Cost of Living in Sydney

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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 A$
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.80 A$
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.29 A$
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 A$
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.22 A$
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.64 A$


Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.45 A$
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.82 A$
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.51 A$
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.40 A$
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.30 A$
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 9.99 A$
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.61 A$
Apples (1kg) 4.37 A$
Banana (1kg) 2.96 A$
Oranges (1kg) 3.65 A$
Tomato (1kg) 5.62 A$
Potato (1kg) 3.11 A$
Onion (1kg) 2.78 A$
Lettuce (1 head) 2.58 A$
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.93 A$
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.50 A$
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.15 A$
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 28.60 A$


One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 173.91 A$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 A$
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.20 A$
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.68 A$
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.34 A$
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,591.15 A$

Utilities (Monthly)

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 175.31 A$
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.68 A$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.86 A$

Sports And Leisure

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.02 A$
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.82 A$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$


Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,967.80 A$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,461.54 A$

Clothing And Shoes

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.37 A$
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.11 A$
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.14 A$
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.83 A$

Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,628.88 A$
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,926.74 A$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,635.90 A$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,117.48 A$

Buy Apartment Price

Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,916.46 A$
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,928.57 A$

Salaries And Financing

Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,880.80 A$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.26