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Cost of Living Comparison Between Rochester, NY and Melbourne Reverse

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You would need around 6,085.52A$ (5,355.09$) in Melbourne to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ in Rochester, NY (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 41.21% higher than in Rochester, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 53.00% higher than in Rochester, NY
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 86.14% higher than in Rochester, NY
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 36.47% higher than in Rochester, NY
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 22.05% higher than in Rochester, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 8.02% lower than in Rochester, NY

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  Rochester, NY  Melbourne      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 $     13.20 $      +46.66 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     70.40 $      +40.80 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     7.48 $      +6.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     6.16 $      +105.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     6.60 $      +64.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.75 $     3.28 $      -12.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.85 $     2.66 $      +43.45 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 $     2.25 $      +46.20 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.75 $     1.23 $      +64.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.80 $     2.58 $      -7.95 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.46 $     2.02 $      -17.68 %
Eggs (12) 1.91 $     3.70 $      +93.56 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.23 $     10.03 $      -1.93 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.95 $     10.50 $      +112.21 %
Apples (1kg) 3.48 $     3.42 $      -1.60 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.68 $     3.11 $      -33.65 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.45 $     4.19 $      +21.49 %
Potato (1kg) 4.20 $     2.80 $      -33.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 $     2.03 $      +17.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $     2.15 $      +17.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     13.20 $      +32.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.60 $     3.92 $      +145.80 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.37 $     4.00 $      +68.94 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.95 $     16.72 $      +68.03 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.21 $      +60.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $     113.96 $      +127.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $     3.08 $      -38.40 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.59 $     1.76 $      +10.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.50 $     44.00 $      +151.42 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.33 $      +32.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $     25,241.53 $      +0.97 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 133.19 $     180.35 $      +35.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.80 $      +1,227.29 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.50 $     55.38 $      +47.69 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.00 $     65.56 $      +118.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     16.16 $      -19.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.84 $      +58.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36.70 $     93.04 $      +153.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.17 $     68.75 $      +101.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 60.00 $     127.63 $      +112.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 75.00 $     130.02 $      +73.36 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 833.33 $     1,441.80 $      +73.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 762.50 $     1,060.94 $      +39.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,050.00 $     2,703.19 $      +157.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,050.00 $     1,673.54 $      +59.39 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 791.04 $     7,672.64 $      +869.94 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 675.16 $     5,283.83 $      +682.60 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,775.00 $     3,905.26 $      +40.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.25     5.65      +7.68 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014October, 2014
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