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Cost of Living Comparison Between Rochester, NY and Melbourne Reverse

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You would need around 6,227.67A$ (4,922.28$) in Melbourne to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,600.00$ in Rochester, NY (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 22.96% higher than in Rochester, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 36.73% higher than in Rochester, NY
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 77.21% higher than in Rochester, NY
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 19.80% higher than in Rochester, NY
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 7.46% higher than in Rochester, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 2.15% higher than in Rochester, NY

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  Rochester, NY  Melbourne      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(12.65 A$)
    11.86 $
(15.00 A$)
     +18.56 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(63.26 A$)
    63.23 $
(80.00 A$)
     +26.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(8.22 A$)
    7.11 $
(9.00 A$)
     +9.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $
(3.80 A$)
    6.13 $
(7.75 A$)
     +104.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $
(5.06 A$)
    6.32 $
(8.00 A$)
     +58.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.89 $
(4.93 A$)
    2.97 $
(3.76 A$)
     -23.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 $
(2.42 A$)
    2.36 $
(2.99 A$)
     +23.67 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $
(2.05 A$)
    1.95 $
(2.46 A$)
     +20.19 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.75 $
(0.95 A$)
    0.94 $
(1.19 A$)
     +25.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.58 $
(3.26 A$)
    2.18 $
(2.76 A$)
     -15.40 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.22 $
(2.81 A$)
    1.94 $
(2.45 A$)
     -12.84 %
Eggs (12) 2.12 $
(2.69 A$)
    3.58 $
(4.52 A$)
     +68.36 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.96 $
(15.14 A$)
    8.69 $
(11.00 A$)
     -27.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.88 $
(6.17 A$)
    8.89 $
(11.25 A$)
     +82.32 %
Apples (1kg) 3.94 $
(4.98 A$)
    3.26 $
(4.12 A$)
     -17.22 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.00 $
(5.06 A$)
    2.66 $
(3.36 A$)
     -33.53 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.82 $
(4.83 A$)
    3.50 $
(4.43 A$)
     -8.26 %
Potato (1kg) 3.33 $
(4.21 A$)
    2.06 $
(2.61 A$)
     -38.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.50 $
(1.89 A$)
    1.86 $
(2.36 A$)
     +24.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $
(2.21 A$)
    1.54 $
(1.95 A$)
     -11.65 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.50 $
(13.28 A$)
    11.86 $
(15.00 A$)
     +12.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $
(2.23 A$)
    3.48 $
(4.41 A$)
     +97.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(2.27 A$)
    3.89 $
(4.92 A$)
     +116.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.90 $
(12.53 A$)
    17.39 $
(22.00 A$)
     +75.64 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $
(1.90 A$)
    2.97 $
(3.76 A$)
     +98.12 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $
(56.93 A$)
    109.55 $
(138.60 A$)
     +143.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $
(5.69 A$)
    3.32 $
(4.20 A$)
     -26.23 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $
(3.34 A$)
    1.58 $
(2.00 A$)
     -40.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $
(25.30 A$)
    35.57 $
(45.00 A$)
     +77.84 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $
(1.03 A$)
    1.14 $
(1.44 A$)
     +40.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 $
(37,956.00 A$)
    20,941.35 $
(26,495.00 A$)
     -30.20 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 135.92 $
(171.96 A$)
    166.16 $
(210.23 A$)
     +22.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(0.19 A$)
    0.69 $
(0.88 A$)
     +361.35 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.00 $
(44.28 A$)
    53.78 $
(68.04 A$)
     +53.66 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.66 $
(33.73 A$)
    64.08 $
(81.08 A$)
     +140.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 $
(37.96 A$)
    16.40 $
(20.75 A$)
     -45.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 $
(11.39 A$)
    15.02 $
(19.00 A$)
     +66.86 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.00 $
(44.28 A$)
    82.46 $
(104.33 A$)
     +135.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.07 $
(46.91 A$)
    56.32 $
(71.25 A$)
     +51.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 52.50 $
(66.42 A$)
    117.77 $
(149.00 A$)
     +124.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.67 $
(134.95 A$)
    114.82 $
(145.27 A$)
     +7.64 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 816.67 $
(1,033.25 A$)
    1,286.00 $
(1,627.05 A$)
     +57.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 725.00 $
(917.27 A$)
    979.49 $
(1,239.25 A$)
     +35.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,025.00 $
(1,296.83 A$)
    2,535.45 $
(3,207.86 A$)
     +147.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,050.00 $
(1,328.46 A$)
    1,619.85 $
(2,049.43 A$)
     +54.27 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 484.38 $
(612.83 A$)
    6,879.84 $
(8,704.38 A$)
     +1,320.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 699.65 $
(885.20 A$)
    4,986.37 $
(6,308.75 A$)
     +612.69 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,369.17 $
(2,997.47 A$)
    3,308.92 $
(4,186.44 A$)
     +39.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.25     5.24      -0.15 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: USD