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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 4.22% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 12.21% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in London are 24.30% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in London are 18.20% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in London are 16.27% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in London is 27.55% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.81 A$
(10.81 £)
27.48 A$
(15.00 £)
     +38.72 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 A$
(46.39 £)
91.61 A$
(50.00 £)
     +7.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(6.00 £)
10.99 A$
(6.00 £)
     -0.06 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(4.37 £)
9.16 A$
(5.00 £)
     +14.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 A$
(4.64 £)
8.24 A$
(4.50 £)
     -3.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.97 A$
(2.17 £)
5.02 A$
(2.74 £)
     +26.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 A$
(1.82 £)
2.55 A$
(1.39 £)
     -23.52 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 A$
(1.50 £)
1.93 A$
(1.05 £)
     -29.98 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.71 A$
(3.12 £)
6.76 A$
(3.69 £)
     +18.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.64 A$
(1.44 £)
1.80 A$
(0.98 £)
     -31.65 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 A$
(0.70 £)
1.12 A$
(0.61 £)
     -12.87 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.60 A$
(2.51 £)
3.79 A$
(2.07 £)
     -17.58 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.54 A$
(2.48 £)
5.68 A$
(3.10 £)
     +25.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.81 A$
(2.62 £)
5.24 A$
(2.86 £)
     +8.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.03 A$
(4.38 £)
7.22 A$
(3.94 £)
     -10.08 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 A$
(1.09 £)
1.65 A$
(0.90 £)
     -17.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.56 A$
(0.85 £)
0.95 A$
(0.52 £)
     -39.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.59 A$
(0.87 £)
1.77 A$
(0.96 £)
     +11.06 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 A$
(1.22 £)
1.99 A$
(1.09 £)
     -10.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.52 A$
(0.83 £)
0.93 A$
(0.51 £)
     -38.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 A$
(0.64 £)
0.81 A$
(0.44 £)
     -30.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.52 A$
(1.37 £)
1.49 A$
(0.82 £)
     -40.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.02 A$
(1.10 £)
1.74 A$
(0.95 £)
     -13.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$
(9.82 £)
14.66 A$
(8.00 £)
     -18.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.91 A$
(2.68 £)
3.24 A$
(1.77 £)
     -34.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.40 A$
(2.94 £)
3.50 A$
(1.91 £)
     -35.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(16.37 £)
20.15 A$
(11.00 £)
     -32.82 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(2.18 £)
4.58 A$
(2.50 £)
     +14.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(118.65 £)
274.83 A$
(150.00 £)
     +26.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$
(2.46 £)
9.16 A$
(5.00 £)
     +103.58 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.52 A$
(1.92 £)
8.85 A$
(4.83 £)
     +150.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 A$
(30.78 £)
87.03 A$
(47.50 £)
     +54.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.64 A$
(3.08 £)
9.03 A$
(4.93 £)
     +59.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(13,644.86 £)
36,643.83 A$
(20,000.00 £)
     +46.58 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,152.60 A$
(13,182.36 £)
39,668.77 A$
(21,651.00 £)
     +64.24 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 177.69 A$
(96.98 £)
309.15 A$
(168.73 £)
     +73.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.56 A$
(0.31 £)
0.22 A$
(0.12 £)
     -61.49 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.48 A$
(39.02 £)
58.95 A$
(32.17 £)
     -17.54 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.57 A$
(40.16 £)
78.25 A$
(42.71 £)
     +6.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.12 A$
(12.62 £)
21.43 A$
(11.69 £)
     -7.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(10.92 £)
23.82 A$
(13.00 £)
     +19.09 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,131.83 A$
(1,163.54 £)
2,357.12 A$
(1,286.50 £)
     +10.57 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,325.00 A$
(10,547.48 £)
31,608.82 A$
(17,251.92 £)
     +63.56 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.74 A$
(54.44 £)
122.24 A$
(66.72 £)
     +22.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.07 A$
(35.51 £)
58.88 A$
(32.14 £)
     -9.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 143.27 A$
(78.20 £)
124.22 A$
(67.80 £)
     -13.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 154.74 A$
(84.46 £)
142.10 A$
(77.56 £)
     -8.17 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,602.16 A$
(1,420.24 £)
3,151.01 A$
(1,719.81 £)
     +21.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,893.38 A$
(1,033.40 £)
2,230.01 A$
(1,217.12 £)
     +17.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,653.03 A$
(2,539.60 £)
6,076.07 A$
(3,316.29 £)
     +30.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,038.78 A$
(1,658.55 £)
3,691.84 A$
(2,014.99 £)
     +21.49 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,331.23 A$
(726.58 £)
2,196.37 A$
(1,198.76 £)
     +64.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 832.81 A$
(454.55 £)
1,253.28 A$
(684.03 £)
     +50.49 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,194.49 A$
(2,835.12 £)
4,222.86 A$
(2,304.81 £)
     -18.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.37 3.20      -26.81 %
Last update: June 2019June 2019
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