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Sydney vs Reykjavik
Syd vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Syd
Outside city centre
Rkv
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Syd
Outside city centre
Rkv
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Syd
Outside city centre
Rkv
Syd

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Reykjavik
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Rkv
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Sydney

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Sydney

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Syd

Summer dress

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

Rkv
Syd

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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