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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Christchurch Reverse

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You would need around 5,685.03NZ$ (5,048.37A$) in Christchurch to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,900.00A$ 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 20.78% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Christchurch are 26.84% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Christchurch are 38.86% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Christchurch are 14.77% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Christchurch are 12.94% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Christchurch is 33.81% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Christchurch      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     16.87 A$      -15.64 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     88.80 A$      -11.20 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.90 A$     8.44 A$      -14.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     6.22 A$      -30.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     6.44 A$      -28.47 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.34 A$     3.80 A$      -12.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.17 A$     2.69 A$      -15.29 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.73 A$     2.12 A$      -22.16 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.65 A$     2.03 A$      +23.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.17 A$     1.92 A$      -39.60 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.83 A$     2.41 A$      -14.72 %
Eggs (12) 4.57 A$     3.38 A$      -26.02 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.09 A$     9.11 A$      -17.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.79 A$     13.57 A$      +6.06 %
Apples (1kg) 4.37 A$     3.45 A$      -20.95 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.22 A$     3.65 A$      -13.37 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.09 A$     5.33 A$      +4.67 %
Potato (1kg) 2.71 A$     2.28 A$      -15.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 A$     1.94 A$      -15.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 A$     1.78 A$      -30.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.49 A$     12.88 A$      -21.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.20 A$     2.89 A$      -44.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.16 A$     2.38 A$      -53.95 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     16.87 A$      -15.64 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.84 A$      -28.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 142.00 A$     88.80 A$      -37.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$     2.58 A$      -48.50 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     2.58 A$      +28.76 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.90 A$     55.94 A$      +14.41 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.95 A$      +28.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$     26,640.30 A$      -4.86 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 255.27 A$     110.98 A$      -56.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.01 A$     0.40 A$      -60.27 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.67 A$     67.59 A$      -8.26 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.33 A$     64.38 A$      -17.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.75 A$     8.88 A$      -64.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     14.21 A$      -21.07 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.15 A$     91.61 A$      -14.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 70.50 A$     56.24 A$      -20.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 154.04 A$     99.46 A$      -35.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 152.20 A$     85.69 A$      -43.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,121.68 A$     1,145.53 A$      -46.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,462.65 A$     897.30 A$      -38.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,539.86 A$     1,994.22 A$      -43.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,200.38 A$     1,637.98 A$      -25.56 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,007.12 A$     3,552.04 A$      -55.64 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,334.27 A$     3,412.18 A$      -36.03 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,655.74 A$     2,254.66 A$      -51.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.71     5.92      +3.74 %
 
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