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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Christchurch Reverse

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You would need around 5,689.68NZ$ (5,416.19A$) in Christchurch to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ 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 16.63% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Christchurch are 22.63% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Christchurch are 34.54% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Christchurch are 10.91% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Christchurch are 9.13% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Christchurch is 31.30% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Christchurch      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     17.13 A$      -14.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     95.19 A$      -4.81 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.95 A$     8.57 A$      -13.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     6.66 A$      -25.96 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     7.38 A$      -18.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 A$     3.99 A$      -8.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.18 A$     2.84 A$      -10.81 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.76 A$     2.42 A$      -12.44 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.62 A$     2.24 A$      +37.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.24 A$     2.01 A$      -37.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.95 A$     2.63 A$      -10.83 %
Eggs (12) 4.58 A$     3.67 A$      -19.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.01 A$     9.56 A$      -13.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.95 A$     14.46 A$      +11.64 %
Apples (1kg) 4.41 A$     3.55 A$      -19.53 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.24 A$     3.75 A$      -11.68 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.23 A$     5.90 A$      +12.77 %
Potato (1kg) 2.74 A$     1.87 A$      -31.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 A$     2.08 A$      -9.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.62 A$     1.90 A$      -27.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$     14.28 A$      -10.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.11 A$     3.09 A$      -39.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.16 A$     2.55 A$      -50.64 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     18.09 A$      -9.57 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     3.05 A$      -23.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 142.00 A$     95.19 A$      -32.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.85 A$     2.81 A$      -42.10 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.90 A$     2.81 A$      +47.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.90 A$     59.97 A$      +22.64 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     2.09 A$      +37.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,449.50 A$     28,557.96 A$      -3.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 251.27 A$     128.65 A$      -48.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.07 A$     0.43 A$      -60.13 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.52 A$     74.37 A$      +1.15 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.33 A$     73.11 A$      -6.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.15 A$     9.52 A$      -62.16 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     15.23 A$      -15.38 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.26 A$     102.62 A$      -4.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.36 A$     57.12 A$      -19.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 154.16 A$     106.62 A$      -30.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 153.98 A$     91.86 A$      -40.34 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,130.77 A$     1,308.91 A$      -38.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,462.65 A$     959.20 A$      -34.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,578.13 A$     2,129.15 A$      -40.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,222.57 A$     1,751.66 A$      -21.19 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,007.12 A$     3,807.73 A$      -52.45 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,334.27 A$     4,238.00 A$      -20.55 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,636.31 A$     2,464.55 A$      -46.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.71     5.97      +4.68 %
 
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