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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 0.94% higher than in Sydney
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 10.04% higher than in Sydney
Rent Prices in London are 24.53% higher than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in London are 19.20% higher than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in London are 22.36% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in London is 23.09% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(10.88 £)
27.58 A$
(15.00 £)
     +37.91 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 89.00 A$
(48.40 £)
101.13 A$
(55.00 £)
     +13.63 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(5.98 £)
11.03 A$
(6.00 £)
     +0.30 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(4.35 £)
9.19 A$
(5.00 £)
     +14.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$
(4.35 £)
8.27 A$
(4.50 £)
     +3.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.90 A$
(2.12 £)
5.10 A$
(2.78 £)
     +30.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 A$
(1.81 £)
2.73 A$
(1.48 £)
     -17.93 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 A$
(1.51 £)
2.04 A$
(1.11 £)
     -26.33 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.89 A$
(3.20 £)
6.65 A$
(3.62 £)
     +12.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.66 A$
(1.44 £)
1.87 A$
(1.02 £)
     -29.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(0.66 £)
1.06 A$
(0.58 £)
     -12.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.58 A$
(2.49 £)
3.74 A$
(2.03 £)
     -18.44 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.12 A$
(2.78 £)
5.44 A$
(2.96 £)
     +6.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.02 A$
(2.73 £)
4.88 A$
(2.66 £)
     -2.84 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.27 A$
(4.50 £)
7.05 A$
(3.84 £)
     -14.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 A$
(1.09 £)
1.55 A$
(0.84 £)
     -22.75 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.58 A$
(0.86 £)
0.91 A$
(0.50 £)
     -42.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 A$
(0.91 £)
1.70 A$
(0.92 £)
     +1.62 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.30 A$
(1.25 £)
1.96 A$
(1.07 £)
     -14.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.53 A$
(0.83 £)
0.94 A$
(0.51 £)
     -38.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(0.66 £)
0.86 A$
(0.47 £)
     -29.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 A$
(1.32 £)
1.39 A$
(0.76 £)
     -42.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.10 A$
(1.14 £)
1.60 A$
(0.87 £)
     -23.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$
(9.79 £)
14.71 A$
(8.00 £)
     -18.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.11 A$
(2.78 £)
3.17 A$
(1.72 £)
     -38.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.65 A$
(3.08 £)
3.40 A$
(1.85 £)
     -39.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.00 A$
(17.40 £)
20.23 A$
(11.00 £)
     -36.79 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(2.39 £)
4.60 A$
(2.50 £)
     +4.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 210.00 A$
(114.21 £)
275.81 A$
(150.00 £)
     +31.34 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$
(2.45 £)
9.19 A$
(5.00 £)
     +104.31 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.54 A$
(1.93 £)
8.88 A$
(4.83 £)
     +150.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.40 A$
(30.67 £)
91.94 A$
(50.00 £)
     +63.01 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.49 A$
(2.98 £)
8.97 A$
(4.88 £)
     +63.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$
(14,139.93 £)
36,775.29 A$
(20,000.00 £)
     +41.44 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,052.20 A$
(13,080.63 £)
38,456.16 A$
(20,914.13 £)
     +59.89 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.29 A$
(98.60 £)
311.49 A$
(169.40 £)
     +71.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.49 A$
(0.27 £)
0.23 A$
(0.12 £)
     -54.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.88 A$
(39.09 £)
57.08 A$
(31.04 £)
     -20.60 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.64 A$
(40.59 £)
73.49 A$
(39.97 £)
     -1.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.85 A$
(12.43 £)
21.96 A$
(11.94 £)
     -3.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(10.88 £)
22.07 A$
(12.00 £)
     +10.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,172.28 A$
(1,181.38 £)
2,464.04 A$
(1,340.05 £)
     +13.43 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,452.38 A$
(10,579.05 £)
32,729.87 A$
(17,799.92 £)
     +68.26 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.03 A$
(54.40 £)
123.41 A$
(67.11 £)
     +23.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.36 A$
(35.00 £)
59.08 A$
(32.13 £)
     -8.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 143.73 A$
(78.17 £)
126.09 A$
(68.57 £)
     -12.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 155.13 A$
(84.36 £)
142.30 A$
(77.39 £)
     -8.27 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,577.25 A$
(1,401.62 £)
3,139.10 A$
(1,707.18 £)
     +21.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,899.98 A$
(1,033.29 £)
2,183.13 A$
(1,187.28 £)
     +14.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,302.63 A$
(2,339.96 £)
5,854.26 A$
(3,183.80 £)
     +36.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,972.96 A$
(1,616.82 £)
3,655.08 A$
(1,987.79 £)
     +22.94 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,274.87 A$
(693.33 £)
2,184.16 A$
(1,187.84 £)
     +71.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 828.31 A$
(450.47 £)
1,230.24 A$
(669.06 £)
     +48.52 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,013.85 A$
(2,726.75 £)
4,243.39 A$
(2,307.74 £)
     -15.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 3.23      -23.10 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
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