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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Los Angeles, CA 

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Consumer Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 1.44% lower than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA are 13.92% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 38.98% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 17.61% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 1.43% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 11.48% higher than in Sydney
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  SydneyLos Angeles, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 A$
(12.92 $)
22.06 A$
(15.00 $)
     +16.13 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 88.00 A$
(59.82 $)
99.29 A$
(67.50 $)
     +12.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(7.48 $)
11.77 A$
(8.00 $)
     +6.98 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(5.44 $)
8.83 A$
(6.00 $)
     +10.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$
(5.44 $)
10.30 A$
(7.00 $)
     +28.71 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.90 A$
(2.65 $)
6.71 A$
(4.56 $)
     +71.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.25 A$
(2.21 $)
3.38 A$
(2.30 $)
     +4.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.73 A$
(1.86 $)
2.49 A$
(1.69 $)
     -8.92 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.65 A$
(3.84 $)
5.27 A$
(3.58 $)
     -6.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.71 A$
(1.85 $)
4.44 A$
(3.02 $)
     +63.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 A$
(0.80 $)
2.41 A$
(1.64 $)
     +105.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.52 A$
(3.07 $)
4.79 A$
(3.26 $)
     +6.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.59 A$
(3.80 $)
6.83 A$
(4.64 $)
     +22.17 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.22 A$
(3.55 $)
7.25 A$
(4.93 $)
     +38.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.27 A$
(5.62 $)
8.88 A$
(6.04 $)
     +7.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 A$
(1.36 $)
2.88 A$
(1.96 $)
     +44.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.61 A$
(1.10 $)
1.27 A$
(0.87 $)
     -21.00 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 A$
(1.14 $)
2.05 A$
(1.40 $)
     +22.59 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.26 A$
(1.54 $)
2.41 A$
(1.64 $)
     +6.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.50 A$
(1.02 $)
1.89 A$
(1.29 $)
     +25.96 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 A$
(0.83 $)
1.42 A$
(0.96 $)
     +16.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.52 A$
(1.71 $)
2.12 A$
(1.44 $)
     -15.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 A$
(1.37 $)
3.04 A$
(2.07 $)
     +51.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$
(12.24 $)
17.65 A$
(12.00 $)
     -1.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.48 A$
(3.73 $)
2.75 A$
(1.87 $)
     -49.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.85 A$
(3.98 $)
3.55 A$
(2.42 $)
     -39.29 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.00 A$
(21.75 $)
13.24 A$
(9.00 $)
     -58.63 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(2.99 $)
2.57 A$
(1.75 $)
     -41.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 216.70 A$
(147.31 $)
147.10 A$
(100.00 $)
     -32.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$
(2.86 $)
4.75 A$
(3.23 $)
     +13.13 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.54 A$
(2.41 $)
4.41 A$
(3.00 $)
     +24.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 A$
(38.34 $)
42.94 A$
(29.19 $)
     -23.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.57 A$
(3.79 $)
5.67 A$
(3.86 $)
     +1.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,250.00 A$
(17,165.46 $)
32,361.49 A$
(22,000.00 $)
     +28.16 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,783.65 A$
(16,168.61 $)
30,525.77 A$
(20,752.04 $)
     +28.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.17 A$
(125.20 $)
184.99 A$
(125.76 $)
     +0.44 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.59 A$
(0.40 $)
0.17 A$
(0.12 $)
     -70.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.13 A$
(47.00 $)
90.94 A$
(61.82 $)
     +31.54 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75.06 A$
(51.02 $)
60.41 A$
(41.07 $)
     -19.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.57 A$
(14.66 $)
18.85 A$
(12.81 $)
     -12.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(13.60 $)
22.06 A$
(15.00 $)
     +10.32 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,182.61 A$
(1,483.78 $)
1,549.70 A$
(1,053.52 $)
     -29.00 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,595.24 A$
(13,321.24 $)
32,234.20 A$
(21,913.46 $)
     +64.50 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 97.41 A$
(66.22 $)
72.35 A$
(49.18 $)
     -25.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.29 A$
(41.67 $)
51.40 A$
(34.94 $)
     -16.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 141.90 A$
(96.47 $)
115.95 A$
(78.82 $)
     -18.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152.47 A$
(103.65 $)
160.14 A$
(108.87 $)
     +5.03 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,553.46 A$
(1,735.89 $)
3,288.27 A$
(2,235.43 $)
     +28.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,841.18 A$
(1,251.67 $)
2,563.69 A$
(1,742.85 $)
     +39.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,215.79 A$
(2,865.98 $)
5,814.77 A$
(3,953.00 $)
     +37.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,932.35 A$
(1,993.47 $)
4,375.57 A$
(2,974.60 $)
     +49.22 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,247.45 A$
(848.04 $)
1,063.43 A$
(722.94 $)
     -14.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 803.68 A$
(546.36 $)
679.15 A$
(461.70 $)
     -15.49 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,960.34 A$
(3,372.14 $)
6,299.28 A$
(4,282.38 $)
     +26.99 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.93 4.16      +5.79 %
Last update: November 2019November 2019
Contributors:472422
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: AUD