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Reykjavik vs Sydney
Rkv vs Syd

Average net salary (After tax)

Sydney
Reykjavik

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Rkv
Outside city centre
Syd
Rkv

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Rkv
Outside city centre
Syd
Rkv

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Syd
Rkv
Outside city centre
Syd
Rkv

Mortgage rates

Sydney
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Sydney
Reykjavik

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Syd
Rkv

Mobile phone data

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

Syd
Rkv

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Syd
Rkv

Monthly pass

Regular price

Syd
Rkv

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Sydney
Reykjavik

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Syd
Rkv
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Sydney
Reykjavik

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Syd
Rkv
Lettuce 1 head
Syd
Rkv
Tomatoes 1kg
Syd
Rkv

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Syd
Rkv
Oranges 1 head
Syd
Rkv
Bananas 1kg
Syd
Rkv

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Sydney
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 17.14% higher than in Reykjavik

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Syd
Rkv
Market 0.5L bottle
Syd
Rkv

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Syd
Rkv
Market 0.33L bottle
Syd
Rkv

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Sydney
5
Reykjavik

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Syd
Rkv

Summer dress

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

Syd
Rkv

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Sydney
$15.33
Reykjavik
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth