Cost of Living Comparison Between Munich and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 12.7% higher than in Munich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 22.3% higher than in Munich
Rent Prices in Sydney are 40.8% higher than in Munich
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 1.2% higher than in Munich
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 29.1% higher than in Munich
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 21.1% lower than in Munich
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Restaurants
Munich Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(24.79 A$)
13.92 €
(23.00 A$)
     -7.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 €
(115.68 A$)
78.67 €
(130.00 A$)
     +12.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(16.53 A$)
9.08 €
(15.00 A$)
     -9.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(7.44 A$)
6.05 €
(10.00 A$)
     +34.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.70 €
(7.77 A$)
7.26 €
(12.00 A$)
     +54.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 €
(6.17 A$)
3.01 €
(4.97 A$)
     -19.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 €
(5.27 A$)
2.31 €
(3.81 A$)
     -27.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 €
(4.44 A$)
2.06 €
(3.41 A$)
     -23.2 %
Markets
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.59 €
(7.58 A$)
5.51 €
(9.10 A$)
     +20.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.19 €
(3.62 A$)
2.33 €
(3.85 A$)
     +6.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.95 A$)
0.96 €
(1.59 A$)
     -18.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.13 €
(5.17 A$)
3.59 €
(5.93 A$)
     +14.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.13 €
(10.14 A$)
5.28 €
(8.72 A$)
     -13.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.39 €
(8.91 A$)
3.54 €
(5.86 A$)
     -34.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.23 €
(11.95 A$)
6.43 €
(10.63 A$)
     -11.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.16 €
(1.92 A$)
1.41 €
(2.33 A$)
     +21.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(1.22 A$)
1.12 €
(1.85 A$)
     +52.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.07 €
(1.76 A$)
1.29 €
(2.13 A$)
     +21.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.95 A$)
1.79 €
(2.96 A$)
     +52.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.82 €
(1.36 A$)
1.04 €
(1.72 A$)
     +26.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.88 €
(1.45 A$)
0.96 €
(1.58 A$)
     +9.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 €
(2.87 A$)
2.07 €
(3.41 A$)
     +19.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €
(1.32 A$)
1.71 €
(2.82 A$)
     +114.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(8.26 A$)
12.10 €
(20.00 A$)
     +142.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.98 €
(1.62 A$)
4.88 €
(8.06 A$)
     +398.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 €
(2.88 A$)
5.14 €
(8.49 A$)
     +194.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 €
(13.55 A$)
26.63 €
(44.00 A$)
     +224.7 %
Transportation
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.70 €
(6.11 A$)
3.03 €
(5.00 A$)
     -18.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 €
(80.98 A$)
136.15 €
(225.00 A$)
     +177.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 €
(9.09 A$)
4.84 €
(8.00 A$)
     -12.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 €
(6.12 A$)
4.38 €
(7.24 A$)
     +18.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 €
(54.53 A$)
54.46 €
(90.00 A$)
     +65.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.94 €
(11.47 A$)
4.73 €
(7.81 A$)
     -31.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,180.00 €
(44,916.35 A$)
24,967.75 €
(41,260.50 A$)
     -8.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 €
(42,966.34 A$)
20,701.99 €
(34,211.10 A$)
     -20.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 308.27 €
(509.44 A$)
192.46 €
(318.05 A$)
     -37.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.69 €
(34.20 A$)
24.51 €
(40.51 A$)
     +18.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.74 €
(64.02 A$)
50.33 €
(83.17 A$)
     +29.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.63 €
(73.75 A$)
63.02 €
(104.14 A$)
     +41.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.62 €
(45.65 A$)
19.27 €
(31.84 A$)
     -30.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(21.48 A$)
15.13 €
(25.00 A$)
     +16.4 %
Childcare
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 786.88 €
(1,300.35 A$)
1,852.21 €
(3,060.88 A$)
     +135.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,311.11 €
(23,649.85 A$)
16,401.53 €
(27,104.38 A$)
     +14.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.03 €
(140.52 A$)
72.74 €
(120.21 A$)
     -14.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.02 €
(57.88 A$)
62.87 €
(103.90 A$)
     +79.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.10 €
(140.63 A$)
106.16 €
(175.44 A$)
     +24.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.67 €
(191.15 A$)
128.87 €
(212.96 A$)
     +11.4 %
Rent Per Month
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,393.87 €
(2,303.43 A$)
2,013.27 €
(3,327.04 A$)
     +44.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,101.13 €
(1,819.68 A$)
1,405.67 €
(2,322.94 A$)
     +27.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,509.44 €
(4,146.99 A$)
3,958.93 €
(6,542.33 A$)
     +57.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,962.56 €
(3,243.24 A$)
2,429.67 €
(4,015.15 A$)
     +23.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,027.81 €
(1,698.50 A$)
1,469.55 €
(2,428.51 A$)
     +43.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 754.92 €
(1,247.54 A$)
930.86 €
(1,538.29 A$)
     +23.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Munich Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,556.21 €
(5,876.81 A$)
3,432.89 €
(5,673.03 A$)
     -3.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.54 6.48      +83.3 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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