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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and New Zealand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 9.94% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 16.50% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 30.95% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 6.66% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 8.56% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 25.88% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$
(19.39 NZ$)
    15.78 A$
(18.00 NZ$)
     -7.16 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(91.24 NZ$)
    74.53 A$
(85.00 NZ$)
     -6.84 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 A$
(10.26 NZ$)
    8.77 A$
(10.00 NZ$)
     -2.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$
(6.84 NZ$)
    6.14 A$
(7.00 NZ$)
     +2.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 A$
(9.12 NZ$)
    7.01 A$
(8.00 NZ$)
     -12.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 A$
(4.61 NZ$)
    3.83 A$
(4.37 NZ$)
     -5.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.17 A$
(3.61 NZ$)
    2.62 A$
(2.99 NZ$)
     -17.17 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 A$
(2.94 NZ$)
    2.49 A$
(2.84 NZ$)
     -3.72 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.44 A$
(6.21 NZ$)
    8.79 A$
(10.03 NZ$)
     +61.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.55 A$
(2.91 NZ$)
    2.08 A$
(2.37 NZ$)
     -18.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.37 A$
(1.56 NZ$)
    1.07 A$
(1.22 NZ$)
     -21.90 %
Eggs (12) 4.55 A$
(5.19 NZ$)
    3.98 A$
(4.54 NZ$)
     -12.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.38 A$
(4.99 NZ$)
    4.05 A$
(4.61 NZ$)
     -7.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.97 A$
(5.67 NZ$)
    6.02 A$
(6.87 NZ$)
     +21.05 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.93 A$
(2.20 NZ$)
    1.47 A$
(1.67 NZ$)
     -24.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 A$
(1.95 NZ$)
    1.43 A$
(1.63 NZ$)
     -16.01 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.16 A$
(2.47 NZ$)
    2.34 A$
(2.66 NZ$)
     +7.93 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 A$
(1.56 NZ$)
    1.00 A$
(1.14 NZ$)
     -26.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.43 A$
(2.78 NZ$)
    2.12 A$
(2.41 NZ$)
     -13.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.48 A$
(2.83 NZ$)
    2.29 A$
(2.61 NZ$)
     -7.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(17.11 NZ$)
    13.15 A$
(15.00 NZ$)
     -12.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.95 A$
(5.64 NZ$)
    3.96 A$
(4.51 NZ$)
     -20.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.46 A$
(6.23 NZ$)
    2.99 A$
(3.41 NZ$)
     -45.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 21.00 A$
(23.95 NZ$)
    17.54 A$
(20.00 NZ$)
     -16.50 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(4.56 NZ$)
    3.07 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -23.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 A$
(144.85 NZ$)
    106.27 A$
(121.20 NZ$)
     -16.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(4.56 NZ$)
    2.63 A$
(3.00 NZ$)
     -34.24 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$
(3.98 NZ$)
    3.95 A$
(4.51 NZ$)
     +13.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(57.03 NZ$)
    52.61 A$
(60.00 NZ$)
     +5.22 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.51 A$
(6.28 NZ$)
    6.71 A$
(7.65 NZ$)
     +21.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$
(29,653.34 NZ$)
    28,057.55 A$
(32,000.00 NZ$)
     +7.91 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 214.70 A$
(244.87 NZ$)
    161.62 A$
(184.33 NZ$)
     -24.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.75 A$
(0.86 NZ$)
    0.51 A$
(0.58 NZ$)
     -32.65 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.27 A$
(82.42 NZ$)
    78.32 A$
(89.33 NZ$)
     +8.37 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.46 A$
(74.66 NZ$)
    59.32 A$
(67.65 NZ$)
     -9.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.93 A$
(22.73 NZ$)
    14.03 A$
(16.00 NZ$)
     -29.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(20.53 NZ$)
    14.03 A$
(16.00 NZ$)
     -22.06 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.39 A$
(115.64 NZ$)
    95.61 A$
(109.04 NZ$)
     -5.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 69.78 A$
(79.59 NZ$)
    54.31 A$
(61.94 NZ$)
     -22.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 140.50 A$
(160.25 NZ$)
    128.63 A$
(146.70 NZ$)
     -8.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.90 A$
(144.74 NZ$)
    124.56 A$
(142.07 NZ$)
     -1.84 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,690.02 A$
(1,927.49 NZ$)
    1,138.25 A$
(1,298.19 NZ$)
     -32.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,197.27 A$
(1,365.50 NZ$)
    816.96 A$
(931.76 NZ$)
     -31.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,719.18 A$
(3,101.26 NZ$)
    1,778.23 A$
(2,028.09 NZ$)
     -34.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,886.21 A$
(2,151.24 NZ$)
    1,440.11 A$
(1,642.47 NZ$)
     -23.65 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 767.95 A$
(875.85 NZ$)
    403.46 A$
(460.15 NZ$)
     -47.46 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 484.65 A$
(552.75 NZ$)
    267.16 A$
(304.70 NZ$)
     -44.88 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,248.24 A$
(4,845.17 NZ$)
    2,629.14 A$
(2,998.57 NZ$)
     -38.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.28     5.92      +12.23 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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