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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 19.69% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 33.07% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Sydney are 47.15% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 28.23% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 27.56% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 3.49% higher than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(29.18 A$)
13.02 $
(19.00 A$)
     -34.88 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(116.71 A$)
61.35 $
(89.50 A$)
     -23.32 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(13.13 A$)
7.54 $
(11.00 A$)
     -16.22 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(10.21 A$)
5.48 $
(8.00 A$)
     -21.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(11.67 A$)
5.48 $
(8.00 A$)
     -31.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.54 $
(6.63 A$)
2.67 $
(3.89 A$)
     -41.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $
(2.89 A$)
2.24 $
(3.27 A$)
     +13.07 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.70 $
(2.48 A$)
1.90 $
(2.77 A$)
     +11.37 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.33 $
(6.32 A$)
3.88 $
(5.66 A$)
     -10.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.46 $
(5.05 A$)
1.84 $
(2.69 A$)
     -46.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.81 $
(4.10 A$)
0.83 $
(1.21 A$)
     -70.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 $
(5.29 A$)
3.10 $
(4.53 A$)
     -14.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.97 $
(10.17 A$)
3.61 $
(5.26 A$)
     -48.26 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.03 $
(8.80 A$)
3.50 $
(5.11 A$)
     -41.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.72 $
(9.80 A$)
5.82 $
(8.49 A$)
     -13.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.72 $
(3.97 A$)
1.38 $
(2.01 A$)
     -49.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.06 $
(1.54 A$)
1.08 $
(1.58 A$)
     +2.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.73 $
(3.99 A$)
1.16 $
(1.70 A$)
     -57.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.75 $
(4.02 A$)
1.56 $
(2.28 A$)
     -43.31 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 $
(2.63 A$)
1.03 $
(1.50 A$)
     -42.92 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.55 $
(2.26 A$)
0.82 $
(1.20 A$)
     -46.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.26 $
(3.30 A$)
1.71 $
(2.50 A$)
     -24.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $
(3.37 A$)
1.41 $
(2.05 A$)
     -39.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(21.88 A$)
12.34 $
(18.00 A$)
     -17.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $
(3.38 A$)
3.74 $
(5.46 A$)
     +61.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 $
(4.14 A$)
4.04 $
(5.90 A$)
     +42.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(20.42 A$)
21.93 $
(32.00 A$)
     +56.67 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(4.01 A$)
3.02 $
(4.40 A$)
     +9.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 $
(185.28 A$)
149.01 $
(217.39 A$)
     +17.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(3.79 A$)
2.88 $
(4.20 A$)
     +10.73 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(3.94 A$)
2.43 $
(3.54 A$)
     -10.12 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(43.77 A$)
38.66 $
(56.40 A$)
     +28.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.01 $
(4.39 A$)
3.75 $
(5.47 A$)
     +24.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $
(31,869.58 A$)
17,821.70 $
(26,000.00 A$)
     -18.42 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,104.15 $
(29,329.86 A$)
16,385.07 $
(23,904.11 A$)
     -18.50 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.16 $
(189.89 A$)
123.35 $
(179.95 A$)
     -5.23 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.14 A$)
0.40 $
(0.59 A$)
     +318.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.53 $
(92.68 A$)
48.10 $
(70.17 A$)
     -24.29 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.50 $
(105.77 A$)
52.99 $
(77.31 A$)
     -26.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.33 $
(48.63 A$)
14.70 $
(21.44 A$)
     -55.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(23.34 A$)
13.71 $
(20.00 A$)
     -14.32 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,333.46 $
(3,404.27 A$)
1,496.07 $
(2,182.61 A$)
     -35.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,565.22 $
(56,262.64 A$)
13,280.59 $
(19,375.00 A$)
     -65.56 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.41 $
(79.38 A$)
67.03 $
(97.78 A$)
     +23.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.78 $
(55.11 A$)
43.37 $
(63.27 A$)
     +14.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.91 $
(123.88 A$)
97.38 $
(142.07 A$)
     +14.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 123.98 $
(180.87 A$)
103.39 $
(150.84 A$)
     -16.60 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,107.92 $
(4,534.13 A$)
1,761.75 $
(2,570.21 A$)
     -43.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,022.62 $
(2,950.79 A$)
1,276.90 $
(1,862.87 A$)
     -36.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,488.36 $
(9,465.84 A$)
3,015.08 $
(4,398.68 A$)
     -53.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,689.09 $
(5,382.00 A$)
2,036.49 $
(2,971.02 A$)
     -44.80 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,342.65 $
(1,958.79 A$)
888.64 $
(1,296.43 A$)
     -33.81 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 660.39 $
(963.43 A$)
569.38 $
(830.67 A$)
     -13.78 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,909.49 $
(7,162.43 A$)
3,400.47 $
(4,960.93 A$)
     -30.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.19 4.03      -3.74 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:512467
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD