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Cost of Living Comparison Between Darwin and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 5.74% higher than in Darwin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 28.39% higher than in Darwin
Rent Prices in Sydney are 96.74% higher than in Darwin
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 7.85% lower than in Darwin
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 6.72% higher than in Darwin
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 12.27% lower than in Darwin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 A$ 19.00 A$      -24.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 A$ 88.00 A$      +17.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$ 11.00 A$      -8.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 A$ 8.00 A$      +6.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 A$ 8.00 A$      -5.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.86 A$ 3.89 A$      -19.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 A$ 3.25 A$      -2.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 A$ 2.73 A$      -5.22 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.10 A$ 5.70 A$      +11.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.87 A$ 2.71 A$      +45.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.13 A$ 1.19 A$      +4.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.64 A$ 4.57 A$      -19.01 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.20 A$ 5.43 A$      +29.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.31 A$ 5.21 A$      +20.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.65 A$ 8.41 A$      +26.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.04 A$ 2.00 A$      -2.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.80 A$ 1.61 A$      -10.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.70 A$ 1.67 A$      -1.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.04 A$ 2.26 A$      +10.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 A$ 1.50 A$      +10.69 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 A$ 1.22 A$      +15.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.00 A$ 2.52 A$      -16.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.75 A$ 2.05 A$      -25.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 A$ 18.00 A$      +24.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.35 A$ 5.46 A$      +62.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.17 A$ 5.90 A$      +14.19 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.50 A$ 32.00 A$      -1.54 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 A$ 4.40 A$      +46.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.96 A$ 217.39 A$      +150.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.40 A$ 4.20 A$      -4.55 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.48 A$ 3.54 A$      +42.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.20 A$ 56.40 A$      +2.17 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.66 A$ 5.57 A$      -1.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,500.00 A$ 25,250.00 A$      -8.18 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,298.00 A$ 23,783.65 A$      -2.12 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 303.26 A$ 184.95 A$      -39.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 A$ 0.59 A$      +57.95 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.37 A$ 69.62 A$      -1.07 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.58 A$ 76.33 A$      +39.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.00 A$ 21.34 A$      -14.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 22.00 A$ 20.00 A$      -9.09 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,000.00 A$ 2,182.61 A$      +9.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,166.67 A$ 19,595.24 A$      +92.74 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 97.50 A$ 98.62 A$      +1.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.25 A$ 61.55 A$      +20.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 140.00 A$ 142.56 A$      +1.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 177.50 A$ 153.41 A$      -13.57 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,212.35 A$ 2,575.56 A$      +112.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,250.00 A$ 1,856.51 A$      +48.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,776.00 A$ 4,257.14 A$      +139.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,675.00 A$ 2,946.67 A$      +75.92 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,548.37 A$ 1,259.64 A$      -18.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,695.47 A$ 809.65 A$      -52.25 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,438.83 A$ 4,999.53 A$      +12.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.50 3.95      -12.21 %
Last update: September 2019November 2019
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Currency: AUD