Sydney vs Melbourne Infographic

Showdown in The Down Low SIDNEY VS MELBOURNE, Which City is Better to Live in?

Sidneysiders :

  • Perma-tanned, laid back
  • More individualistic
  • Women more body-conscious
  • Way into beaches
  • Hate bad weater
  • Keenly nostalgic on the 2000 Olympics
  • MOST LIVEABLE (The Economist, 2011)

Melburnians:

  • Dowdy, intellectual
  • More tribal
  • Women wear more black
  • Prefer nightclubs and cafes
  • Hate Sydney (and Sydneysiders)
  • Brag about their city being “the Most Liveable”
  • WORLD’S BEST (Conde Nast, 2011)

MONEY TALKS (*dollar in AUD)

Sydney

Melbourne

Average Annual Salary

$66,310

$60,605

Median Property Price

$515,000

$483,000

Average Commute Time

21.3min

30.4min

Most Expensive Cities Rank

#7

#8

WEATHER

Sydney

Melbourne

Days over 30 C

15 days

30 days

Days under 2C

0 days

8 days

Clear Days

104days

49 days

Total Rainfall

1212mm

648mm

Despite claiming to have better beaches, Sydney has only 15 ‘beach weather’ (days measuring over 30C). Melbourne has twice as many.

FOOD

Sydney

Melbourne

Australia Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards Winner

9

1

Restaurant in Pellegrino’s World’s 100 Best Restaurant

3

1

Many believe Melbourne is the food capital of Australia because of the depth of restaurants turning out great food. A microcosm of international cuisine, with more than 3000 restaurants preparing traditional and exotic dishes from around the world.

Source: smh.com.au / payscale.com / thevine.com.au / thehoopla.com.au / / dynamicbusiness.com.au / getaway.ninemsn.com.au / thepunch.com.au / mumsgone2aus.com

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