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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Christchurch Reverse

You would need around 5,858.18NZ$ (5,250.25A$) in Christchurch to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ in Perth (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Christchurch are 17.20% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Christchurch are 25.00% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Christchurch are 40.15% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Christchurch are 13.09% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Christchurch are 9.91% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Christchurch is 37.53% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Christchurch      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     17.03 A$      -14.86 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     89.62 A$      -10.38 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.00 A$     8.51 A$      -5.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     6.27 A$      -30.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     6.50 A$      -27.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.33 A$     3.87 A$      -10.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.16 A$     2.64 A$      -16.52 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 A$     2.10 A$      -23.43 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.66 A$     2.05 A$      +23.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.15 A$     1.99 A$      -36.81 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.83 A$     2.43 A$      -14.05 %
Eggs (12) 4.62 A$     3.43 A$      -25.78 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.99 A$     9.20 A$      -16.29 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.69 A$     13.99 A$      +10.27 %
Apples (1kg) 4.34 A$     3.54 A$      -18.43 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.05 A$     3.81 A$      -5.97 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.89 A$     5.38 A$      +9.92 %
Potato (1kg) 2.72 A$     2.22 A$      -18.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.27 A$     1.99 A$      -12.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.56 A$     1.79 A$      -30.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 A$     12.10 A$      -28.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.32 A$     2.69 A$      -49.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.20 A$     2.46 A$      -52.81 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     17.92 A$      -10.38 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.87 A$      -28.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 144.00 A$     89.62 A$      -37.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$     2.60 A$      -48.02 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     2.60 A$      +29.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.50 A$     56.46 A$      +16.42 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.96 A$      +29.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$     35,848.99 A$      +28.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 268.25 A$     121.12 A$      -54.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.96 A$     0.44 A$      -54.12 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.01 A$     67.78 A$      -7.16 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.17 A$     64.98 A$      -16.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.15 A$     8.96 A$      -64.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     14.34 A$      -20.34 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.60 A$     89.47 A$      -16.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 74.35 A$     53.77 A$      -27.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 155.36 A$     106.05 A$      -31.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 156.26 A$     93.34 A$      -40.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,136.54 A$     1,156.13 A$      -45.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,460.76 A$     905.60 A$      -38.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,646.49 A$     1,900.00 A$      -47.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,263.82 A$     1,677.73 A$      -25.89 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,990.20 A$     3,584.90 A$      -55.13 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,334.27 A$     3,443.74 A$      -35.44 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,679.91 A$     2,192.88 A$      -53.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.75     5.78      +0.52 %
 
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