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Cost of Living Comparison Between Adelaide and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 16.38% higher than in Adelaide
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 39.59% higher than in Adelaide
Rent Prices in Sydney are 99.66% higher than in Adelaide
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 7.92% higher than in Adelaide
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 9.15% higher than in Adelaide
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 8.86% lower than in Adelaide
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$ 20.00 A$      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 A$ 87.00 A$      +24.29 %
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$ 8.75 A$      +9.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.22 A$ 3.98 A$      -5.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 A$ 3.35 A$      -4.30 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 A$ 2.74 A$      -5.02 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.18 A$ 5.95 A$      +14.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.20 A$ 2.53 A$      +14.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 A$ 1.21 A$      +3.66 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.12 A$ 4.60 A$      +11.88 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.76 A$ 4.30 A$      +14.23 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.49 A$ 4.80 A$      +6.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.90 A$ 7.99 A$      +35.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 A$ 1.97 A$      +12.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.47 A$ 1.54 A$      +5.06 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.44 A$ 1.57 A$      +9.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.14 A$ 2.21 A$      +3.46 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.30 A$ 1.50 A$      +15.46 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 A$ 1.15 A$      +7.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.69 A$ 2.41 A$      -10.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.90 A$ 1.90 A$      0.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 18.00 A$      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.55 A$ 4.76 A$      +4.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.22 A$ 5.46 A$      -12.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$ 30.00 A$      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$ 4.18 A$      +4.38 %
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$ 56.40 A$      +43.51 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.60 A$ 5.67 A$      +1.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,490.00 A$ 25,500.00 A$      +0.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,556.95 A$ 24,117.29 A$      +2.38 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208.92 A$ 181.33 A$      -13.20 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 A$ 0.53 A$      +99.21 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.42 A$ 71.06 A$      +0.90 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.11 A$ 74.18 A$      +32.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.38 A$ 22.30 A$      +409.81 %
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 1,107.64 A$ 2,102.77 A$      +89.84 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,700.00 A$ 19,547.62 A$      +101.52 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.55 A$ 100.77 A$      +25.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.10 A$ 65.07 A$      +8.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 122.47 A$ 140.84 A$      +15.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 120.96 A$ 155.61 A$      +28.65 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,361.52 A$ 2,608.00 A$      +91.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,005.43 A$ 1,891.55 A$      +88.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,202.55 A$ 4,634.85 A$      +110.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,529.09 A$ 3,042.25 A$      +98.96 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 413.26 A$ 1,304.74 A$      +215.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 286.45 A$ 824.88 A$      +187.97 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,090.28 A$ 5,203.73 A$      +27.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.28 4.36      +1.85 %
Last update: May 2019May 2019
Contributors:225494
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: AUD