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Caracas vs Sydney
Car vs Syd

Average net salary (After tax)

Sydney
Caracas

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Car
Outside city centre
Syd
Car

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Car
Outside city centre
Syd
Car

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Syd
Car
Outside city centre
Syd
Car

Mortgage rates

Sydney
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Sydney
Caracas

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Syd
Car

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Syd
Car

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Syd
Car

Monthly pass

Regular price

Syd
Car

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Sydney
Caracas

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Syd
Car
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Syd
Car
White bread 500g
Syd
Car
Eggs 12
Syd
Car
White rice 1kg
Syd
Car

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Sydney
Caracas

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Syd
Car
Beef round 1kg
Syd
Car
Local cheese 1kg
Syd
Car

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Syd
Car
Lettuce 1 head
Syd
Car
Tomatoes 1kg
Syd
Car

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Syd
Car
Oranges 1 head
Syd
Car
Bananas 1kg
Syd
Car

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Syd $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Syd $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Sydney
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 17.14% higher than in Caracas

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Syd $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Syd $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Syd $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Syd
Car
Market 0.5L bottle
Syd
Car

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Syd
Car
Market 0.33L bottle
Syd
Car

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Sydney
5
Caracas

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Syd
Car

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Syd
Car

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Syd
Car
1 pair men's leather shoes
Syd
Car

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Sydney
$15.33
Caracas
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth