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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 4.50% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 8.52% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Sydney are 14.78% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 9.24% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 0.01% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 6.36% lower than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(19.54 A$)
11.52 $
(15.00 A$)
     -23.22 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(78.15 A$)
61.42 $
(80.00 A$)
     +2.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.12 A$)
7.68 $
(10.00 A$)
     +9.68 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.51 A$)
5.37 $
(7.00 A$)
     +7.49 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.50 $
(8.47 A$)
6.14 $
(8.00 A$)
     -5.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.99 $
(5.19 A$)
2.91 $
(3.79 A$)
     -26.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.88 $
(2.45 A$)
2.39 $
(3.11 A$)
     +26.88 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.63 $
(2.12 A$)
1.99 $
(2.59 A$)
     +22.44 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.97 $
(3.86 A$)
4.50 $
(5.86 A$)
     +51.70 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.40 $
(3.13 A$)
2.05 $
(2.67 A$)
     -14.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.23 $
(2.90 A$)
0.96 $
(1.25 A$)
     -56.99 %
Eggs (12) 2.45 $
(3.20 A$)
3.83 $
(4.99 A$)
     +56.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.82 $
(6.28 A$)
3.62 $
(4.71 A$)
     -24.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.49 $
(5.84 A$)
3.86 $
(5.02 A$)
     -14.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.58 $
(7.27 A$)
5.38 $
(7.01 A$)
     -3.50 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 $
(2.43 A$)
1.39 $
(1.81 A$)
     -25.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 $
(0.81 A$)
0.95 $
(1.24 A$)
     +51.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.73 $
(2.25 A$)
1.14 $
(1.48 A$)
     -34.10 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.77 $
(2.30 A$)
1.66 $
(2.16 A$)
     -5.90 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.13 $
(1.47 A$)
0.96 $
(1.25 A$)
     -15.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.04 $
(1.36 A$)
0.89 $
(1.16 A$)
     -14.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.33 $
(1.74 A$)
2.00 $
(2.61 A$)
     +50.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.90 $
(2.47 A$)
1.81 $
(2.36 A$)
     -4.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $
(18.88 A$)
13.82 $
(18.00 A$)
     -4.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $
(2.03 A$)
4.31 $
(5.61 A$)
     +175.82 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.79 $
(2.33 A$)
4.19 $
(5.46 A$)
     +134.28 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(15.63 A$)
19.19 $
(25.00 A$)
     +59.96 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(3.26 A$)
3.07 $
(4.00 A$)
     +22.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(130.24 A$)
122.85 $
(160.00 A$)
     +22.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.23 A$)
2.76 $
(3.60 A$)
     -14.95 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $
(2.93 A$)
2.72 $
(3.54 A$)
     +20.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(32.56 A$)
43.30 $
(56.40 A$)
     +73.21 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.58 $
(3.36 A$)
3.65 $
(4.76 A$)
     +41.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(28,653.59 A$)
19,194.80 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -12.75 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,220.00 $
(26,335.26 A$)
18,064.45 $
(23,527.79 A$)
     -10.66 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 135.21 $
(176.10 A$)
137.14 $
(178.61 A$)
     +1.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.21 A$)
0.49 $
(0.63 A$)
     +203.41 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.29 $
(69.41 A$)
50.53 $
(65.81 A$)
     -5.18 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.47 $
(70.95 A$)
56.31 $
(73.34 A$)
     +3.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.19 $
(32.81 A$)
18.25 $
(23.77 A$)
     -27.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(15.63 A$)
15.36 $
(20.00 A$)
     +27.97 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 900.00 $
(1,172.19 A$)
1,126.09 $
(1,466.67 A$)
     +25.12 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $
(23,443.85 A$)
17,659.22 $
(23,000.00 A$)
     -1.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.71 $
(63.44 A$)
79.56 $
(103.62 A$)
     +63.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.64 $
(49.02 A$)
51.40 $
(66.94 A$)
     +36.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.45 $
(99.58 A$)
108.13 $
(140.83 A$)
     +41.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.29 $
(128.02 A$)
117.59 $
(153.15 A$)
     +19.63 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,767.07 $
(2,301.49 A$)
1,980.00 $
(2,578.83 A$)
     +12.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,097.24 $
(1,429.08 A$)
1,373.76 $
(1,789.24 A$)
     +25.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,299.16 $
(4,296.95 A$)
3,652.63 $
(4,757.31 A$)
     +10.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,908.45 $
(2,485.63 A$)
2,270.90 $
(2,957.71 A$)
     +18.99 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 307.63 $
(400.67 A$)
1,008.87 $
(1,313.99 A$)
     +227.94 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 171.97 $
(223.98 A$)
655.09 $
(853.22 A$)
     +280.93 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,486.15 $
(4,540.49 A$)
3,542.70 $
(4,614.15 A$)
     +1.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.99 4.42      +10.86 %
Last update: February, 2017February, 2017
Contributors:387490
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD