Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Milan 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Milan are 7.22% lower than in Sydney (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Milan are 12.52% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Milan are 21.52% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Milan are 12.39% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Milan are 17.46% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Milan is 53.39% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants
Sydney Edit Milan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.43 €
(21.00 A$)
20.00 €
(31.28 A$)
     +48.98 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 79.91 €
(125.00 A$)
80.00 €
(125.14 A$)
     +0.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.95 €
(14.00 A$)
9.25 €
(14.47 A$)
     +3.35 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.75 €
(9.00 A$)
6.00 €
(9.39 A$)
     +4.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.91 €
(9.25 A$)
5.00 €
(7.82 A$)
     -15.45 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 €
(4.57 A$)
1.75 €
(2.74 A$)
     -40.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 €
(3.27 A$)
2.63 €
(4.11 A$)
     +25.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 €
(3.03 A$)
1.27 €
(1.98 A$)
     -34.52 %
Markets
Sydney Edit Milan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.11 €
(8.00 A$)
5.43 €
(8.50 A$)
     +6.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.99 €
(3.11 A$)
2.08 €
(3.26 A$)
     +4.73 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.80 €
(1.25 A$)
1.21 €
(1.89 A$)
     +50.74 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.64 €
(5.70 A$)
3.47 €
(5.43 A$)
     -4.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.37 €
(5.28 A$)
6.24 €
(9.76 A$)
     +84.97 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.42 €
(5.35 A$)
4.78 €
(7.48 A$)
     +39.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.87 €
(9.18 A$)
8.87 €
(13.88 A$)
     +51.16 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.23 €
(1.93 A$)
1.05 €
(1.64 A$)
     -14.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.01 €
(1.57 A$)
0.88 €
(1.37 A$)
     -12.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.07 €
(1.67 A$)
0.91 €
(1.42 A$)
     -15.08 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.25 €
(3.52 A$)
1.19 €
(1.85 A$)
     -47.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.56 A$)
0.65 €
(1.02 A$)
     -34.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.90 €
(1.40 A$)
0.50 €
(0.78 A$)
     -44.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.46 €
(3.85 A$)
1.11 €
(1.73 A$)
     -55.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.36 €
(2.13 A$)
0.45 €
(0.70 A$)
     -67.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.51 €
(18.00 A$)
7.00 €
(10.95 A$)
     -39.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.02 €
(6.28 A$)
1.43 €
(2.23 A$)
     -64.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.34 €
(6.78 A$)
1.95 €
(3.05 A$)
     -55.03 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.57 €
(40.00 A$)
6.00 €
(9.39 A$)
     -76.54 %
Transportation
Sydney Edit Milan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.94 €
(4.60 A$)
2.00 €
(3.13 A$)
     -31.99 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 138.98 €
(217.39 A$)
39.00 €
(61.01 A$)
     -71.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(4.70 A$)
6.00 €
(9.39 A$)
     +99.69 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.88 €
(4.51 A$)
3.22 €
(5.03 A$)
     +11.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 38.36 €
(60.00 A$)
35.00 €
(54.75 A$)
     -8.75 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.94 €
(7.73 A$)
7.45 €
(11.65 A$)
     +50.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,375.09 €
(35,000.00 A$)
24,500.00 €
(38,323.87 A$)
     +9.50 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,653.02 €
(29,177.80 A$)
27,315.62 €
(42,728.18 A$)
     +46.44 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sydney Edit Milan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 127.77 €
(199.87 A$)
205.26 €
(321.08 A$)
     +60.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.42 €
(0.66 A$)
0.15 €
(0.24 A$)
     -64.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.99 €
(75.06 A$)
28.19 €
(44.09 A$)
     -41.26 %
Sports And Leisure
Sydney Edit Milan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.09 €
(84.60 A$)
73.65 €
(115.21 A$)
     +36.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.43 €
(22.58 A$)
25.18 €
(39.38 A$)
     +74.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.74 €
(21.50 A$)
10.00 €
(15.64 A$)
     -27.24 %
Childcare
Sydney Edit Milan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,572.83 €
(2,460.28 A$)
764.71 €
(1,196.18 A$)
     -51.38 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,402.79 €
(22,529.41 A$)
15,810.33 €
(24,731.15 A$)
     +9.77 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sydney Edit Milan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.13 €
(112.83 A$)
90.28 €
(141.22 A$)
     +25.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.39 €
(75.69 A$)
33.58 €
(52.52 A$)
     -30.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.48 €
(154.05 A$)
96.84 €
(151.48 A$)
     -1.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.37 €
(178.91 A$)
150.47 €
(235.37 A$)
     +31.56 %
Rent Per Month
Sydney Edit Milan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,650.70 €
(2,582.09 A$)
1,269.77 €
(1,986.23 A$)
     -23.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,222.45 €
(1,912.21 A$)
844.15 €
(1,320.45 A$)
     -30.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,227.47 €
(5,048.54 A$)
2,622.62 €
(4,102.40 A$)
     -18.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,070.45 €
(3,238.68 A$)
1,693.17 €
(2,648.52 A$)
     -18.22 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sydney Edit Milan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,054.22 €
(1,649.05 A$)
821.09 €
(1,284.38 A$)
     -22.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 626.16 €
(979.47 A$)
418.93 €
(655.31 A$)
     -33.10 %
Salaries And Financing
Sydney Edit Milan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,385.18 €
(6,859.47 A$)
1,788.08 €
(2,796.98 A$)
     -59.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.02 1.68      -44.44 %
Last update: December 2022December 2022
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