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Cost of Living Comparison Between Rochester, NY and Melbourne Reverse

You would need around 6,249.08A$ (5,865.48$) in Melbourne to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ 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 56.48% higher than in Rochester, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 67.59% higher than in Rochester, NY
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 97.04% higher than in Rochester, NY
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 46.67% higher than in Rochester, NY
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 33.88% higher than in Rochester, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 11.28% lower than in Rochester, NY

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  Rochester, NY  Melbourne      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 $     14.08 $      +56.44 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     75.09 $      +50.18 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.56 $      +16.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     6.57 $      +119.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     7.04 $      +75.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     3.51 $      -5.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     2.87 $      +60.35 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.42 $     2.45 $      +72.99 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.72 $     1.34 $      +85.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.70 $     2.70 $      -0.25 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.39 $     2.26 $      -5.60 %
Eggs (12) 1.79 $     3.92 $      +118.47 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.72 $     10.78 $      +10.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.97 $     11.52 $      +132.04 %
Apples (1kg) 3.78 $     3.77 $      -0.47 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.75 $     3.34 $      -29.59 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.29 $     4.64 $      +41.09 %
Potato (1kg) 3.70 $     3.16 $      -14.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.67 $     2.18 $      +30.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $     2.34 $      +28.44 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.08 $      +17.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $     4.26 $      +120.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.48 $     4.23 $      +70.75 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.65 $     17.83 $      +84.80 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 $     3.38 $      +237.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 46.50 $     121.08 $      +160.39 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.29 $      +9.51 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 $     1.72 $      -7.65 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.50 $     46.93 $      +128.93 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.42 $      +40.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 $     27,214.66 $      +11.08 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 111.87 $     185.05 $      +65.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.85 $      +1,315.74 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.37 $     58.40 $      +44.64 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.00 $     70.15 $      +169.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     17.08 $      -14.59 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 $     16.90 $      +77.84 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.00 $     98.41 $      +181.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.33 $     71.82 $      +153.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 56.25 $     138.03 $      +145.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 73.33 $     138.80 $      +89.28 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 775.00 $     1,555.56 $      +100.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 708.33 $     1,166.59 $      +64.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,033.33 $     2,941.22 $      +184.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,266.67 $     1,788.67 $      +41.21 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 791.04 $     8,141.30 $      +929.19 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 675.16 $     5,777.17 $      +755.67 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,775.00 $     4,125.73 $      +48.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.83     5.80      +20.04 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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