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prices shown in
Mumbai vs Sydney
Mum vs Syd

Average net salary (After tax)

Sydney
Mumbai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Mum
Outside city centre
Syd
Mum

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Mum
Outside city centre
Syd
Mum

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Syd
Mum
Outside city centre
Syd
Mum

Mortgage rates

Sydney
4.5%
Mumbai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Sydney
Mumbai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Syd
Mum

Mobile phone data

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

Syd
Mum

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Syd
Mum

Monthly pass

Regular price

Syd
Mum

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Sydney
Mumbai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Syd
Mum
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Sydney
Mumbai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Syd
Mum
Lettuce 1 head
Syd
Mum
Tomatoes 1kg
Syd
Mum

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Syd
Mum
Oranges 1 head
Syd
Mum
Bananas 1kg
Syd
Mum

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Sydney
4.5%
Mumbai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 17.14% higher than in Mumbai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Syd
Mum
Market 0.5L bottle
Syd
Mum

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Syd
Mum
Market 0.33L bottle
Syd
Mum

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Sydney
5
Mumbai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Syd
Mum

Summer dress

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

Syd
Mum

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Sydney
$15.33
Mumbai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Mum $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Mum $4,070.74/mth