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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 3.57% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 12.98% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in London are 28.03% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in London are 25.69% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in London are 20.25% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in London is 23.74% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 A$
(10.10 £)
28.21 A$
(15.00 £)
     +48.47 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 89.50 A$
(47.59 £)
103.43 A$
(55.00 £)
     +15.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(5.85 £)
11.28 A$
(6.00 £)
     +2.58 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(4.25 £)
9.40 A$
(5.00 £)
     +17.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$
(4.25 £)
8.46 A$
(4.50 £)
     +5.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.89 A$
(2.07 £)
5.26 A$
(2.79 £)
     +35.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.27 A$
(1.74 £)
2.77 A$
(1.47 £)
     -15.23 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 A$
(1.47 £)
2.07 A$
(1.10 £)
     -25.26 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.71 A$
(3.04 £)
6.83 A$
(3.63 £)
     +19.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.69 A$
(1.43 £)
1.90 A$
(1.01 £)
     -29.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(0.64 £)
1.07 A$
(0.57 £)
     -11.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.53 A$
(2.41 £)
3.80 A$
(2.02 £)
     -15.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.26 A$
(2.80 £)
5.74 A$
(3.05 £)
     +9.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.11 A$
(2.72 £)
5.04 A$
(2.68 £)
     -1.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.49 A$
(4.51 £)
7.00 A$
(3.72 £)
     -17.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.01 A$
(1.07 £)
1.58 A$
(0.84 £)
     -21.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.58 A$
(0.84 £)
0.93 A$
(0.49 £)
     -41.25 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.70 A$
(0.90 £)
1.74 A$
(0.92 £)
     +2.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 A$
(1.21 £)
2.01 A$
(1.07 £)
     -11.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.50 A$
(0.80 £)
0.96 A$
(0.51 £)
     -36.23 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 A$
(0.64 £)
0.88 A$
(0.47 £)
     -26.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 A$
(1.33 £)
1.43 A$
(0.76 £)
     -42.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 A$
(1.09 £)
1.61 A$
(0.86 £)
     -21.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$
(9.57 £)
15.04 A$
(8.00 £)
     -16.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.46 A$
(2.90 £)
3.29 A$
(1.75 £)
     -39.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.90 A$
(3.14 £)
3.52 A$
(1.87 £)
     -40.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.00 A$
(17.02 £)
20.69 A$
(11.00 £)
     -35.35 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(2.34 £)
4.70 A$
(2.50 £)
     +6.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(115.60 £)
282.09 A$
(150.00 £)
     +29.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$
(2.23 £)
9.40 A$
(5.00 £)
     +123.88 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.54 A$
(1.88 £)
9.24 A$
(4.91 £)
     +161.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 A$
(29.99 £)
94.03 A$
(50.00 £)
     +66.72 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.47 A$
(2.91 £)
9.19 A$
(4.89 £)
     +68.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$
(13,825.26 £)
37,612.30 A$
(20,000.00 £)
     +44.66 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,904.11 A$
(12,710.79 £)
40,361.68 A$
(21,461.96 £)
     +68.85 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.95 A$
(95.69 £)
316.40 A$
(168.24 £)
     +75.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.59 A$
(0.31 £)
0.23 A$
(0.12 £)
     -60.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.17 A$
(37.31 £)
58.50 A$
(31.11 £)
     -16.63 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.31 A$
(41.11 £)
71.95 A$
(38.26 £)
     -6.93 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.44 A$
(11.40 £)
21.84 A$
(11.61 £)
     +1.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(10.63 £)
22.57 A$
(12.00 £)
     +12.84 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,182.61 A$
(1,160.58 £)
2,500.71 A$
(1,329.73 £)
     +14.57 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,375.00 A$
(10,302.48 £)
33,916.32 A$
(18,034.70 £)
     +75.05 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 97.78 A$
(52.00 £)
127.75 A$
(67.93 £)
     +30.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 63.27 A$
(33.64 £)
60.66 A$
(32.25 £)
     -4.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 142.07 A$
(75.55 £)
129.36 A$
(68.79 £)
     -8.95 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 151.56 A$
(80.59 £)
145.91 A$
(77.58 £)
     -3.73 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,570.21 A$
(1,366.69 £)
3,151.34 A$
(1,675.70 £)
     +22.61 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,862.87 A$
(990.56 £)
2,229.88 A$
(1,185.72 £)
     +19.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,398.68 A$
(2,338.96 £)
5,959.37 A$
(3,168.84 £)
     +35.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,971.02 A$
(1,579.81 £)
3,770.87 A$
(2,005.12 £)
     +26.92 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,296.71 A$
(689.51 £)
2,299.61 A$
(1,222.80 £)
     +77.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 830.67 A$
(441.70 £)
1,280.04 A$
(680.65 £)
     +54.10 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,960.93 A$
(2,637.93 £)
4,274.48 A$
(2,272.92 £)
     -13.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.03 3.17      -21.38 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
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