Oceania

Sydney

The largest city of Australia is renowned for its laidback lifestyle. Few other urban beaches can compete with Coogee, Manly or Bondi, all of which lie within the city limits. Sydney harbor allows visitors to watch sea mammals such as whales, dolphins and seals play in the bay. Without a doubt, the New Year's gathering around the opera house and the harbor bridge is the coolest in the world. The city's blend of breathtaking natural beauty, a pleasant pace of life and vibrant urbanism attracts people from all over the world to live down under.

City rank out of 77 cities

Price level
11
Earning level
16
Purchasing power
13
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Facts about Sydney

Price Level Index
Sydney
91.3
New York
100.0
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1
5
11
77
Earnings Level Index
Sydney
80.2
New York
100.0
Global rankingShow all cities
1
7
16
77
Working Time
Sydney
0/ 14.5m
New York
0/ 15.2m
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1
10
12
77
Purchasing Power Index
Sydney
87.9
New York
100.0
Global rankingShow all cities
1
10
13
77
Did you know…
The Harbour Bridge, fondly called "the Coat Hanger" by locals, is the world's largest steel arch bridge and was the city's defining landmark until construction of the Opera House in 1973.