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Cost of Living Comparison Between Rochester, NY and Melbourne Reverse

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You would need around 6,305.62A$ (5,122.77$) in Melbourne to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,600.00$ 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 30.10% higher than in Rochester, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 42.30% higher than in Rochester, NY
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 77.58% higher than in Rochester, NY
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 32.96% higher than in Rochester, NY
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 9.37% higher than in Rochester, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 9.31% lower than in Rochester, NY

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  Rochester, NY  Melbourne      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 $     12.19 $      +35.40 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     64.99 $      +44.43 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     6.91 $      +6.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.25 $     5.69 $      +74.98 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     6.30 $      +57.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.88 $     3.04 $      -21.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.94 $     2.46 $      +26.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.69 $     2.11 $      +24.74 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.76 $     1.10 $      +43.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.00 $     2.47 $      -17.74 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.19 $     1.83 $      -16.80 %
Eggs (12) 1.97 $     3.44 $      +74.41 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.23 $     8.59 $      -15.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 5.06 $     9.82 $      +94.19 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     3.13 $      -23.70 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.68 $     2.89 $      -38.37 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.18 $     3.74 $      -10.55 %
Potato (1kg) 4.81 $     2.48 $      -48.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.83 $      +15.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     1.94 $      +11.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 $     12.19 $      +28.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.40 $     3.46 $      +148.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.86 $     3.75 $      +30.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     16.25 $      +62.48 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.97 $      +48.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $     105.61 $      +134.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $     2.84 $      -36.81 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     1.62 $      -38.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     40.62 $      +103.10 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.23 $      +22.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,500.00 $     22,341.38 $      -18.76 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 135.92 $     168.19 $      +23.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.77 $      +1,176.47 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.00 $     52.54 $      +45.94 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.66 $     61.62 $      +131.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     14.77 $      -26.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.62 $      +46.23 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 31.67 $     86.96 $      +174.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.61 $     63.84 $      +108.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 52.50 $     120.24 $      +129.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 72.50 $     119.81 $      +65.25 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 866.67 $     1,332.32 $      +53.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 733.33 $     985.74 $      +34.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,025.00 $     2,528.66 $      +146.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,050.00 $     1,568.55 $      +49.39 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 791.04 $     7,125.77 $      +800.81 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 675.16 $     4,878.17 $      +622.52 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,775.00 $     3,581.08 $      +29.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.25     5.52      +5.21 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014December, 2014
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