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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 4.37% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 11.41% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in London are 21.76% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in London are 22.67% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in London are 11.23% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in London is 23.88% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(10.02 £)
26.95 A$
(15.00 £)
     +49.70 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(44.53 £)
89.82 A$
(50.00 £)
     +12.28 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.35 A$
(5.76 £)
10.78 A$
(6.00 £)
     +4.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(4.45 £)
8.98 A$
(5.00 £)
     +12.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(5.01 £)
8.08 A$
(4.50 £)
     -10.18 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 A$
(2.20 £)
4.90 A$
(2.73 £)
     +23.87 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 A$
(1.88 £)
2.36 A$
(1.31 £)
     -30.25 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.60 A$
(1.45 £)
1.80 A$
(1.00 £)
     -30.77 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.14 A$
(3.42 £)
6.31 A$
(3.51 £)
     +2.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.51 A$
(1.39 £)
1.80 A$
(1.00 £)
     -28.24 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 A$
(0.66 £)
1.39 A$
(0.77 £)
     +17.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.19 A$
(2.33 £)
3.87 A$
(2.15 £)
     -7.66 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.93 A$
(2.19 £)
5.78 A$
(3.22 £)
     +47.13 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.79 A$
(2.67 £)
5.48 A$
(3.05 £)
     +14.37 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.30 A$
(4.07 £)
7.61 A$
(4.23 £)
     +4.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 A$
(1.07 £)
1.82 A$
(1.01 £)
     -5.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.45 A$
(0.81 £)
0.90 A$
(0.50 £)
     -38.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 A$
(0.89 £)
1.74 A$
(0.97 £)
     +8.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.18 A$
(1.21 £)
1.94 A$
(1.08 £)
     -10.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.47 A$
(0.82 £)
1.00 A$
(0.56 £)
     -31.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 A$
(0.66 £)
0.93 A$
(0.52 £)
     -21.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 A$
(1.39 £)
1.46 A$
(0.81 £)
     -41.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 A$
(0.97 £)
1.79 A$
(1.00 £)
     +2.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.50 A$
(10.30 £)
14.37 A$
(8.00 £)
     -22.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.95 A$
(2.76 £)
2.80 A$
(1.56 £)
     -43.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.18 A$
(2.88 £)
3.85 A$
(2.14 £)
     -25.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(16.70 £)
19.76 A$
(11.00 £)
     -34.13 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(2.23 £)
4.49 A$
(2.50 £)
     +12.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(121.01 £)
251.50 A$
(140.00 £)
     +15.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(2.23 £)
8.98 A$
(5.00 £)
     +124.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.52 A$
(1.96 £)
8.38 A$
(4.66 £)
     +137.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.68 A$
(31.55 £)
71.86 A$
(40.00 £)
     +26.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 A$
(3.18 £)
8.82 A$
(4.91 £)
     +54.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(13,916.32 £)
34,334.70 A$
(19,112.50 £)
     +37.34 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,176.04 A$
(13,457.66 £)
37,642.32 A$
(20,953.70 £)
     +55.70 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 185.83 A$
(103.44 £)
275.48 A$
(153.34 £)
     +48.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.64 A$
(0.36 £)
0.20 A$
(0.11 £)
     -68.21 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.00 A$
(38.41 £)
58.14 A$
(32.36 £)
     -15.74 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 70.67 A$
(39.34 £)
81.18 A$
(45.19 £)
     +14.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.55 A$
(12.55 £)
20.26 A$
(11.28 £)
     -10.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(11.13 £)
23.35 A$
(13.00 £)
     +16.77 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,103.33 A$
(1,170.83 £)
2,231.50 A$
(1,242.17 £)
     +6.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,750.00 A$
(10,437.24 £)
29,364.36 A$
(16,345.75 £)
     +56.61 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.52 A$
(57.07 £)
115.17 A$
(64.11 £)
     +12.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.75 A$
(36.60 £)
54.51 A$
(30.35 £)
     -17.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.32 A$
(75.33 £)
122.38 A$
(68.12 £)
     -9.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 162.61 A$
(90.52 £)
145.51 A$
(81.00 £)
     -10.51 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,648.67 A$
(1,474.39 £)
3,101.84 A$
(1,726.64 £)
     +17.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,883.36 A$
(1,048.38 £)
2,224.79 A$
(1,238.44 £)
     +18.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,645.63 A$
(2,586.00 £)
5,941.96 A$
(3,307.61 £)
     +27.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,079.33 A$
(1,714.12 £)
3,656.12 A$
(2,035.19 £)
     +18.73 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,349.11 A$
(750.99 £)
2,234.73 A$
(1,243.97 £)
     +65.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 836.20 A$
(465.47 £)
1,291.81 A$
(719.09 £)
     +54.49 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,277.67 A$
(2,937.83 £)
4,475.81 A$
(2,491.47 £)
     -15.19 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.43 3.22      -27.23 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
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