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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Christchurch Reverse

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You would need around 5,835.28NZ$ (5,328.48A$) in Christchurch to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,700.00A$ 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).

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Christchurch are 19.95% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Christchurch are 20.47% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Christchurch are 21.59% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Christchurch are 21.28% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Christchurch are 19.68% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Christchurch is 24.02% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Christchurch      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 A$
(27.38 NZ$)
    16.44 A$
(18.00 NZ$)
     -34.25 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 102.50 A$
(112.25 NZ$)
    91.31 A$
(100.00 NZ$)
     -10.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$
(10.95 NZ$)
    9.13 A$
(10.00 NZ$)
     -8.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.50 A$
(10.40 NZ$)
    6.62 A$
(7.25 NZ$)
     -30.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$
(9.86 NZ$)
    7.31 A$
(8.00 NZ$)
     -18.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.49 A$
(4.91 NZ$)
    4.02 A$
(4.40 NZ$)
     -10.42 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.23 A$
(3.54 NZ$)
    2.92 A$
(3.20 NZ$)
     -9.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.88 A$
(3.15 NZ$)
    2.40 A$
(2.62 NZ$)
     -16.72 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.91 A$
(6.47 NZ$)
    7.80 A$
(8.54 NZ$)
     +31.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.87 A$
(3.15 NZ$)
    1.70 A$
(1.86 NZ$)
     -40.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.73 A$
(1.90 NZ$)
    1.12 A$
(1.22 NZ$)
     -35.50 %
Eggs (12) 4.86 A$
(5.32 NZ$)
    3.57 A$
(3.91 NZ$)
     -26.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.35 A$
(4.76 NZ$)
    4.27 A$
(4.68 NZ$)
     -1.75 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.86 A$
(6.42 NZ$)
    5.67 A$
(6.21 NZ$)
     -3.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.91 A$
(2.10 NZ$)
    1.50 A$
(1.64 NZ$)
     -21.59 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.99 A$
(2.18 NZ$)
    1.54 A$
(1.68 NZ$)
     -22.85 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.12 A$
(2.32 NZ$)
    2.30 A$
(2.52 NZ$)
     +8.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.26 A$
(1.38 NZ$)
    0.80 A$
(0.88 NZ$)
     -36.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 A$
(2.45 NZ$)
    2.16 A$
(2.37 NZ$)
     -3.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.11 A$
(3.40 NZ$)
    2.19 A$
(2.40 NZ$)
     -29.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(16.43 NZ$)
    13.70 A$
(15.00 NZ$)
     -8.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.92 A$
(6.49 NZ$)
    3.42 A$
(3.75 NZ$)
     -42.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.82 A$
(6.37 NZ$)
    2.96 A$
(3.24 NZ$)
     -49.15 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 25.00 A$
(27.38 NZ$)
    17.35 A$
(19.00 NZ$)
     -30.60 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.30 A$
(3.61 NZ$)
    3.20 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -3.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 A$
(131.41 NZ$)
    91.31 A$
(100.00 NZ$)
     -23.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(5.48 NZ$)
    2.69 A$
(2.95 NZ$)
     -46.12 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 A$
(3.52 NZ$)
    4.41 A$
(4.83 NZ$)
     +36.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.10 A$
(52.67 NZ$)
    54.79 A$
(60.00 NZ$)
     +13.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.41 A$
(5.92 NZ$)
    6.94 A$
(7.60 NZ$)
     +28.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(27,377.79 NZ$)
    27,389.90 A$
(29,995.00 NZ$)
     +9.56 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 237.55 A$
(260.15 NZ$)
    128.24 A$
(140.44 NZ$)
     -46.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.73 A$
(0.79 NZ$)
    0.40 A$
(0.44 NZ$)
     -44.44 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 80.86 A$
(88.55 NZ$)
    69.63 A$
(76.25 NZ$)
     -13.89 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 68.07 A$
(74.54 NZ$)
    63.19 A$
(69.20 NZ$)
     -7.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.18 A$
(24.29 NZ$)
    9.13 A$
(10.00 NZ$)
     -58.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(19.71 NZ$)
    15.07 A$
(16.50 NZ$)
     -16.29 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.44 A$
(109.99 NZ$)
    106.66 A$
(116.80 NZ$)
     +6.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 81.55 A$
(89.30 NZ$)
    68.49 A$
(75.00 NZ$)
     -16.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 156.86 A$
(171.78 NZ$)
    123.28 A$
(135.00 NZ$)
     -21.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.00 A$
(176.31 NZ$)
    110.95 A$
(121.50 NZ$)
     -31.09 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,936.25 A$
(2,120.41 NZ$)
    1,446.25 A$
(1,583.80 NZ$)
     -25.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,401.75 A$
(1,535.07 NZ$)
    1,114.80 A$
(1,220.83 NZ$)
     -20.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,018.00 A$
(3,305.05 NZ$)
    2,286.52 A$
(2,504.00 NZ$)
     -24.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,106.25 A$
(2,306.58 NZ$)
    1,787.33 A$
(1,957.33 NZ$)
     -15.14 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 717.00 A$
(785.20 NZ$)
    381.75 A$
(418.06 NZ$)
     -46.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 475.86 A$
(521.12 NZ$)
    337.30 A$
(369.38 NZ$)
     -29.12 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,077.00 A$
(4,464.77 NZ$)
    2,463.49 A$
(2,697.80 NZ$)
     -39.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.15     6.01      +16.77 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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