Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Sydney 

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Cost of Living in Sydney is 8.5% higher than in Munich (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Sydney is 15.9% higher than in Munich
Rent Prices in Sydney are 29.7% higher than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 2.0% lower than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 27.4% higher than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 4.3% higher than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(24.31 A$)
15.00 €
(24.31 A$)
     0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 €
(121.57 A$)
74.03 €
(120.00 A$)
     -1.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 €
(17.83 A$)
9.25 €
(15.00 A$)
     -15.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(7.29 A$)
6.37 €
(10.32 A$)
     +41.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.70 €
(7.62 A$)
7.40 €
(12.00 A$)
     +57.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.79 €
(6.15 A$)
3.10 €
(5.03 A$)
     -18.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.49 €
(5.66 A$)
2.35 €
(3.81 A$)
     -32.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.92 €
(4.73 A$)
1.97 €
(3.19 A$)
     -32.5 %
Markets
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.37 €
(7.08 A$)
5.54 €
(8.99 A$)
     +27.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.04 €
(3.31 A$)
2.34 €
(3.80 A$)
     +14.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.22 €
(1.99 A$)
1.00 €
(1.62 A$)
     -18.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.22 €
(5.21 A$)
3.76 €
(6.09 A$)
     +16.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.97 €
(9.68 A$)
4.72 €
(7.64 A$)
     -21.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.79 €
(9.39 A$)
3.57 €
(5.78 A$)
     -38.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.59 €
(12.31 A$)
5.95 €
(9.64 A$)
     -21.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.24 €
(2.01 A$)
1.36 €
(2.20 A$)
     +9.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(1.20 A$)
1.18 €
(1.92 A$)
     +59.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.68 A$)
1.29 €
(2.09 A$)
     +24.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.46 €
(2.37 A$)
1.80 €
(2.92 A$)
     +23.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.74 €
(1.21 A$)
1.02 €
(1.66 A$)
     +37.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.81 €
(1.31 A$)
0.96 €
(1.56 A$)
     +18.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.83 €
(2.97 A$)
2.08 €
(3.37 A$)
     +13.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 €
(1.44 A$)
1.32 €
(2.13 A$)
     +47.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 €
(9.71 A$)
12.34 €
(20.00 A$)
     +106.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.96 €
(1.55 A$)
4.36 €
(7.07 A$)
     +355.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 €
(2.53 A$)
5.08 €
(8.24 A$)
     +225.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 €
(13.29 A$)
30.85 €
(50.00 A$)
     +276.2 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.70 €
(6.00 A$)
3.08 €
(5.00 A$)
     -16.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 €
(79.43 A$)
134.11 €
(217.39 A$)
     +173.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 €
(8.92 A$)
4.26 €
(6.90 A$)
     -22.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 €
(6.52 A$)
4.96 €
(8.05 A$)
     +23.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 38.00 €
(61.60 A$)
52.44 €
(85.00 A$)
     +38.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.90 €
(11.18 A$)
4.74 €
(7.68 A$)
     -31.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,180.00 €
(44,057.03 A$)
27,405.78 €
(44,423.00 A$)
     +0.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,625.00 €
(44,778.34 A$)
21,429.41 €
(34,735.68 A$)
     -22.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 332.30 €
(538.64 A$)
186.19 €
(301.80 A$)
     -44.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 23.32 €
(37.80 A$)
24.50 €
(39.71 A$)
     +5.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.68 €
(61.07 A$)
47.89 €
(77.62 A$)
     +27.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.05 €
(74.65 A$)
54.02 €
(87.56 A$)
     +17.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 29.46 €
(47.76 A$)
18.26 €
(29.59 A$)
     -38.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(21.07 A$)
14.81 €
(24.00 A$)
     +13.9 %
Childcare
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 871.96 €
(1,413.39 A$)
1,918.65 €
(3,110.00 A$)
     +120.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,075.00 €
(26,056.54 A$)
16,864.78 €
(27,336.72 A$)
     +4.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 90.64 €
(146.92 A$)
68.43 €
(110.93 A$)
     -24.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.52 €
(64.07 A$)
55.77 €
(90.39 A$)
     +41.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.12 €
(141.22 A$)
100.51 €
(162.92 A$)
     +15.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 129.89 €
(210.54 A$)
118.50 €
(192.09 A$)
     -8.8 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,509.30 €
(2,446.48 A$)
2,018.27 €
(3,271.49 A$)
     +33.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,185.64 €
(1,921.85 A$)
1,407.48 €
(2,281.44 A$)
     +18.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,697.22 €
(4,372.02 A$)
3,979.77 €
(6,450.94 A$)
     +47.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,111.11 €
(3,421.97 A$)
2,323.85 €
(3,766.81 A$)
     +10.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,053.22 €
(1,707.20 A$)
1,308.93 €
(2,121.70 A$)
     +24.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 760.11 €
(1,232.09 A$)
821.50 €
(1,331.60 A$)
     +8.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,230.79 €
(5,236.90 A$)
3,904.09 €
(6,328.28 A$)
     +20.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.88 6.35      +63.6 %
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