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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Christchurch Reverse

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You would need around 5,619.58NZ$ (5,254.59A$) in Christchurch to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,900.00A$ 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 19.76% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Christchurch are 23.85% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Christchurch are 32.14% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Christchurch are 14.80% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Christchurch are 15.08% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Christchurch is 31.56% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Christchurch      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     16.83 A$      -15.85 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 107.50 A$     93.50 A$      -13.02 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$     9.35 A$      -6.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.25 A$     6.55 A$      -29.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     7.25 A$      -19.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 A$     3.91 A$      -10.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.22 A$     2.61 A$      -18.89 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.02 A$     2.30 A$      -23.87 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.61 A$     1.87 A$      +15.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.26 A$     2.03 A$      -37.57 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 A$     2.48 A$      -17.58 %
Eggs (12) 4.45 A$     3.57 A$      -19.69 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.34 A$     9.57 A$      -7.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.69 A$     13.96 A$      +10.02 %
Apples (1kg) 4.62 A$     3.45 A$      -25.35 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.34 A$     3.54 A$      -18.44 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.54 A$     5.45 A$      -1.52 %
Potato (1kg) 2.84 A$     1.80 A$      -36.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.38 A$     2.21 A$      -7.10 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.52 A$     1.87 A$      -25.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     13.09 A$      -12.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.25 A$     2.45 A$      -53.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.39 A$     2.38 A$      -55.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 21.58 A$     17.77 A$      -17.65 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 A$     3.27 A$      -2.31 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 A$     93.50 A$      -33.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.10 A$     2.81 A$      -31.58 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 A$     2.81 A$      +60.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.50 A$     57.51 A$      +18.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     2.00 A$      +32.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 A$     28,051.49 A$      -6.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 231.54 A$     116.86 A$      -49.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.08 A$     0.42 A$      -61.04 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 74.91 A$     73.05 A$      -2.48 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.25 A$     68.93 A$      -10.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.88 A$     9.35 A$      -63.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.75 A$     15.43 A$      -17.72 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 103.94 A$     107.30 A$      +3.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 67.78 A$     56.10 A$      -17.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 151.00 A$     117.79 A$      -21.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 146.92 A$     93.35 A$      -36.46 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,176.71 A$     1,285.69 A$      -40.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,399.88 A$     942.19 A$      -32.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,338.12 A$     2,140.46 A$      -35.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,142.40 A$     1,777.53 A$      -17.03 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,509.50 A$     3,740.20 A$      -50.19 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,122.12 A$     4,162.84 A$      -18.73 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,644.80 A$     2,420.84 A$      -47.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.37     5.97      +11.14 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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