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Sydney vs London
Syd vs Lon

Average net salary (After tax)

London
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lon
Syd
Outside city centre
Lon
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lon
Syd
Outside city centre
Lon
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lon
Syd
Outside city centre
Lon
Syd

Mortgage rates

London
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

London
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lon
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Lon
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lon
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lon
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

London
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lon
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

London
Sydney

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

London
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in London are 17.14% higher than in Sydney

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

London
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lon
Syd

Summer dress

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

Lon
Syd

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

London
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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