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Cost of Living Comparison Between Rochester, NY and Melbourne Reverse

You would need around 6,236.14A$ (5,613.60$) in Melbourne to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,400.00$ 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 51.93% higher than in Rochester, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 65.11% higher than in Rochester, NY
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 102.45% higher than in Rochester, NY
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 46.53% higher than in Rochester, NY
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 29.91% higher than in Rochester, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 13.32% lower than in Rochester, NY

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  Rochester, NY  Melbourne      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 $     13.50 $      +50.03 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     72.01 $      +60.03 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.75 $     7.36 $      +9.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     6.30 $      +110.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     6.75 $      +68.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     3.37 $      -9.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.81 $     2.75 $      +51.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.48 $     2.33 $      +57.51 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.72 $     1.26 $      +73.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.56 $     2.57 $      +0.47 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.39 $     2.16 $      -9.47 %
Eggs (12) 1.82 $     3.70 $      +103.10 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.72 $     10.52 $      +8.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.60 $     10.89 $      +136.86 %
Apples (1kg) 3.89 $     3.53 $      -9.08 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.75 $     3.19 $      -32.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.29 $     4.43 $      +34.61 %
Potato (1kg) 3.70 $     2.94 $      -20.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.67 $     2.11 $      +26.46 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $     2.25 $      +23.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $     13.50 $      +22.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $     4.05 $      +138.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.48 $     3.99 $      +60.87 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.65 $     17.10 $      +77.24 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 $     3.24 $      +224.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 46.50 $     117.02 $      +151.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.15 $      +5.02 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 $     1.67 $      -9.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.50 $     45.01 $      +119.55 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.36 $      +35.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 $     25,614.03 $      +4.55 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 127.84 $     183.92 $      +43.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.81 $      +1,257.76 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.64 $     56.21 $      +45.46 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.00 $     67.28 $      +158.76 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     16.38 $      -18.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 $     16.20 $      +70.56 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.60 $     95.13 $      +183.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.33 $     70.28 $      +148.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 55.00 $     131.41 $      +138.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 73.33 $     133.91 $      +82.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 775.00 $     1,470.35 $      +89.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 708.33 $     1,095.37 $      +54.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,033.33 $     2,787.74 $      +169.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,000.00 $     1,718.56 $      +71.86 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 791.04 $     7,832.32 $      +890.13 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 675.16 $     5,568.79 $      +724.81 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,775.00 $     3,971.40 $      +43.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.83     5.73      +18.48 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014September, 2014
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