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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 3.76% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 7.20% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Sydney are 12.49% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 9.50% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 0.70% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 11.42% lower than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(20.14 A$)
11.55 $
(15.50 A$)
     -23.03 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(80.55 A$)
61.45 $
(82.50 A$)
     +2.42 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(9.40 A$)
7.45 $
(10.00 A$)
     +6.41 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.71 A$)
5.21 $
(7.00 A$)
     +4.28 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.25 $
(8.39 A$)
5.96 $
(8.00 A$)
     -4.66 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 $
(5.27 A$)
2.82 $
(3.79 A$)
     -28.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(2.55 A$)
2.36 $
(3.17 A$)
     +24.30 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.62 $
(2.17 A$)
1.99 $
(2.67 A$)
     +23.00 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.98 $
(4.00 A$)
4.27 $
(5.73 A$)
     +43.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.24 $
(3.00 A$)
1.92 $
(2.58 A$)
     -14.18 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.19 $
(2.94 A$)
0.84 $
(1.13 A$)
     -61.68 %
Eggs (12) 2.25 $
(3.03 A$)
3.69 $
(4.95 A$)
     +63.55 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.09 $
(6.84 A$)
3.57 $
(4.79 A$)
     -29.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.54 $
(6.10 A$)
3.64 $
(4.88 A$)
     -19.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.41 $
(7.27 A$)
5.15 $
(6.91 A$)
     -4.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.78 $
(2.38 A$)
1.42 $
(1.90 A$)
     -20.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 $
(0.90 A$)
0.92 $
(1.23 A$)
     +36.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.68 $
(2.26 A$)
1.15 $
(1.54 A$)
     -31.83 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.56 $
(2.10 A$)
1.77 $
(2.37 A$)
     +13.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.98 $
(1.31 A$)
1.05 $
(1.41 A$)
     +7.84 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.94 $
(1.27 A$)
0.94 $
(1.26 A$)
     -0.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.43 $
(1.92 A$)
1.94 $
(2.60 A$)
     +35.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 $
(2.60 A$)
1.88 $
(2.53 A$)
     -2.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(20.13 A$)
13.41 $
(18.00 A$)
     -10.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.54 $
(2.06 A$)
3.81 $
(5.12 A$)
     +148.09 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.75 $
(2.36 A$)
3.85 $
(5.16 A$)
     +119.19 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(16.11 A$)
19.37 $
(26.00 A$)
     +61.38 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(3.36 A$)
2.98 $
(4.00 A$)
     +19.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(134.26 A$)
119.18 $
(160.00 A$)
     +19.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.36 A$)
2.68 $
(3.60 A$)
     -17.49 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $
(3.02 A$)
2.64 $
(3.54 A$)
     +17.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(33.56 A$)
42.01 $
(56.40 A$)
     +68.04 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.70 $
(3.63 A$)
3.67 $
(4.93 A$)
     +35.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(30,878.74 A$)
18,621.22 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -19.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,173.47 $
(27,083.97 A$)
17,958.71 $
(24,110.53 A$)
     -10.98 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 137.14 $
(184.12 A$)
133.68 $
(179.47 A$)
     -2.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(0.20 A$)
0.48 $
(0.65 A$)
     +217.57 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.91 $
(69.69 A$)
49.84 $
(66.92 A$)
     -3.97 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.39 $
(70.33 A$)
54.70 $
(73.44 A$)
     +4.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.15 $
(36.46 A$)
17.99 $
(24.15 A$)
     -33.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(16.11 A$)
14.90 $
(20.00 A$)
     +24.14 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,016.67 $
(1,364.93 A$)
1,327.23 $
(1,781.88 A$)
     +30.55 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $
(24,165.97 A$)
16,386.68 $
(22,000.00 A$)
     -8.96 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.43 $
(65.01 A$)
77.63 $
(104.22 A$)
     +60.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.62 $
(50.50 A$)
49.33 $
(66.23 A$)
     +31.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.74 $
(101.69 A$)
106.91 $
(143.53 A$)
     +41.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.67 $
(125.75 A$)
114.71 $
(154.00 A$)
     +22.46 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,778.37 $
(2,387.55 A$)
1,946.18 $
(2,612.85 A$)
     +9.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,108.76 $
(1,488.57 A$)
1,374.29 $
(1,845.06 A$)
     +23.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,258.48 $
(4,374.69 A$)
3,570.52 $
(4,793.62 A$)
     +9.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,963.37 $
(2,635.92 A$)
2,235.01 $
(3,000.62 A$)
     +13.84 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 291.32 $
(391.11 A$)
960.86 $
(1,290.01 A$)
     +229.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 176.74 $
(237.28 A$)
609.00 $
(817.62 A$)
     +244.58 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,721.05 $
(4,995.71 A$)
3,533.52 $
(4,743.94 A$)
     -5.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.90 4.34      +11.23 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
Contributors:386462
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD