Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 19.85% higher than in Sydney (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 41.27% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 76.14% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 37.41% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 26.41% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 4.50% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants
Sydney Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(14.33 $)
27.91 A$
(20.00 $)
     +39.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$
(71.65 $)
139.57 A$
(100.00 $)
     +39.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(8.60 $)
13.52 A$
(9.69 $)
     +12.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(5.73 $)
11.17 A$
(8.00 $)
     +39.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(6.45 $)
12.56 A$
(9.00 $)
     +39.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.21 A$
(3.02 $)
6.85 A$
(4.91 $)
     +62.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.29 A$
(2.35 $)
3.32 A$
(2.38 $)
     +1.10 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.86 A$
(2.05 $)
2.71 A$
(1.94 $)
     -5.55 %
Markets
Sydney Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.69 A$
(4.79 $)
6.39 A$
(4.58 $)
     -4.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 A$
(1.97 $)
5.02 A$
(3.60 $)
     +82.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.27 A$
(0.91 $)
3.24 A$
(2.32 $)
     +154.83 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.96 A$
(3.55 $)
4.56 A$
(3.27 $)
     -7.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.47 A$
(3.92 $)
8.68 A$
(6.22 $)
     +58.50 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.30 A$
(3.80 $)
8.26 A$
(5.92 $)
     +55.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.44 A$
(6.05 $)
11.65 A$
(8.35 $)
     +37.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.04 A$
(1.46 $)
3.52 A$
(2.52 $)
     +72.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.71 A$
(1.22 $)
1.68 A$
(1.20 $)
     -1.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.62 A$
(1.16 $)
3.65 A$
(2.61 $)
     +124.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.74 A$
(1.96 $)
3.95 A$
(2.83 $)
     +44.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.58 A$
(1.13 $)
2.70 A$
(1.94 $)
     +71.65 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.27 A$
(0.91 $)
2.34 A$
(1.67 $)
     +83.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.61 A$
(1.87 $)
3.33 A$
(2.38 $)
     +27.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 A$
(1.60 $)
3.22 A$
(2.30 $)
     +43.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$
(11.46 $)
20.94 A$
(15.00 $)
     +30.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.49 A$
(3.93 $)
4.40 A$
(3.15 $)
     -19.85 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.14 A$
(4.40 $)
4.56 A$
(3.27 $)
     -25.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 37.00 A$
(26.51 $)
20.94 A$
(15.00 $)
     -43.42 %
Transportation
Sydney Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(3.22 $)
3.84 A$
(2.75 $)
     -14.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(155.76 $)
180.04 A$
(129.00 $)
     -17.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.85 A$
(3.48 $)
5.30 A$
(3.80 $)
     +9.35 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.62 A$
(2.59 $)
4.19 A$
(3.00 $)
     +15.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.68 A$
(40.61 $)
41.87 A$
(30.00 $)
     -26.13 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.03 A$
(4.32 $)
4.31 A$
(3.08 $)
     -28.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 A$
(21,495.01 $)
34,891.82 A$
(25,000.00 $)
     +16.31 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,876.48 A$
(19,973.50 $)
33,311.10 A$
(23,867.41 $)
     +19.50 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sydney Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.50 A$
(135.06 $)
233.26 A$
(167.13 $)
     +23.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.74 A$
(0.53 $)
0.15 A$
(0.11 $)
     -79.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.69 A$
(51.36 $)
91.30 A$
(65.41 $)
     +27.35 %
Sports And Leisure
Sydney Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 85.76 A$
(61.45 $)
154.85 A$
(110.95 $)
     +80.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.31 A$
(17.42 $)
49.66 A$
(35.58 $)
     +104.31 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(14.33 $)
23.73 A$
(17.00 $)
     +18.63 %
Childcare
Sydney Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,214.02 A$
(1,586.34 $)
3,367.24 A$
(2,412.63 $)
     +52.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,442.86 A$
(15,363.81 $)
53,966.02 A$
(38,666.67 $)
     +151.67 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sydney Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 111.97 A$
(80.23 $)
85.84 A$
(61.51 $)
     -23.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 72.28 A$
(51.79 $)
68.82 A$
(49.31 $)
     -4.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 148.71 A$
(106.55 $)
129.96 A$
(93.11 $)
     -12.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 162.57 A$
(116.48 $)
194.00 A$
(139.00 $)
     +19.33 %
Rent Per Month
Sydney Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,621.72 A$
(1,878.46 $)
4,390.41 A$
(3,145.73 $)
     +67.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,901.90 A$
(1,362.71 $)
3,056.28 A$
(2,189.83 $)
     +60.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,844.84 A$
(3,471.33 $)
9,089.00 A$
(6,512.27 $)
     +87.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,078.32 A$
(2,205.62 $)
5,388.00 A$
(3,860.50 $)
     +75.03 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sydney Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,492.08 A$
(1,069.08 $)
2,019.63 A$
(1,447.07 $)
     +35.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 884.29 A$
(633.59 $)
1,038.43 A$
(744.04 $)
     +17.43 %
Salaries And Financing
Sydney Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,146.78 A$
(4,404.17 $)
8,292.78 A$
(5,941.78 $)
     +34.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.74 3.32      +21.38 %
Last update: January 2022January 2022
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