Cost of Living Comparison Between Kolkata and Sydney 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sydney are 246.7% higher than in Kolkata (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 394.4% higher than in Kolkata
Rent Prices in Sydney are 1,284.8% higher than in Kolkata
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 326.3% higher than in Kolkata
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 215.4% higher than in Kolkata
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 57.6% higher than in Kolkata
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
Restaurants
Kolkata Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 ₹
(3.71 A$)
1,240.83 ₹
(23.00 A$)
     +520.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,200.00 ₹
(22.24 A$)
7,013.40 ₹
(130.00 A$)
     +484.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 ₹
(7.41 A$)
809.24 ₹
(15.00 A$)
     +102.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 ₹
(2.78 A$)
539.49 ₹
(10.00 A$)
     +259.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 ₹
(5.56 A$)
647.39 ₹
(12.00 A$)
     +115.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 140.79 ₹
(2.61 A$)
269.55 ₹
(5.00 A$)
     +91.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 32.08 ₹
(0.59 A$)
205.98 ₹
(3.82 A$)
     +542.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 14.20 ₹
(0.26 A$)
182.12 ₹
(3.38 A$)
     +1,182.5 %
Markets
Kolkata Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 208.11 ₹
(3.86 A$)
500.87 ₹
(9.28 A$)
     +140.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 30.63 ₹
(0.57 A$)
209.90 ₹
(3.89 A$)
     +585.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 25.91 ₹
(0.48 A$)
84.94 ₹
(1.57 A$)
     +227.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 80.09 ₹
(1.48 A$)
322.00 ₹
(5.97 A$)
     +302.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 226.57 ₹
(4.20 A$)
438.15 ₹
(8.12 A$)
     +93.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 111.07 ₹
(2.06 A$)
316.59 ₹
(5.87 A$)
     +185.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 237.41 ₹
(4.40 A$)
565.52 ₹
(10.48 A$)
     +138.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 81.05 ₹
(1.50 A$)
122.49 ₹
(2.27 A$)
     +51.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 27.67 ₹
(0.51 A$)
100.69 ₹
(1.87 A$)
     +263.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 52.51 ₹
(0.97 A$)
112.95 ₹
(2.09 A$)
     +115.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 24.88 ₹
(0.46 A$)
154.05 ₹
(2.86 A$)
     +519.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 10.57 ₹
(0.20 A$)
89.93 ₹
(1.67 A$)
     +750.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.41 ₹
(0.29 A$)
83.45 ₹
(1.55 A$)
     +441.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 45.35 ₹
(0.84 A$)
179.79 ₹
(3.33 A$)
     +296.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 28.10 ₹
(0.52 A$)
140.11 ₹
(2.60 A$)
     +398.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 800.00 ₹
(14.83 A$)
1,078.99 ₹
(20.00 A$)
     +34.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 153.03 ₹
(2.84 A$)
430.69 ₹
(7.98 A$)
     +181.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 204.55 ₹
(3.79 A$)
456.97 ₹
(8.47 A$)
     +123.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 340.00 ₹
(6.30 A$)
2,378.08 ₹
(44.08 A$)
     +599.4 %
Transportation
Kolkata Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 15.00 ₹
(0.28 A$)
269.75 ₹
(5.00 A$)
     +1,698.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 250.00 ₹
(4.63 A$)
12,003.71 ₹
(222.50 A$)
     +4,701.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 55.00 ₹
(1.02 A$)
431.59 ₹
(8.00 A$)
     +684.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 ₹
(0.75 A$)
390.70 ₹
(7.24 A$)
     +871.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ₹
(1.85 A$)
4,855.43 ₹
(90.00 A$)
     +4,755.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 398.95 ₹
(7.39 A$)
424.68 ₹
(7.87 A$)
     +6.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,400,270.00 ₹
(25,955.31 A$)
2,225,973.51 ₹
(41,260.50 A$)
     +59.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,752,941.18 ₹
(32,492.40 A$)
1,845,663.72 ₹
(34,211.10 A$)
     +5.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Kolkata Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,829.54 ₹
(52.45 A$)
17,619.15 ₹
(326.59 A$)
     +522.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 282.56 ₹
(5.24 A$)
2,184.95 ₹
(40.50 A$)
     +673.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 587.21 ₹
(10.88 A$)
4,521.10 ₹
(83.80 A$)
     +669.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Kolkata Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,651.96 ₹
(30.62 A$)
5,514.24 ₹
(102.21 A$)
     +233.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 696.11 ₹
(12.90 A$)
1,717.74 ₹
(31.84 A$)
     +146.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 ₹
(5.56 A$)
1,267.81 ₹
(23.50 A$)
     +322.6 %
Childcare
Kolkata Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,866.67 ₹
(71.67 A$)
165,131.95 ₹
(3,060.88 A$)
     +4,170.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 114,000.00 ₹
(2,113.10 A$)
1,485,113.99 ₹
(27,527.98 A$)
     +1,202.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Kolkata Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,123.08 ₹
(39.35 A$)
6,212.40 ₹
(115.15 A$)
     +192.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,967.31 ₹
(36.47 A$)
5,605.09 ₹
(103.90 A$)
     +184.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,000.00 ₹
(55.61 A$)
9,474.28 ₹
(175.61 A$)
     +215.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,409.93 ₹
(44.67 A$)
11,662.01 ₹
(216.17 A$)
     +383.9 %
Rent Per Month
Kolkata Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,781.25 ₹
(236.91 A$)
180,661.54 ₹
(3,348.73 A$)
     +1,313.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,833.33 ₹
(126.66 A$)
127,365.78 ₹
(2,360.84 A$)
     +1,763.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 28,125.00 ₹
(521.32 A$)
357,375.83 ₹
(6,624.30 A$)
     +1,170.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,916.67 ₹
(295.03 A$)
216,122.48 ₹
(4,006.03 A$)
     +1,257.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Kolkata Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,465.65 ₹
(156.92 A$)
131,016.29 ₹
(2,428.51 A$)
     +1,447.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,107.85 ₹
(76.14 A$)
82,989.40 ₹
(1,538.29 A$)
     +1,920.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Kolkata Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 39,596.00 ₹
(733.95 A$)
308,433.16 ₹
(5,717.10 A$)
     +679.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.83 6.44      -27.1 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
Contributors in the past 12 months:216382
Cities near Kolkata: