Sydney vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Sydney Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2294
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5214
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1331
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$2116
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$501
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$332
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4771
$770
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
99
28
😀 Quality of life
99
61
🏙️ Population
4.84M
1.96M

The cost of living in Sydney is 151% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 254th and 5672nd ($2294 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 4th in Australia and Mexico, respectively. Check Australia vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Sydney compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Sydney ranked 1st best city to live in Australia vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 2nd and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Sydney vs Tijuana

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Sydney Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.5
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.15
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.49
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$3.44
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1479
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1138
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2663
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1771
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$75.1
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$117
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.4
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.78%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12419
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7128
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.45
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$127
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19.6
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.41
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.05
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.5
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.7
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.38
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.23
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.01
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.79
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.9
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.08
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$28.1
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.1
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.53
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.43
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.69
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$52.9
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.7
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.1
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.4
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.8
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1681
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14932
$3578

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Cities near Sydney

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Dee Why
$1970
19 km or 12 mi Parramatta
$1896
29 km or 18 mi Kellyville
$1656
29 km or 18 mi Blacktown
$1581
69 km or 43 mi Wollongong
$1554
117 km or 73 mi Newcastle
$1798
158 km or 98 mi Bathurst
$1558
168 km or 104 mi Goulburn
$1700
205 km or 127 mi Orange
$1661
247 km or 154 mi Canberra
$1792
301 km or 187 mi Dubbo
$1445
314 km or 195 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
377 km or 234 mi Armidale
$1677
378 km or 235 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
436 km or 271 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
478 km or 297 mi Griffith
$1629
597 km or 371 mi Shepparton
$1442
624 km or 388 mi Byron Bay
$2199
638 km or 396 mi Traralgon
$1626
683 km or 425 mi Gold Coast
$1776
689 km or 428 mi Southport
$1627
695 km or 432 mi Pakenham
$1631
701 km or 436 mi Berwick
$1562
706 km or 439 mi Bendigo
$1610
706 km or 439 mi Toowoomba
$1462
707 km or 439 mi Dandenong
$1498
711 km or 442 mi Ipswich
$1612
711 km or 442 mi Cranbourne
$1587
713 km or 443 mi South Yarra
$1589
713 km or 443 mi Melbourne
$1968
716 km or 445 mi Sunbury
$1625
724 km or 450 mi Frankston
$1957
732 km or 455 mi Melton
$1633
733 km or 455 mi Brisbane
$2056
735 km or 457 mi Tarneit
$1570
736 km or 457 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
775 km or 481 mi Caboolture
$1630
778 km or 484 mi Geelong
$1708
779 km or 484 mi Ballarat
$1740
807 km or 502 mi Caloundra
$1630

Cities near Tijuana

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.5 mi Imperial Beach
$1939
11 km or 6.9 mi Chula Vista
$2696
15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
$627
18 km or 11 mi National
$1939
21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
$629
22 km or 14 mi Coronado
$1938
23 km or 15 mi Lemon Grove
$1945
24 km or 15 mi San Diego
$2797
27 km or 17 mi La Mesa
$2115
30 km or 19 mi El Cajon
$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
$1938
42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
$1946
48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
62 km or 38 mi Encinitas
$3096
66 km or 41 mi Escondido
$2829
69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
$1949
76 km or 47 mi Carlsbad
$2836
77 km or 48 mi Vista
$2327
81 km or 50 mi Oceanside
$2661
84 km or 52 mi Ensenada
$632
96 km or 59 mi Fallbrook
$1973
109 km or 67 mi Temecula
$2943
115 km or 72 mi San Clemente
$2454
117 km or 73 mi Murrieta
$2469
119 km or 74 mi French Valley
$1947
121 km or 75 mi Wildomar
$1942
122 km or 76 mi Dana Point
$1950
123 km or 77 mi San Juan Capistrano
$1946
128 km or 80 mi Laguna Niguel
$2819
128 km or 80 mi Menifee
$2200
131 km or 82 mi Laguna Beach
$1934
131 km or 82 mi Lake Elsinore
$1916
134 km or 83 mi Mission Viejo
$2087
135 km or 84 mi Rancho Santa Margarita
$2491
135 km or 84 mi Laguna Hills
$1934
135 km or 84 mi Hemet
$2225
138 km or 86 mi Aliso Viejo
$1980
138 km or 86 mi Lake Forest
$2334
139 km or 87 mi El Centro
$1725
140 km or 87 mi San Jacinto
$1952