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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 24.11% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 49.63% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 90.32% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 31.51% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 38.18% higher than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 5.12% lower than in Sydney
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  SydneyNew York, NYDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(13.75 $)
26.17 A$
(18.00 $)
     +30.87 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 88.50 A$
(60.86 $)
116.33 A$
(80.00 $)
     +31.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(7.56 $)
13.09 A$
(9.00 $)
     +18.97 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(5.50 $)
10.18 A$
(7.00 $)
     +27.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$
(5.50 $)
11.63 A$
(8.00 $)
     +45.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.91 A$
(2.69 $)
6.65 A$
(4.58 $)
     +70.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.32 A$
(2.29 $)
2.91 A$
(2.00 $)
     -12.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 A$
(1.89 $)
2.42 A$
(1.66 $)
     -12.16 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.84 A$
(4.02 $)
6.27 A$
(4.31 $)
     +7.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.68 A$
(1.85 $)
5.02 A$
(3.45 $)
     +86.87 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(0.83 $)
4.27 A$
(2.93 $)
     +252.08 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.58 A$
(3.15 $)
5.20 A$
(3.58 $)
     +13.44 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.12 A$
(3.52 $)
10.43 A$
(7.17 $)
     +103.83 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.02 A$
(3.46 $)
8.57 A$
(5.89 $)
     +70.55 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.27 A$
(5.69 $)
9.95 A$
(6.84 $)
     +20.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 A$
(1.38 $)
3.95 A$
(2.72 $)
     +97.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.58 A$
(1.09 $)
1.49 A$
(1.03 $)
     -5.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 A$
(1.15 $)
3.97 A$
(2.73 $)
     +138.30 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.30 A$
(1.58 $)
3.98 A$
(2.74 $)
     +73.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.53 A$
(1.05 $)
2.61 A$
(1.79 $)
     +70.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(0.83 $)
2.21 A$
(1.52 $)
     +82.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 A$
(1.67 $)
3.19 A$
(2.20 $)
     +31.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.14 A$
(1.47 $)
3.31 A$
(2.27 $)
     +54.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 A$
(13.07 $)
21.81 A$
(15.00 $)
     +14.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.11 A$
(3.51 $)
3.15 A$
(2.16 $)
     -38.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.65 A$
(3.89 $)
4.06 A$
(2.80 $)
     -28.12 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.00 A$
(22.01 $)
20.36 A$
(14.00 $)
     -36.38 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(3.03 $)
4.00 A$
(2.75 $)
     -9.12 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 210.00 A$
(144.42 $)
184.67 A$
(127.00 $)
     -12.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$
(3.09 $)
4.00 A$
(2.75 $)
     -11.14 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.54 A$
(2.43 $)
4.36 A$
(3.00 $)
     +23.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 A$
(38.79 $)
43.62 A$
(30.00 $)
     -22.65 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.49 A$
(3.77 $)
4.37 A$
(3.00 $)
     -20.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$
(17,880.64 $)
31,735.45 A$
(21,825.00 $)
     +22.06 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,052.20 A$
(16,541.10 $)
29,839.68 A$
(20,521.25 $)
     +24.06 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.90 A$
(123.72 $)
190.43 A$
(130.96 $)
     +5.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.49 A$
(0.34 $)
0.12 A$
(0.08 $)
     -75.17 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.07 A$
(49.56 $)
91.36 A$
(62.83 $)
     +26.78 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.64 A$
(51.33 $)
107.06 A$
(73.63 $)
     +43.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.85 A$
(15.72 $)
48.25 A$
(33.18 $)
     +111.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(13.75 $)
23.27 A$
(16.00 $)
     +16.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,172.28 A$
(1,493.92 $)
3,368.82 A$
(2,316.79 $)
     +55.08 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,452.38 A$
(13,377.73 $)
56,077.18 A$
(38,565.22 $)
     +188.28 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.03 A$
(68.79 $)
78.96 A$
(54.30 $)
     -21.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.36 A$
(44.26 $)
55.12 A$
(37.91 $)
     -14.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 144.10 A$
(99.10 $)
126.17 A$
(86.77 $)
     -12.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 155.13 A$
(106.68 $)
181.00 A$
(124.48 $)
     +16.68 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,577.25 A$
(1,772.42 $)
4,527.90 A$
(3,113.91 $)
     +75.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,895.17 A$
(1,303.34 $)
2,964.40 A$
(2,038.67 $)
     +56.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,302.63 A$
(2,958.99 $)
9,560.28 A$
(6,574.76 $)
     +122.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,972.96 A$
(2,044.55 $)
5,306.10 A$
(3,649.09 $)
     +78.48 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,274.87 A$
(876.75 $)
1,892.59 A$
(1,301.57 $)
     +48.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 828.31 A$
(569.64 $)
845.79 A$
(581.66 $)
     +2.11 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,013.85 A$
(3,448.11 $)
7,117.83 A$
(4,895.05 $)
     +41.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.21 4.24      +0.74 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
Contributors:453506
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: AUD