Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 15.7% higher than in Munich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 23.2% higher than in Munich
Rent Prices in Sydney are 37.4% higher than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 15.5% higher than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 22.0% higher than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 1.3% higher than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 €
(23.99 A$)
16.15 €
(25.00 A$)
     +4.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(92.88 A$)
83.98 €
(130.00 A$)
     +40.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(13.93 A$)
9.69 €
(15.00 A$)
     +7.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(6.97 A$)
6.46 €
(10.00 A$)
     +43.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(6.19 A$)
6.46 €
(10.00 A$)
     +61.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.53 €
(5.46 A$)
3.05 €
(4.71 A$)
     -13.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.11 €
(4.81 A$)
2.22 €
(3.44 A$)
     -28.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 €
(4.35 A$)
2.10 €
(3.25 A$)
     -25.3 %
Markets
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.78 €
(7.40 A$)
5.74 €
(8.89 A$)
     +20.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.69 €
(2.61 A$)
2.18 €
(3.37 A$)
     +29.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.07 €
(1.65 A$)
0.92 €
(1.42 A$)
     -14.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.26 €
(5.05 A$)
3.90 €
(6.04 A$)
     +19.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.45 €
(9.98 A$)
4.06 €
(6.28 A$)
     -37.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.74 €
(7.34 A$)
3.61 €
(5.58 A$)
     -24.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.28 €
(12.82 A$)
5.92 €
(9.17 A$)
     -28.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.30 €
(2.02 A$)
1.32 €
(2.05 A$)
     +1.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.83 €
(1.29 A$)
1.07 €
(1.65 A$)
     +28.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.09 €
(1.69 A$)
1.16 €
(1.79 A$)
     +5.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 €
(2.40 A$)
2.23 €
(3.45 A$)
     +43.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.90 €
(1.39 A$)
1.11 €
(1.72 A$)
     +23.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.93 A$)
0.97 €
(1.50 A$)
     +60.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.41 €
(2.19 A$)
2.68 €
(4.15 A$)
     +89.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.75 €
(1.16 A$)
1.49 €
(2.31 A$)
     +98.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €
(10.84 A$)
11.63 €
(18.00 A$)
     +66.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 €
(1.60 A$)
4.32 €
(6.69 A$)
     +317.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 €
(2.82 A$)
4.74 €
(7.34 A$)
     +160.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.85 €
(12.15 A$)
26.49 €
(41.00 A$)
     +237.4 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 €
(5.42 A$)
3.23 €
(5.00 A$)
     -7.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 €
(92.88 A$)
140.44 €
(217.39 A$)
     +134.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.70 €
(7.28 A$)
3.23 €
(5.00 A$)
     -31.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.48 €
(5.38 A$)
2.91 €
(4.51 A$)
     -16.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(46.44 A$)
38.76 €
(60.00 A$)
     +29.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.78 €
(12.04 A$)
4.99 €
(7.73 A$)
     -35.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(38,699.02 A$)
22,610.39 €
(35,000.00 A$)
     -9.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,323.57 €
(36,103.97 A$)
19,366.60 €
(29,978.74 A$)
     -17.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 295.29 €
(457.10 A$)
161.65 €
(250.22 A$)
     -45.3 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 €
(0.16 A$)
0.58 €
(0.90 A$)
     +459.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.22 €
(56.06 A$)
51.67 €
(79.99 A$)
     +42.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.38 €
(67.16 A$)
57.44 €
(88.91 A$)
     +32.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.13 €
(37.36 A$)
16.89 €
(26.15 A$)
     -30.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(18.58 A$)
14.86 €
(23.00 A$)
     +23.8 %
Childcare
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 625.79 €
(968.70 A$)
1,611.49 €
(2,494.52 A$)
     +157.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,218.18 €
(25,105.11 A$)
15,008.99 €
(23,233.33 A$)
     -7.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 88.09 €
(136.36 A$)
77.70 €
(120.28 A$)
     -11.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.46 €
(61.08 A$)
54.40 €
(84.20 A$)
     +37.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.79 €
(143.64 A$)
112.72 €
(174.48 A$)
     +21.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.86 €
(182.45 A$)
126.66 €
(196.06 A$)
     +7.5 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,340.50 €
(2,075.04 A$)
1,854.30 €
(2,870.39 A$)
     +38.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,032.89 €
(1,598.87 A$)
1,349.89 €
(2,089.58 A$)
     +30.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,504.82 €
(3,877.36 A$)
3,814.62 €
(5,904.88 A$)
     +52.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,909.58 €
(2,955.96 A$)
2,358.61 €
(3,651.03 A$)
     +23.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,140.65 €
(1,765.68 A$)
1,281.05 €
(1,983.02 A$)
     +12.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 855.18 €
(1,323.78 A$)
777.73 €
(1,203.90 A$)
     -9.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,307.31 €
(5,119.58 A$)
4,127.68 €
(6,389.48 A$)
     +24.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.25 4.21      +87.1 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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