Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 11.6% higher than in Munich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 21.2% higher than in Munich
Rent Prices in Sydney are 39.2% higher than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 0.7% higher than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 27.1% higher than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 19.8% lower than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(24.89 A$)
13.86 €
(23.00 A$)
     -7.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 €
(116.17 A$)
78.33 €
(130.00 A$)
     +11.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(16.60 A$)
9.04 €
(15.00 A$)
     -9.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(7.47 A$)
6.03 €
(10.00 A$)
     +33.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.70 €
(7.80 A$)
7.23 €
(12.00 A$)
     +53.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 €
(6.32 A$)
3.01 €
(4.99 A$)
     -21.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.16 €
(5.25 A$)
2.30 €
(3.82 A$)
     -27.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 €
(4.41 A$)
2.03 €
(3.38 A$)
     -23.4 %
Markets
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.46 €
(7.41 A$)
5.55 €
(9.22 A$)
     +24.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.17 €
(3.61 A$)
2.34 €
(3.89 A$)
     +7.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.96 A$)
0.95 €
(1.57 A$)
     -19.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.13 €
(5.19 A$)
3.60 €
(5.97 A$)
     +15.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.13 €
(10.18 A$)
4.93 €
(8.18 A$)
     -19.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.39 €
(8.95 A$)
3.55 €
(5.90 A$)
     -34.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.15 €
(11.87 A$)
6.28 €
(10.42 A$)
     -12.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.16 €
(1.92 A$)
1.36 €
(2.26 A$)
     +17.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(1.22 A$)
1.12 €
(1.86 A$)
     +52.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.08 €
(1.79 A$)
1.26 €
(2.09 A$)
     +17.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 €
(1.92 A$)
1.72 €
(2.85 A$)
     +48.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.83 €
(1.38 A$)
1.01 €
(1.67 A$)
     +21.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.88 €
(1.46 A$)
0.93 €
(1.55 A$)
     +6.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 €
(2.88 A$)
2.01 €
(3.34 A$)
     +16.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €
(1.32 A$)
1.56 €
(2.60 A$)
     +96.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(8.30 A$)
12.05 €
(20.00 A$)
     +141.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.98 €
(1.62 A$)
4.81 €
(7.98 A$)
     +391.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.71 €
(2.84 A$)
5.05 €
(8.39 A$)
     +195.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 €
(13.61 A$)
26.56 €
(44.08 A$)
     +223.9 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.70 €
(6.14 A$)
3.01 €
(5.00 A$)
     -18.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 €
(81.32 A$)
134.07 €
(222.50 A$)
     +173.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 €
(9.13 A$)
4.82 €
(8.00 A$)
     -12.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 €
(6.14 A$)
4.36 €
(7.24 A$)
     +17.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 €
(59.75 A$)
54.23 €
(90.00 A$)
     +50.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.94 €
(11.51 A$)
4.74 €
(7.86 A$)
     -31.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,180.00 €
(45,108.39 A$)
24,861.46 €
(41,260.50 A$)
     -8.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 €
(43,150.05 A$)
20,613.85 €
(34,211.10 A$)
     -20.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 301.79 €
(500.85 A$)
196.78 €
(326.59 A$)
     -34.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.67 €
(34.31 A$)
24.40 €
(40.50 A$)
     +18.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.07 €
(64.84 A$)
50.50 €
(83.80 A$)
     +29.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.06 €
(74.77 A$)
61.59 €
(102.21 A$)
     +36.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.62 €
(45.85 A$)
19.19 €
(31.84 A$)
     -30.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(21.58 A$)
14.16 €
(23.50 A$)
     +8.9 %
Childcare
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 855.62 €
(1,420.01 A$)
1,862.14 €
(3,090.44 A$)
     +117.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,844.44 €
(27,955.33 A$)
15,783.55 €
(26,194.64 A$)
     -6.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.21 €
(141.41 A$)
69.39 €
(115.15 A$)
     -18.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.28 €
(55.24 A$)
62.60 €
(103.90 A$)
     +88.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.96 €
(137.69 A$)
105.82 €
(175.61 A$)
     +27.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.48 €
(191.66 A$)
130.25 €
(216.17 A$)
     +12.8 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,448.69 €
(2,404.27 A$)
2,017.55 €
(3,348.36 A$)
     +39.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,127.02 €
(1,870.42 A$)
1,422.52 €
(2,360.84 A$)
     +26.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,522.70 €
(4,186.72 A$)
3,991.46 €
(6,624.30 A$)
     +58.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,976.59 €
(3,280.37 A$)
2,413.83 €
(4,006.03 A$)
     +22.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,007.84 €
(1,672.62 A$)
1,463.30 €
(2,428.51 A$)
     +45.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 738.57 €
(1,225.75 A$)
926.89 €
(1,538.29 A$)
     +25.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,559.74 €
(5,907.81 A$)
3,457.65 €
(5,738.37 A$)
     -2.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.54 6.44      +82.0 %
Last update: February 2024March 2024
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