Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 0.83% lower than in Sydney (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 7.53% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in London are 20.88% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in London are 24.91% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in London are 20.34% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in London is 21.34% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants
Sydney Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$
(8.94 £)
26.84 A$
(15.00 £)
     +67.75 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$
(55.89 £)
107.36 A$
(60.00 £)
     +7.36 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(6.71 £)
10.74 A$
(6.00 £)
     -10.53 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(4.47 £)
8.95 A$
(5.00 £)
     +11.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$
(4.47 £)
8.95 A$
(5.00 £)
     +11.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.15 A$
(2.32 £)
5.24 A$
(2.93 £)
     +26.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.10 A$
(1.73 £)
2.83 A$
(1.58 £)
     -8.69 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 A$
(1.47 £)
2.13 A$
(1.19 £)
     -18.86 %
Markets
Sydney Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.47 A$
(3.61 £)
6.33 A$
(3.54 £)
     -2.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 A$
(1.37 £)
1.66 A$
(0.93 £)
     -32.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.12 A$
(0.63 £)
1.20 A$
(0.67 £)
     +6.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.78 A$
(2.67 £)
3.98 A$
(2.22 £)
     -16.66 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.05 A$
(2.82 £)
5.48 A$
(3.06 £)
     +8.54 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.05 A$
(2.82 £)
4.91 A$
(2.74 £)
     -2.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.38 A$
(4.68 £)
7.97 A$
(4.45 £)
     -4.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.20 A$
(1.23 £)
1.74 A$
(0.97 £)
     -20.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.51 A$
(0.84 £)
0.88 A$
(0.49 £)
     -41.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 A$
(0.89 £)
1.52 A$
(0.85 £)
     -4.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.50 A$
(1.40 £)
2.01 A$
(1.12 £)
     -19.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.50 A$
(0.84 £)
1.00 A$
(0.56 £)
     -33.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 A$
(0.70 £)
0.92 A$
(0.52 £)
     -25.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.60 A$
(1.45 £)
1.45 A$
(0.81 £)
     -44.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.95 A$
(1.09 £)
1.61 A$
(0.90 £)
     -17.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(8.38 £)
14.31 A$
(8.00 £)
     -4.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.05 A$
(2.82 £)
3.27 A$
(1.83 £)
     -35.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.04 A$
(3.38 £)
3.56 A$
(1.99 £)
     -41.14 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 A$
(19.56 £)
21.47 A$
(12.00 £)
     -38.65 %
Transportation
Sydney Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(2.24 £)
4.97 A$
(2.77 £)
     +24.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(121.49 £)
270.35 A$
(151.09 £)
     +24.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.10 A$
(2.29 £)
4.65 A$
(2.60 £)
     +13.47 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.62 A$
(2.02 £)
4.90 A$
(2.74 £)
     +35.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.68 A$
(31.68 £)
51.53 A$
(28.80 £)
     -9.08 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.02 A$
(2.81 £)
8.16 A$
(4.56 £)
     +62.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,195.00 A$
(16,315.78 £)
41,455.28 A$
(23,167.50 £)
     +41.99 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,674.19 A$
(14,348.16 £)
40,687.23 A$
(22,738.27 £)
     +58.48 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sydney Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.37 A$
(103.04 £)
316.98 A$
(177.14 £)
     +71.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.78 A$
(0.43 £)
0.22 A$
(0.12 £)
     -71.58 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.74 A$
(40.09 £)
57.30 A$
(32.02 £)
     -20.12 %
Sports And Leisure
Sydney Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 82.28 A$
(45.98 £)
81.58 A$
(45.59 £)
     -0.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.52 A$
(13.15 £)
18.85 A$
(10.53 £)
     -19.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(11.18 £)
23.71 A$
(13.25 £)
     +18.55 %
Childcare
Sydney Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,330.32 A$
(1,302.31 £)
2,586.57 A$
(1,445.52 £)
     +11.00 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,643.48 A$
(11,536.72 £)
32,480.83 A$
(18,152.08 £)
     +57.34 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sydney Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.22 A$
(58.80 £)
115.79 A$
(64.71 £)
     +10.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.33 A$
(36.51 £)
55.73 A$
(31.14 £)
     -14.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 146.05 A$
(81.62 £)
127.82 A$
(71.43 £)
     -12.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 158.10 A$
(88.36 £)
162.11 A$
(90.59 £)
     +2.53 %
Rent Per Month
Sydney Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,558.71 A$
(1,429.95 £)
3,013.42 A$
(1,684.06 £)
     +17.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,853.52 A$
(1,035.85 £)
2,225.72 A$
(1,243.86 £)
     +20.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,739.81 A$
(2,648.87 £)
5,713.51 A$
(3,193.02 £)
     +20.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,979.77 A$
(1,665.26 £)
3,712.87 A$
(2,074.96 £)
     +24.60 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sydney Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,271.76 A$
(710.73 £)
1,826.56 A$
(1,020.78 £)
     +43.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 812.71 A$
(454.19 £)
932.86 A$
(521.34 £)
     +14.78 %
Salaries And Financing
Sydney Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,156.85 A$
(3,440.79 £)
5,207.62 A$
(2,910.31 £)
     -15.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.14 2.62      -16.29 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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