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Cost of Living Comparison Between Rochester, NY and Melbourne Reverse

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You would need around 6,040.77A$ (4,780.23$) in Melbourne to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,600.00$ 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 19.77% higher than in Rochester, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 32.78% higher than in Rochester, NY
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 70.94% higher than in Rochester, NY
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 28.34% higher than in Rochester, NY
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 0.18% higher than in Rochester, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 21.17% higher than in Rochester, NY

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  Rochester, NY  Melbourne      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.50 $     11.87 $      +24.95 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 42.50 $     63.31 $      +48.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.04 $      +8.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     5.54 $      +84.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     6.13 $      +53.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.85 $     2.97 $      -22.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.93 $     2.39 $      +24.30 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.72 $     2.02 $      +17.21 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.76 $     1.06 $      +38.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.00 $     2.37 $      -21.09 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.19 $     1.83 $      -16.77 %
Eggs (12) 1.97 $     3.33 $      +69.14 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.23 $     8.47 $      -17.16 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 5.06 $     9.32 $      +84.27 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     3.09 $      -24.84 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.68 $     2.77 $      -40.93 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.18 $     3.57 $      -14.56 %
Potato (1kg) 4.81 $     2.25 $      -53.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.78 $      +11.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     1.83 $      +5.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 $     11.87 $      +24.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.40 $     3.38 $      +142.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.86 $     3.77 $      +31.53 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     15.83 $      +58.27 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.97 $      +48.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $     102.87 $      +128.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $     3.17 $      -29.66 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     1.58 $      -40.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     39.57 $      +97.83 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.19 $      +18.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,500.00 $     21,168.00 $      -23.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 135.92 $     160.11 $      +17.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.72 $      +382.27 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.00 $     52.25 $      +45.15 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.66 $     60.45 $      +126.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 $     15.32 $      -48.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     14.24 $      +42.44 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 31.67 $     84.58 $      +167.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.61 $     61.32 $      +100.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 52.50 $     118.42 $      +125.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 72.50 $     122.74 $      +69.29 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 866.67 $     1,303.50 $      +50.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 733.33 $     975.66 $      +33.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,025.00 $     2,442.19 $      +138.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,050.00 $     1,560.64 $      +48.63 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 484.38 $     6,825.93 $      +1,309.22 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 699.65 $     4,931.41 $      +604.83 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,143.00 $     3,447.90 $      +60.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.25     5.48      +4.47 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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