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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 1.91% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 7.98% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in London are 16.82% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in London are 20.34% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in London are 13.55% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in London is 21.69% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(10.19 £)
26.50 A$
(15.00 £)
     +47.24 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(45.28 £)
88.34 A$
(50.00 £)
     +10.43 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.35 A$
(5.86 £)
10.60 A$
(6.00 £)
     +2.43 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(4.53 £)
8.83 A$
(5.00 £)
     +10.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(5.09 £)
7.77 A$
(4.40 £)
     -13.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.00 A$
(2.26 £)
4.83 A$
(2.73 £)
     +20.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.39 A$
(1.92 £)
2.23 A$
(1.26 £)
     -34.36 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 A$
(1.46 £)
1.71 A$
(0.97 £)
     -33.76 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.78 A$
(3.27 £)
6.12 A$
(3.46 £)
     +5.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.43 A$
(1.38 £)
1.76 A$
(1.00 £)
     -27.48 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 A$
(0.68 £)
1.36 A$
(0.77 £)
     +13.40 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.77 A$
(2.14 £)
3.81 A$
(2.16 £)
     +0.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.80 A$
(2.15 £)
5.39 A$
(3.05 £)
     +41.85 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.66 A$
(2.64 £)
5.43 A$
(3.07 £)
     +16.51 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.21 A$
(4.08 £)
7.15 A$
(4.05 £)
     -0.84 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 A$
(1.08 £)
1.72 A$
(0.97 £)
     -9.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.45 A$
(0.82 £)
0.84 A$
(0.48 £)
     -41.92 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 A$
(0.89 £)
1.63 A$
(0.92 £)
     +3.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.15 A$
(1.22 £)
1.75 A$
(0.99 £)
     -18.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.46 A$
(0.83 £)
0.93 A$
(0.53 £)
     -36.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 A$
(0.67 £)
0.91 A$
(0.52 £)
     -22.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.55 A$
(1.44 £)
1.36 A$
(0.77 £)
     -46.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 A$
(0.97 £)
1.77 A$
(1.00 £)
     +3.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$
(10.19 £)
14.14 A$
(8.00 £)
     -21.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.10 A$
(2.89 £)
2.74 A$
(1.55 £)
     -46.35 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.22 A$
(2.95 £)
3.72 A$
(2.11 £)
     -28.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(16.98 £)
19.44 A$
(11.00 £)
     -35.21 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(2.26 £)
4.24 A$
(2.40 £)
     +6.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(123.04 £)
243.83 A$
(138.00 £)
     +12.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(2.26 £)
7.51 A$
(4.25 £)
     +87.73 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.52 A$
(1.99 £)
7.95 A$
(4.50 £)
     +125.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.68 A$
(32.08 £)
70.68 A$
(40.00 £)
     +24.69 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.66 A$
(3.20 £)
8.57 A$
(4.85 £)
     +51.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(14,149.24 £)
35,196.23 A$
(19,920.00 £)
     +40.78 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,153.30 A$
(14,236.01 £)
36,832.36 A$
(20,846.00 £)
     +46.43 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 177.54 A$
(100.48 £)
261.66 A$
(148.09 £)
     +47.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.65 A$
(0.37 £)
0.19 A$
(0.11 £)
     -70.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.64 A$
(39.98 £)
58.25 A$
(32.97 £)
     -17.54 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 71.49 A$
(40.46 £)
80.79 A$
(45.72 £)
     +13.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.23 A$
(13.71 £)
19.68 A$
(11.14 £)
     -18.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(11.32 £)
22.97 A$
(13.00 £)
     +14.85 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,043.97 A$
(1,156.82 £)
2,255.50 A$
(1,276.54 £)
     +10.35 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,428.57 A$
(10,430.01 £)
29,418.38 A$
(16,649.91 £)
     +59.63 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.36 A$
(56.80 £)
111.50 A$
(63.10 £)
     +11.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.12 A$
(36.85 £)
54.56 A$
(30.88 £)
     -16.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 133.37 A$
(75.48 £)
120.48 A$
(68.19 £)
     -9.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 156.93 A$
(88.82 £)
139.82 A$
(79.13 £)
     -10.90 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,611.28 A$
(1,477.91 £)
3,018.08 A$
(1,708.14 £)
     +15.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,896.09 A$
(1,073.13 £)
2,146.23 A$
(1,214.70 £)
     +13.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,657.86 A$
(2,636.21 £)
5,568.06 A$
(3,151.35 £)
     +19.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,109.44 A$
(1,759.85 £)
3,607.15 A$
(2,041.54 £)
     +16.01 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,328.59 A$
(751.94 £)
2,199.19 A$
(1,244.67 £)
     +65.53 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 825.14 A$
(467.00 £)
1,280.56 A$
(724.76 £)
     +55.19 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,389.44 A$
(3,050.26 £)
4,556.80 A$
(2,579.01 £)
     -15.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.43 3.22      -27.43 %
Last update: November 2018November 2018
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