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Cost of Living Comparison Between Adelaide and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 15.68% higher than in Adelaide
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 38.29% higher than in Adelaide
Rent Prices in Sydney are 95.95% higher than in Adelaide
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 7.29% higher than in Adelaide
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 7.47% higher than in Adelaide
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 6.20% lower than in Adelaide
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 A$ 20.00 A$      +5.26 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 A$ 80.00 A$      +14.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$ 11.00 A$      +10.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$ 8.00 A$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$ 9.00 A$      +12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.17 A$ 3.99 A$      -4.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 A$ 3.38 A$      -3.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.86 A$ 2.71 A$      -5.25 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.18 A$ 5.80 A$      +12.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.15 A$ 2.51 A$      +16.94 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.11 A$ 1.20 A$      +7.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.15 A$ 4.46 A$      +7.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.67 A$ 3.99 A$      +8.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.49 A$ 4.81 A$      +7.22 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.16 A$ 7.58 A$      +23.05 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 A$ 1.96 A$      +12.12 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.47 A$ 1.52 A$      +3.59 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.44 A$ 1.64 A$      +14.08 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.14 A$ 2.12 A$      -0.87 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.30 A$ 1.52 A$      +17.06 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 A$ 1.15 A$      +7.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.69 A$ 2.35 A$      -12.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 A$ 1.81 A$      -0.68 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 18.50 A$      +23.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.55 A$ 4.79 A$      +5.21 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.22 A$ 5.18 A$      -16.75 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$ 30.00 A$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$ 4.00 A$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.00 A$ 217.39 A$      +119.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 A$ 4.50 A$      +18.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.01 A$ 3.52 A$      +17.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.30 A$ 56.40 A$      +43.51 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.59 A$ 5.68 A$      +1.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,490.00 A$ 25,000.00 A$      -1.92 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,556.95 A$ 24,122.39 A$      +2.40 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 211.83 A$ 181.79 A$      -14.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 A$ 0.57 A$      +114.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.93 A$ 70.26 A$      -3.67 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.28 A$ 72.77 A$      +31.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3.89 A$ 24.17 A$      +521.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 A$ 20.00 A$      +33.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,189.17 A$ 2,061.99 A$      +73.40 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 A$ 19,166.67 A$      +96.58 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.54 A$ 101.90 A$      +21.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.35 A$ 65.02 A$      +7.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.91 A$ 142.36 A$      +14.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.52 A$ 157.80 A$      +35.43 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,375.25 A$ 2,598.20 A$      +88.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,015.22 A$ 1,881.75 A$      +85.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,252.55 A$ 4,610.94 A$      +104.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,525.54 A$ 2,996.19 A$      +96.40 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 413.26 A$ 1,328.34 A$      +221.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 286.45 A$ 827.75 A$      +188.97 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,027.78 A$ 5,224.72 A$      +29.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.32 4.39      +1.68 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:225503
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: AUD