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Cost of Living Comparison Between Rochester, NY and Melbourne Reverse

You would need around 6,171.24A$ (5,765.36$) in Melbourne to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,400.00$ 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 56.04% higher than in Rochester, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 69.57% higher than in Rochester, NY
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 107.91% higher than in Rochester, NY
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 50.59% higher than in Rochester, NY
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 33.46% higher than in Rochester, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 12.52% lower than in Rochester, NY

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  Rochester, NY  Melbourne      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 $     14.01 $      +55.71 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     74.74 $      +66.09 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.75 $     7.71 $      +14.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     6.54 $      +117.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     7.01 $      +75.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     3.49 $      -5.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.81 $     2.85 $      +57.51 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.48 $     2.42 $      +63.57 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.72 $     1.32 $      +82.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.56 $     2.67 $      +4.27 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.39 $     2.25 $      -6.05 %
Eggs (12) 1.82 $     3.84 $      +110.79 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.72 $     10.91 $      +12.26 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.60 $     11.31 $      +145.82 %
Apples (1kg) 3.89 $     3.67 $      -5.64 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.75 $     3.31 $      -30.24 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.29 $     4.59 $      +39.70 %
Potato (1kg) 3.70 $     3.05 $      -17.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.67 $     2.19 $      +31.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $     2.33 $      +27.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $     14.01 $      +27.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $     4.20 $      +147.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.48 $     4.14 $      +66.96 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.65 $     17.75 $      +83.94 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 $     3.36 $      +236.32 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 46.50 $     121.45 $      +161.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.27 $      +8.99 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 $     1.74 $      -6.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.50 $     46.71 $      +127.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.41 $      +40.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 $     26,470.42 $      +8.04 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 127.84 $     190.80 $      +49.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.85 $      +1,309.13 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.64 $     58.34 $      +50.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.00 $     69.82 $      +168.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     17.00 $      -14.99 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 $     16.82 $      +77.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.60 $     98.70 $      +193.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.33 $     72.92 $      +157.35 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 55.00 $     136.34 $      +147.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 73.33 $     138.94 $      +89.46 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 775.00 $     1,525.98 $      +96.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 708.33 $     1,136.15 $      +60.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,033.33 $     2,893.22 $      +179.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,000.00 $     1,783.58 $      +78.36 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 791.04 $     8,128.67 $      +927.59 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 675.16 $     5,779.49 $      +756.01 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,775.00 $     4,116.28 $      +48.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.83     5.73      +18.48 %
 
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