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Cost of Living Comparison Between Adelaide and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 17.14% higher than in Adelaide
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 40.35% higher than in Adelaide
Rent Prices in Sydney are 98.40% higher than in Adelaide
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 7.67% higher than in Adelaide
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 10.37% higher than in Adelaide
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 5.64% lower than in Adelaide
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$ 18.00 A$      +5.88 %
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$ 10.43 A$      +4.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 A$ 8.00 A$      +14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$ 9.00 A$      +12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.22 A$ 3.94 A$      -6.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.46 A$ 3.36 A$      -2.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 A$ 2.66 A$      -5.65 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.26 A$ 6.31 A$      +20.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.08 A$ 2.64 A$      +27.13 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.27 A$ 1.21 A$      -5.22 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.28 A$ 4.32 A$      +1.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.86 A$ 4.10 A$      +6.36 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.60 A$ 4.96 A$      +7.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.27 A$ 7.51 A$      +19.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 A$ 1.96 A$      +11.73 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.43 A$ 1.53 A$      +6.87 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.54 A$ 1.64 A$      +6.50 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.16 A$ 2.22 A$      +2.87 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 A$ 1.52 A$      +11.36 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.09 A$ 1.18 A$      +8.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.67 A$ 2.50 A$      -6.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 A$ 1.75 A$      -2.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.50 A$ 18.50 A$      +12.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.85 A$ 4.95 A$      +2.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.56 A$ 5.27 A$      -19.75 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.50 A$ 30.00 A$      +17.65 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.61 A$ 4.00 A$      -13.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.00 A$ 217.39 A$      +119.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 A$ 4.50 A$      +20.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.01 A$ 3.52 A$      +17.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.30 A$ 56.68 A$      +44.22 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.55 A$ 5.70 A$      +2.58 %
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) 23,530.76 A$ 24,610.24 A$      +4.59 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 218.26 A$ 183.03 A$      -16.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 A$ 0.66 A$      +149.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 75.21 A$ 69.88 A$      -7.08 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.61 A$ 70.95 A$      +29.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.56 A$ 23.26 A$      +318.70 %
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$ 2,128.58 A$      +79.00 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,250.00 A$ 19,791.67 A$      +38.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.58 A$ 101.20 A$      +16.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.35 A$ 65.24 A$      +6.34 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.91 A$ 139.11 A$      +12.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.87 A$ 162.75 A$      +39.26 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,416.20 A$ 2,659.49 A$      +87.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,019.36 A$ 1,894.60 A$      +85.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,250.05 A$ 4,718.86 A$      +109.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,535.11 A$ 3,068.73 A$      +99.90 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 413.26 A$ 1,319.45 A$      +219.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 291.98 A$ 822.05 A$      +181.55 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,003.47 A$ 5,301.94 A$      +32.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.35 4.42      +1.58 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:230514
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: AUD