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Sydney vs Vancouver
Syd vs Van

Average net salary (After tax)

Vancouver
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Syd
Outside city centre
Van
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Syd
Outside city centre
Van
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Van
Syd
Outside city centre
Van
Syd

Mortgage rates

Vancouver
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Vancouver
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Van
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Van
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Van
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Van
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Vancouver
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Van
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Vancouver
Sydney

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Van
Syd
Lettuce 1 head
Van
Syd
Tomatoes 1kg
Van
Syd

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Van
Syd
Oranges 1 head
Van
Syd
Bananas 1kg
Van
Syd

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Vancouver
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 17.14% higher than in Sydney

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Van
Syd
Market 0.5L bottle
Van
Syd

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Van
Syd
Market 0.33L bottle
Van
Syd

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Vancouver
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Van
Syd

Summer dress

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

Van
Syd

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Vancouver
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Van $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Van $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth