Historical Prices in Sydney

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2020 18.00 100.00 12.00
2019 18.50 88.50 11.25
2018 18.18 80.00 10.43
2017 15.00 80.00 10.00
2016 15.00 80.00 10.00
2015 16.00 80.00 10.00
2014 15.00 80.00 8.50
2013 15.00 80.00 9.00
2012 15.00 80.00 8.00
2011 18.00 75.00 8.00
2010 15.00 59.50 8.00
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2020 8.00 8.00 3.15 2.67 4.19
2019 8.00 8.00 3.18 2.66 3.96
2018 8.00 9.00 3.39 2.61 3.97
2017 7.50 9.00 3.22 2.67 3.89
2016 7.10 8.00 3.14 2.58 3.78
2015 7.00 8.00 2.99 2.47 3.73
2014 6.00 7.28 2.92 2.40 3.76
2013 6.45 7.50 2.85 2.44 3.64
2012 6.00 7.50 3.18 2.62 3.60
2011 5.50 7.50 3.28 2.60 3.53
2010 6.00 7.50 3.08 2.47 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2020 1.69 2.62 4.70 1.99 5.17 6.08
2019 1.44 2.97 4.47 2.39 5.23 6.32
2018 1.63 2.72 3.97 1.73 4.85 4.94
2017 1.47 2.80 4.40 1.97 5.00 5.16
2016 1.54 2.96 4.96 2.56 5.65 5.77
2015 1.71 2.89 4.66 2.65 5.07 5.68
2014 1.47 3.01 4.35 1.92 5.21 6.29
2013 1.60 3.31 4.19 2.95 5.14 5.69
2012 1.32 3.61 3.87 2.89 4.76 4.66
2011 1.78 3.69 4.36 2.75 4.06 3.92
2010 3.10 3.30 5.17 4.00 5.75 6.25
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2020 4.80 3.43 3.30 2.60 2.48 5.50 3.37 2.74
2019 4.54 3.94 3.32 2.62 2.75 5.07 3.47 2.78
2018 4.38 3.24 3.42 2.46 2.55 4.66 3.29 2.60
2017 4.31 3.73 3.10 2.58 2.52 5.68 3.00 2.74
2016 3.98 3.30 2.79 2.67 2.84 4.67 2.89 2.59
2015 3.90 3.14 3.07 2.37 2.83 4.46 3.06 2.38
2014 4.20 3.01 3.26 2.10 3.04 4.91 - -
2013 4.24 3.83 3.02 2.62 2.92 5.29 - -
2012 3.47 3.25 3.11 2.64 3.01 5.41 - -
2011 4.19 3.25 2.53 2.13 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2020 10.82 15.00 35.00 10.90 19.10
2019 14.03 16.50 35.00 11.40 18.60
2018 8.32 18.50 30.00 10.52 15.86
2017 9.47 16.00 29.25 9.82 15.47
2016 10.60 19.99 25.00 11.19 15.98
2015 10.81 18.00 22.00 10.81 16.26
2014 11.10 15.00 20.00 10.77 -
2013 11.49 19.00 19.00 10.55 -
2012 10.71 16.00 16.50 10.63 -
2011 9.90 15.50 16.00 11.40 -
2010 11.75 20.00 17.10 12.50 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2020 2616.52 1875.16 4882.12 3080.80
2019 2538.09 1837.12 4338.57 2909.57
2018 2649.03 1890.80 4739.11 3172.14
2017 2633.97 1915.21 4637.58 3052.56
2016 2583.24 1766.41 4785.71 2949.13
2015 2336.84 1737.49 4624.89 2886.48
2014 2182.39 1575.27 4635.89 3009.60
2013 2394.99 1587.48 4598.94 2782.45
2012 2190.07 1816.54 4045.83 2934.23
2011 2227.59 1640.61 4276.94 2736.40
2010 2102.86 1740.00 3975.00 2425.04

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2020 14129.81 8550.00
2019 12182.20 8228.57
2018 15159.72 9495.45
2017 13029.32 7820.00
2016 13762.07 9100.71
2015 13077.80 8302.79
2014 11083.33 6483.33
2013 9369.75 5995.00
2012 10280.00 6552.33
2011 10305.56 7012.23
2010 10500.00 7750.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2020 5826.65
2019 4854.44
2018 5283.84
2017 4898.67
2016 4615.28
2015 4616.68
2014 4807.81
2013 4594.64
2012 4723.56
2011 4204.23
2010 4206.37

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2020 4.00 1.40
2019 4.40 1.46
2018 4.00 1.49
2017 4.00 1.33
2016 4.00 1.25
2015 4.00 1.39
2014 4.00 1.53
2013 4.00 1.51
2012 4.10 1.48
2011 4.00 1.43
2010 4.70 1.29
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2020 217.39
2019 210.00
2018 217.39
2017 173.91
2016 160.00
2015 155.00
2014 150.00
2013 120.00
2012 127.00
2011 85.00
2010 143.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2020 3.27
2019 3.84
2018 4.46
2017 4.22
2016 4.54
2015 4.85
2014 5.20
2013 5.92
2012 6.41
2011 7.47
2010 7.15

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2020 185.29 74.32
2019 178.27 69.72
2018 187.22 69.29
2017 174.04 70.29
2016 176.68 65.37
2015 176.28 69.70
2014 237.46 65.88
2013 247.06 64.00
2012 226.18 55.79
2011 224.00 59.28
2010 182.21 49.99

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2020 81.81 25.21 20.00
2019 72.83 21.49 20.00
2018 74.20 23.70 20.00
2017 74.07 24.57 20.00
2016 72.83 23.58 20.00
2015 68.28 21.62 19.00
2014 77.57 19.25 18.50
2013 83.28 24.32 18.00
2012 87.91 18.00 18.00
2011 78.33 15.00 17.00
2010 96.46 27.50 15.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2020 101.77 62.92 140.44 151.86
2019 98.74 60.92 142.86 154.13
2018 103.78 66.65 134.54 162.67
2017 98.92 60.80 133.60 147.06
2016 103.77 67.33 139.53 151.13
2015 105.49 75.71 138.13 148.98
2014 102.14 76.00 122.77 143.90
2013 116.17 78.71 147.83 151.09
2012 110.92 92.22 163.45 139.92
2011 102.00 82.00 135.71 145.00
2010 112.50 60.00 175.00 140.00
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