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Lon vs Syd

Average net salary (After tax)

Sydney
London

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Lon
Outside city centre
Syd
Lon

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Lon
Outside city centre
Syd
Lon

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Syd
Lon
Outside city centre
Syd
Lon

Mortgage rates

Sydney
4.5%
London
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Sydney
London

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Syd
Lon

Mobile phone data

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

Syd
Lon

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Syd
Lon

Monthly pass

Regular price

Syd
Lon

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Sydney
London

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Syd
Lon
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Sydney
London

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Syd
Lon
Lettuce 1 head
Syd
Lon
Tomatoes 1kg
Syd
Lon

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Syd
Lon
Oranges 1 head
Syd
Lon
Bananas 1kg
Syd
Lon

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Sydney
4.5%
London
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 17.14% higher than in London

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Syd
Lon
Market 0.5L bottle
Syd
Lon

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Syd
Lon
Market 0.33L bottle
Syd
Lon

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Sydney
5
London

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Syd
Lon

Summer dress

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

Syd
Lon

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Sydney
$15.33
London
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth