Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 12.4% higher than in Munich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 19.8% higher than in Munich
Rent Prices in Sydney are 34.0% higher than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 8.7% higher than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 20.8% higher than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 3.1% lower than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 €
(25.92 A$)
15.43 €
(25.00 A$)
     -3.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 €
(105.30 A$)
83.33 €
(135.00 A$)
     +28.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.39 €
(15.22 A$)
9.26 €
(15.00 A$)
     -1.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(7.29 A$)
6.17 €
(10.00 A$)
     +37.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 €
(7.29 A$)
6.17 €
(10.00 A$)
     +37.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.62 €
(5.86 A$)
2.98 €
(4.83 A$)
     -17.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 €
(5.24 A$)
2.15 €
(3.48 A$)
     -33.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 €
(4.79 A$)
2.00 €
(3.24 A$)
     -32.4 %
Markets
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.01 €
(8.12 A$)
6.00 €
(9.73 A$)
     +19.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.82 €
(2.95 A$)
2.12 €
(3.43 A$)
     +16.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.09 €
(1.76 A$)
0.92 €
(1.50 A$)
     -14.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.35 €
(5.43 A$)
3.77 €
(6.11 A$)
     +12.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.86 €
(11.11 A$)
3.93 €
(6.37 A$)
     -42.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.84 €
(7.85 A$)
3.57 €
(5.78 A$)
     -26.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.45 €
(13.69 A$)
6.38 €
(10.34 A$)
     -24.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.29 €
(2.09 A$)
1.33 €
(2.15 A$)
     +2.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 €
(1.36 A$)
1.05 €
(1.71 A$)
     +25.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.09 €
(1.76 A$)
1.12 €
(1.82 A$)
     +3.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.61 €
(2.61 A$)
2.22 €
(3.59 A$)
     +37.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.87 €
(1.41 A$)
1.06 €
(1.71 A$)
     +21.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.98 A$)
0.93 €
(1.51 A$)
     +53.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.41 €
(2.29 A$)
2.59 €
(4.20 A$)
     +83.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.77 €
(1.24 A$)
1.54 €
(2.50 A$)
     +101.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €
(11.34 A$)
11.11 €
(18.00 A$)
     +58.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.06 €
(1.71 A$)
4.32 €
(7.00 A$)
     +309.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 €
(2.88 A$)
4.58 €
(7.42 A$)
     +157.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.85 €
(12.72 A$)
25.93 €
(42.00 A$)
     +230.3 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.60 €
(5.83 A$)
3.09 €
(5.00 A$)
     -14.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 63.00 €
(102.06 A$)
134.19 €
(217.39 A$)
     +113.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.80 €
(7.78 A$)
3.09 €
(5.00 A$)
     -35.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.48 €
(5.63 A$)
2.78 €
(4.51 A$)
     -20.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(48.60 A$)
37.04 €
(60.00 A$)
     +23.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.64 €
(12.37 A$)
4.78 €
(7.74 A$)
     -37.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(40,500.75 A$)
21,783.54 €
(35,290.00 A$)
     -12.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,609.29 €
(38,247.76 A$)
18,629.55 €
(30,180.44 A$)
     -21.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 304.78 €
(493.76 A$)
155.87 €
(252.52 A$)
     -48.9 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 €
(0.18 A$)
0.55 €
(0.88 A$)
     +392.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.24 €
(60.32 A$)
51.87 €
(84.03 A$)
     +39.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.45 €
(70.39 A$)
56.28 €
(91.18 A$)
     +29.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.88 €
(38.68 A$)
15.86 €
(25.69 A$)
     -33.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(19.44 A$)
14.81 €
(24.00 A$)
     +23.5 %
Childcare
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 645.60 €
(1,045.89 A$)
1,575.07 €
(2,551.67 A$)
     +144.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,672.73 €
(27,010.32 A$)
15,014.34 €
(24,323.68 A$)
     -9.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.93 €
(142.46 A$)
76.14 €
(123.34 A$)
     -13.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.68 €
(65.90 A$)
52.48 €
(85.02 A$)
     +29.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.37 €
(152.88 A$)
108.67 €
(176.06 A$)
     +15.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 119.23 €
(193.15 A$)
124.01 €
(200.90 A$)
     +4.0 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,375.02 €
(2,227.58 A$)
1,802.49 €
(2,920.10 A$)
     +31.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,077.20 €
(1,745.09 A$)
1,306.40 €
(2,116.40 A$)
     +21.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,507.00 €
(4,061.42 A$)
3,670.37 €
(5,946.11 A$)
     +46.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,895.23 €
(3,070.33 A$)
2,281.04 €
(3,695.35 A$)
     +20.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,140.46 €
(1,847.58 A$)
1,259.24 €
(2,040.00 A$)
     +10.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 860.58 €
(1,394.16 A$)
767.14 €
(1,242.80 A$)
     -10.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,363.15 €
(5,448.40 A$)
3,901.09 €
(6,319.88 A$)
     +16.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.48 4.42      +78.4 %
Last update: March 2023March 2023
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