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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 5.02% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 13.49% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in London are 26.27% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in London are 20.28% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in London are 13.75% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in London is 40.17% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(10.89 £)
27.56 A$
(15.00 £)
     +37.78 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(43.55 £)
91.85 A$
(50.00 £)
     +14.81 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(5.99 £)
11.01 A$
(6.00 £)
     +0.12 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(4.35 £)
9.19 A$
(5.00 £)
     +14.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(4.90 £)
8.27 A$
(4.50 £)
     -8.15 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.99 A$
(2.17 £)
5.05 A$
(2.75 £)
     +26.54 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 A$
(1.84 £)
2.38 A$
(1.29 £)
     -29.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.71 A$
(1.48 £)
1.84 A$
(1.00 £)
     -32.14 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.80 A$
(3.16 £)
6.56 A$
(3.57 £)
     +13.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.51 A$
(1.37 £)
1.79 A$
(0.97 £)
     -28.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 A$
(0.65 £)
1.12 A$
(0.61 £)
     -6.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.46 A$
(2.43 £)
3.75 A$
(2.04 £)
     -15.88 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.99 A$
(2.17 £)
5.45 A$
(2.96 £)
     +36.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.81 A$
(2.62 £)
5.19 A$
(2.83 £)
     +7.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.58 A$
(4.13 £)
7.82 A$
(4.26 £)
     +3.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.96 A$
(1.07 £)
1.60 A$
(0.87 £)
     -18.26 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.52 A$
(0.83 £)
0.90 A$
(0.49 £)
     -40.46 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 A$
(0.89 £)
1.72 A$
(0.93 £)
     +4.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.12 A$
(1.15 £)
1.99 A$
(1.08 £)
     -6.29 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.52 A$
(0.83 £)
0.95 A$
(0.52 £)
     -37.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.15 A$
(0.63 £)
0.83 A$
(0.45 £)
     -28.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.35 A$
(1.28 £)
1.47 A$
(0.80 £)
     -37.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 A$
(0.99 £)
1.62 A$
(0.88 £)
     -10.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.50 A$
(10.07 £)
14.70 A$
(8.00 £)
     -20.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.79 A$
(2.60 £)
3.23 A$
(1.76 £)
     -32.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.18 A$
(2.82 £)
3.66 A$
(1.99 £)
     -29.31 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(16.33 £)
20.21 A$
(11.00 £)
     -32.64 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(2.18 £)
4.59 A$
(2.50 £)
     +14.81 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(118.34 £)
275.55 A$
(150.00 £)
     +26.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$
(2.45 £)
9.19 A$
(5.00 £)
     +104.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.52 A$
(1.92 £)
8.87 A$
(4.83 £)
     +151.65 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 A$
(30.70 £)
73.48 A$
(40.00 £)
     +30.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.68 A$
(3.09 £)
9.00 A$
(4.90 £)
     +58.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(13,608.93 £)
36,740.59 A$
(20,000.00 £)
     +46.96 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,122.39 A$
(13,131.19 £)
38,582.66 A$
(21,002.74 £)
     +59.95 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.79 A$
(98.96 £)
294.88 A$
(160.52 £)
     +62.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.57 A$
(0.31 £)
0.19 A$
(0.11 £)
     -65.74 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.26 A$
(38.24 £)
58.73 A$
(31.97 £)
     -16.40 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.45 A$
(39.44 £)
79.09 A$
(43.05 £)
     +9.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.17 A$
(13.16 £)
20.36 A$
(11.08 £)
     -15.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(10.89 £)
22.04 A$
(12.00 £)
     +10.22 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,061.99 A$
(1,122.46 £)
2,423.91 A$
(1,319.47 £)
     +17.55 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,166.67 A$
(10,433.51 £)
31,603.83 A$
(17,203.77 £)
     +64.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.90 A$
(55.47 £)
121.44 A$
(66.11 £)
     +19.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.02 A$
(35.40 £)
57.21 A$
(31.14 £)
     -12.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 142.48 A$
(77.56 £)
126.12 A$
(68.66 £)
     -11.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 157.42 A$
(85.69 £)
148.30 A$
(80.73 £)
     -5.80 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,602.16 A$
(1,416.50 £)
3,212.07 A$
(1,748.51 £)
     +23.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,881.75 A$
(1,024.34 £)
2,263.33 A$
(1,232.06 £)
     +20.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,577.27 A$
(2,491.67 £)
6,087.42 A$
(3,313.73 £)
     +32.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,010.73 A$
(1,638.91 £)
3,643.56 A$
(1,983.40 £)
     +21.02 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,330.14 A$
(724.07 £)
2,264.91 A$
(1,232.92 £)
     +70.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 827.75 A$
(450.59 £)
1,283.93 A$
(698.91 £)
     +55.11 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,179.21 A$
(2,819.34 £)
3,516.59 A$
(1,914.28 £)
     -32.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.38 3.18      -27.39 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
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