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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chicago, IL and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 11.77% higher than in Chicago, IL
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 14.84% higher than in Chicago, IL
Rent Prices in Sydney are 19.47% higher than in Chicago, IL
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 6.47% lower than in Chicago, IL
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 9.71% higher than in Chicago, IL
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 11.17% lower than in Chicago, IL
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  Chicago, ILSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(19.12 A$)
11.77 $
(15.00 A$)
     -21.55 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(76.48 A$)
62.76 $
(80.00 A$)
     +4.61 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(8.92 A$)
7.85 $
(10.00 A$)
     +12.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.37 A$)
5.88 $
(7.50 A$)
     +17.68 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(8.92 A$)
6.67 $
(8.50 A$)
     -4.73 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.90 $
(4.97 A$)
3.04 $
(3.88 A$)
     -22.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(2.42 A$)
2.49 $
(3.17 A$)
     +31.31 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.65 $
(2.10 A$)
2.09 $
(2.67 A$)
     +27.09 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.03 $
(3.86 A$)
4.44 $
(5.66 A$)
     +46.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.21 $
(2.82 A$)
1.95 $
(2.49 A$)
     -11.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.92 $
(2.44 A$)
0.91 $
(1.16 A$)
     -52.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.03 $
(2.59 A$)
3.72 $
(4.75 A$)
     +83.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.15 $
(7.84 A$)
3.57 $
(4.55 A$)
     -41.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.67 $
(5.95 A$)
3.65 $
(4.66 A$)
     -21.71 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.03 $
(6.41 A$)
5.49 $
(7.00 A$)
     +9.12 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.76 $
(2.24 A$)
1.57 $
(2.00 A$)
     -10.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $
(0.89 A$)
1.05 $
(1.33 A$)
     +49.22 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 $
(2.09 A$)
1.31 $
(1.67 A$)
     -20.15 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.52 $
(1.94 A$)
2.03 $
(2.59 A$)
     +33.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.86 $
(1.09 A$)
1.17 $
(1.49 A$)
     +36.57 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 $
(1.21 A$)
1.02 $
(1.30 A$)
     +7.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.44 $
(1.84 A$)
2.11 $
(2.69 A$)
     +46.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.97 $
(2.51 A$)
1.70 $
(2.17 A$)
     -13.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $
(17.84 A$)
14.12 $
(18.00 A$)
     +0.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.55 $
(1.98 A$)
4.11 $
(5.24 A$)
     +164.50 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.85 $
(2.36 A$)
4.16 $
(5.30 A$)
     +124.36 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 $
(15.30 A$)
22.75 $
(29.00 A$)
     +89.60 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(2.87 A$)
3.14 $
(4.00 A$)
     +39.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(127.46 A$)
125.53 $
(160.00 A$)
     +25.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.14 A$)
2.82 $
(3.60 A$)
     -13.10 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $
(2.87 A$)
2.94 $
(3.75 A$)
     +30.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.50 $
(31.23 A$)
44.36 $
(56.54 A$)
     +81.05 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.73 $
(3.48 A$)
3.90 $
(4.97 A$)
     +42.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(29,316.51 A$)
19,613.52 $
(25,000.00 A$)
     -14.72 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,300.17 $
(27,149.85 A$)
19,229.28 $
(24,510.23 A$)
     -9.72 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 126.24 $
(160.90 A$)
141.89 $
(180.86 A$)
     +12.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(0.19 A$)
0.54 $
(0.68 A$)
     +264.78 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.29 $
(70.47 A$)
53.99 $
(68.82 A$)
     -2.34 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.37 $
(61.65 A$)
56.89 $
(72.51 A$)
     +17.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.77 $
(34.12 A$)
19.90 $
(25.36 A$)
     -25.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.25 $
(15.61 A$)
15.69 $
(20.00 A$)
     +28.09 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,000.00 $
(1,274.63 A$)
1,423.04 $
(1,813.85 A$)
     +42.30 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,200.00 $
(20,649.02 A$)
16,004.63 $
(20,400.00 A$)
     -1.21 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.10 $
(62.58 A$)
81.35 $
(103.69 A$)
     +65.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.70 $
(46.78 A$)
49.87 $
(63.56 A$)
     +35.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.15 $
(98.34 A$)
108.01 $
(137.67 A$)
     +40.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.46 $
(121.68 A$)
118.81 $
(151.44 A$)
     +24.46 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,798.90 $
(2,292.94 A$)
2,113.69 $
(2,694.18 A$)
     +17.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,135.19 $
(1,446.95 A$)
1,507.97 $
(1,922.10 A$)
     +32.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,261.07 $
(4,156.66 A$)
3,795.64 $
(4,838.04 A$)
     +16.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,029.43 $
(2,586.78 A$)
2,408.76 $
(3,070.28 A$)
     +18.69 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 297.53 $
(379.24 A$)
986.09 $
(1,256.91 A$)
     +231.42 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 168.22 $
(214.41 A$)
618.58 $
(788.45 A$)
     +267.73 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,766.16 $
(4,800.46 A$)
3,842.24 $
(4,897.44 A$)
     +2.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.87 4.27      +10.30 %
Last update: October 2017October 2017
Contributors:379458
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: USD