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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Christchurch Reverse

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You would need around 5,658.95NZ$ (5,144.62A$) in Christchurch to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,900.00A$ 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 19.68% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Christchurch are 25.44% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Christchurch are 36.91% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Christchurch are 14.74% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Christchurch are 12.26% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Christchurch is 32.22% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Christchurch      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     16.36 A$      -18.18 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     90.91 A$      -9.09 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.95 A$     8.18 A$      -17.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     6.36 A$      -29.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     6.82 A$      -24.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 A$     3.83 A$      -12.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.20 A$     2.80 A$      -12.49 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 A$     2.26 A$      -17.47 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.64 A$     2.08 A$      +27.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.23 A$     1.86 A$      -42.49 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.84 A$     2.51 A$      -11.49 %
Eggs (12) 4.56 A$     3.39 A$      -25.49 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.09 A$     9.27 A$      -16.39 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.72 A$     14.09 A$      +10.81 %
Apples (1kg) 4.37 A$     3.39 A$      -22.38 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.20 A$     3.58 A$      -14.84 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.11 A$     5.63 A$      +10.22 %
Potato (1kg) 2.74 A$     1.79 A$      -34.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 A$     1.98 A$      -11.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.54 A$     1.82 A$      -28.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.99 A$     13.18 A$      -22.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.20 A$     2.95 A$      -43.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.15 A$     2.43 A$      -52.80 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     17.27 A$      -13.63 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     2.91 A$      -27.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 142.00 A$     90.91 A$      -35.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$     2.64 A$      -47.27 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     2.64 A$      +31.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.90 A$     57.27 A$      +17.12 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     2.00 A$      +31.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,999.00 A$     27,273.37 A$      -5.95 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 251.27 A$     122.86 A$      -51.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.04 A$     0.41 A$      -60.52 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.23 A$     71.02 A$      -3.01 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.33 A$     69.82 A$      -10.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.75 A$     9.09 A$      -63.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     14.55 A$      -19.19 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.03 A$     98.00 A$      -8.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.36 A$     54.55 A$      -23.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 154.33 A$     101.82 A$      -34.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 153.85 A$     87.73 A$      -42.98 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,116.39 A$     1,250.03 A$      -40.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,454.71 A$     916.06 A$      -37.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,558.95 A$     2,033.38 A$      -42.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,204.05 A$     1,672.87 A$      -24.10 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,007.12 A$     3,636.45 A$      -54.58 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,334.27 A$     4,047.37 A$      -24.13 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,657.65 A$     2,353.69 A$      -49.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.71     5.97      +4.54 %
 
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