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Cost of Living Comparison Between Adelaide and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 17.01% higher than in Adelaide
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 38.67% higher than in Adelaide
Rent Prices in Sydney are 97.25% higher than in Adelaide
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 7.86% higher than in Adelaide
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 9.94% higher than in Adelaide
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 14.83% lower than in Adelaide
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 A$ 19.00 A$      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 69.50 A$ 89.50 A$      +28.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$ 11.00 A$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$ 8.00 A$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$ 8.00 A$      -11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.22 A$ 3.89 A$      -7.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.42 A$ 3.27 A$      -4.55 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 A$ 2.75 A$      -3.23 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.97 A$ 5.66 A$      -5.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.15 A$ 2.69 A$      +24.75 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 A$ 1.21 A$      +2.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.13 A$ 4.53 A$      +9.52 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.33 A$ 5.26 A$      +21.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.68 A$ 5.11 A$      +9.09 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.34 A$ 8.49 A$      +15.65 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 A$ 2.01 A$      +7.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.52 A$ 1.58 A$      +3.74 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.54 A$ 1.70 A$      +10.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.96 A$ 2.28 A$      +15.91 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 A$ 1.50 A$      +17.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 A$ 1.20 A$      +12.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.86 A$ 2.50 A$      -12.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.31 A$ 2.05 A$      -11.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$ 18.00 A$      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.91 A$ 5.46 A$      +11.06 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.54 A$ 5.90 A$      -9.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$ 32.00 A$      +6.67 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$ 4.40 A$      +10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.00 A$ 217.39 A$      +119.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.15 A$ 4.20 A$      +1.20 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.01 A$ 3.54 A$      +17.65 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.30 A$ 56.40 A$      +43.51 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.64 A$ 5.48 A$      -2.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,490.00 A$ 26,000.00 A$      +2.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,685.55 A$ 23,904.11 A$      +0.92 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 190.02 A$ 179.95 A$      -5.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 A$ 0.60 A$      +74.23 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.26 A$ 70.03 A$      -0.32 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.80 A$ 77.10 A$      +38.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.31 A$ 21.24 A$      +392.70 %
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 729.40 A$ 2,182.61 A$      +199.23 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,620.17 A$ 19,375.00 A$      +53.52 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.61 A$ 98.25 A$      +8.44 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.50 A$ 63.27 A$      +4.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 121.30 A$ 142.59 A$      +17.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.98 A$ 151.75 A$      +15.86 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,334.77 A$ 2,568.75 A$      +92.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 969.33 A$ 1,864.24 A$      +92.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,178.41 A$ 4,375.64 A$      +100.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,514.50 A$ 2,963.60 A$      +95.68 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 444.47 A$ 1,296.21 A$      +191.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 371.61 A$ 823.41 A$      +121.58 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,209.42 A$ 4,971.71 A$      +18.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.13 4.02      -2.75 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:225472
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: AUD