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Cost of Living Comparison Between Rochester, NY and Melbourne Reverse

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You would need around 6,072.53A$ (5,355.43$) in Melbourne to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ 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 41.42% higher than in Rochester, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 53.01% higher than in Rochester, NY
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 85.60% higher than in Rochester, NY
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 36.79% higher than in Rochester, NY
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 22.08% higher than in Rochester, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 7.86% lower than in Rochester, NY

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  Rochester, NY  Melbourne      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 $     13.23 $      +46.99 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     70.55 $      +41.11 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     7.50 $      +7.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     6.17 $      +105.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     6.61 $      +65.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.75 $     3.29 $      -12.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.85 $     2.66 $      +43.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 $     2.26 $      +46.93 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.75 $     1.22 $      +63.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.80 $     2.59 $      -7.74 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.46 $     2.03 $      -17.50 %
Eggs (12) 1.91 $     3.71 $      +93.98 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.23 $     9.95 $      -2.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.95 $     10.47 $      +111.72 %
Apples (1kg) 3.48 $     3.43 $      -1.38 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.68 $     3.12 $      -33.51 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.45 $     4.20 $      +21.76 %
Potato (1kg) 4.20 $     2.81 $      -33.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 $     2.04 $      +17.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $     2.15 $      +17.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     13.23 $      +32.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.60 $     3.93 $      +146.35 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.37 $     4.01 $      +69.31 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.95 $     16.76 $      +68.41 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.22 $      +60.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $     114.21 $      +128.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $     3.09 $      -38.27 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.59 $     1.76 $      +10.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.50 $     44.10 $      +151.97 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.33 $      +32.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $     25,226.32 $      +0.91 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 133.19 $     180.70 $      +35.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.80 $      +1,230.22 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.50 $     55.88 $      +49.03 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.00 $     65.70 $      +119.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     16.20 $      -19.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     15.87 $      +58.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36.70 $     93.23 $      +154.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.17 $     68.89 $      +101.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 60.00 $     128.67 $      +114.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 75.00 $     130.29 $      +73.72 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 833.33 $     1,435.96 $      +72.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 762.50 $     1,052.46 $      +38.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,050.00 $     2,709.15 $      +158.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,050.00 $     1,662.03 $      +58.29 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 791.04 $     7,689.56 $      +872.08 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 675.16 $     5,295.48 $      +684.33 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,775.00 $     3,912.16 $      +40.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.25     5.65      +7.68 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014October, 2014
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