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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Newcastle 

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Consumer Prices in Newcastle are 9.26% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Newcastle are 20.42% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Newcastle are 38.20% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Newcastle are 8.67% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Newcastle are 10.81% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Newcastle is 36.12% higher than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$ 25.00 A$      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 89.00 A$ 85.00 A$      -4.49 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$ 11.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$ 8.00 A$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$ 8.00 A$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.90 A$ 4.48 A$      +14.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 A$ 3.57 A$      +7.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 A$ 2.76 A$      -0.37 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.89 A$ 5.41 A$      -8.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.66 A$ 1.64 A$      -38.40 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$ 0.94 A$      -22.62 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.58 A$ 3.82 A$      -16.51 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.12 A$ 3.54 A$      -30.86 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.02 A$ 4.65 A$      -7.47 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.27 A$ 6.62 A$      -19.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 A$ 2.00 A$      +0.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.58 A$ 1.32 A$      -16.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 A$ 1.72 A$      +3.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.30 A$ 2.86 A$      +24.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.53 A$ 1.36 A$      -11.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 A$ 1.02 A$      -15.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 A$ 2.75 A$      +13.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.10 A$ 0.95 A$      -54.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$ 15.00 A$      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.11 A$ 5.88 A$      +15.03 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.65 A$ 6.60 A$      +16.71 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.00 A$ 30.00 A$      -6.25 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$ 4.00 A$      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 210.00 A$ 130.43 A$      -37.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$ 3.60 A$      -20.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.54 A$ 2.64 A$      -25.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 A$ 52.50 A$      -6.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.49 A$ 5.51 A$      +0.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$ 30,000.00 A$      +15.38 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,052.20 A$ 27,250.00 A$      +13.30 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.29 A$ 191.84 A$      +5.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.49 A$ 0.23 A$      -53.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.88 A$ 82.15 A$      +14.28 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.64 A$ 58.11 A$      -22.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.85 A$ 15.67 A$      -31.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$ 14.75 A$      -26.25 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,172.28 A$ 1,152.50 A$      -46.95 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,452.38 A$ 21,250.00 A$      +9.24 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.03 A$ 101.33 A$      +1.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.36 A$ 73.75 A$      +14.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 143.73 A$ 154.29 A$      +7.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 155.13 A$ 114.17 A$      -26.40 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,577.25 A$ 1,420.65 A$      -44.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,899.98 A$ 1,256.52 A$      -33.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,302.63 A$ 2,628.70 A$      -38.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,972.96 A$ 1,961.59 A$      -34.02 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,274.87 A$ 921.27 A$      -27.74 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 828.31 A$ 510.96 A$      -38.31 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,013.85 A$ 5,431.25 A$      +8.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 4.62      +10.13 %
Last update: September 2019August 2019
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