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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Christchurch Reverse

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You would need around 5,597.29NZ$ (5,485.90A$) in Christchurch to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ in Perth (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Christchurch are 17.89% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Christchurch are 21.63% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Christchurch are 29.32% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Christchurch are 18.50% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Christchurch are 13.35% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Christchurch is 26.06% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Christchurch      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 23.00 A$     15.68 A$      -31.82 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 107.50 A$     98.01 A$      -8.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$     8.82 A$      -11.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     6.86 A$      -23.77 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     7.84 A$      -12.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.45 A$     4.08 A$      -8.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.24 A$     2.95 A$      -8.68 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.05 A$     2.45 A$      -19.76 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.66 A$     2.07 A$      +24.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.37 A$     2.09 A$      -38.13 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.98 A$     2.60 A$      -12.69 %
Eggs (12) 4.54 A$     3.74 A$      -17.46 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.03 A$     9.85 A$      -1.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.99 A$     14.27 A$      +9.83 %
Apples (1kg) 4.74 A$     3.52 A$      -25.75 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.50 A$     3.60 A$      -20.07 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.35 A$     5.46 A$      +1.96 %
Potato (1kg) 2.80 A$     1.89 A$      -32.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.40 A$     2.17 A$      -9.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.48 A$     1.96 A$      -20.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     13.23 A$      -11.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.88 A$     3.04 A$      -48.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.96 A$     2.98 A$      -50.02 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 22.00 A$     18.62 A$      -15.35 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.80 A$     3.43 A$      -9.73 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 A$     98.01 A$      -24.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.10 A$     2.84 A$      -30.68 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     2.84 A$      +42.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.50 A$     58.81 A$      +21.25 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.49 A$     1.96 A$      +31.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,490.00 A$     29,403.01 A$      +6.96 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 236.73 A$     136.01 A$      -42.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.03 A$     0.44 A$      -57.32 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.55 A$     76.31 A$      -0.32 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 79.71 A$     72.26 A$      -9.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.50 A$     9.80 A$      -60.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.75 A$     15.68 A$      -16.36 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.46 A$     112.47 A$      +7.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 76.11 A$     58.81 A$      -22.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 150.00 A$     115.65 A$      -22.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 159.00 A$     97.85 A$      -38.46 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,206.17 A$     1,347.64 A$      -38.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,385.57 A$     989.90 A$      -28.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,208.33 A$     2,243.59 A$      -30.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,317.33 A$     1,863.17 A$      -19.60 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,509.50 A$     3,920.40 A$      -47.79 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,122.12 A$     4,363.41 A$      -14.81 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,657.95 A$     2,699.03 A$      -42.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.26     6.01      +14.31 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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