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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Christchurch Reverse

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You would need around 5,711.75NZ$ (5,097.65A$) in Christchurch to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ in Perth (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Christchurch are 20.84% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Christchurch are 27.18% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Christchurch are 39.62% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Christchurch are 16.56% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Christchurch are 12.02% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Christchurch is 33.58% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Christchurch      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     16.06 A$      -19.68 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     89.25 A$      -10.75 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.90 A$     8.03 A$      -18.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     6.25 A$      -30.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     6.47 A$      -28.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.35 A$     3.84 A$      -11.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.18 A$     2.70 A$      -14.92 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 A$     2.13 A$      -22.13 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.64 A$     2.06 A$      +25.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.17 A$     1.97 A$      -37.87 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.83 A$     2.42 A$      -14.30 %
Eggs (12) 4.57 A$     3.40 A$      -25.65 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.09 A$     9.19 A$      -17.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.74 A$     13.63 A$      +7.06 %
Apples (1kg) 4.37 A$     3.52 A$      -19.42 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.19 A$     3.84 A$      -8.46 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.09 A$     5.35 A$      +5.20 %
Potato (1kg) 2.71 A$     2.50 A$      -7.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 A$     1.95 A$      -14.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 A$     1.78 A$      -29.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.49 A$     12.49 A$      -24.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.21 A$     2.90 A$      -44.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.16 A$     2.39 A$      -53.72 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     16.96 A$      -15.21 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.86 A$      -28.60 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 144.00 A$     89.25 A$      -38.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$     2.59 A$      -48.24 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     2.59 A$      +29.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.90 A$     56.23 A$      +14.98 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.96 A$      +28.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$     26,774.52 A$      -4.38 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 255.27 A$     111.54 A$      -56.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.01 A$     0.40 A$      -60.07 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.67 A$     67.49 A$      -8.39 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.18 A$     64.71 A$      -17.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.75 A$     8.92 A$      -63.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     14.28 A$      -20.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 106.75 A$     89.07 A$      -16.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.43 A$     56.52 A$      -20.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 154.73 A$     99.96 A$      -35.40 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 153.39 A$     86.12 A$      -43.85 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,135.32 A$     1,151.30 A$      -46.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,471.33 A$     901.82 A$      -38.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,603.72 A$     2,004.26 A$      -44.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,215.78 A$     1,634.14 A$      -26.25 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,007.12 A$     3,569.94 A$      -55.42 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,334.27 A$     3,429.37 A$      -35.71 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,684.67 A$     2,266.02 A$      -51.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.71     5.87      +2.93 %
 
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