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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and New Zealand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 5.38% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 12.57% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 28.33% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 2.12% higher than in Australia
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 3.34% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 26.26% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$
(18.15 NZ$)
    16.86 A$
(18.00 NZ$)
     -0.83 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(85.41 NZ$)
    84.30 A$
(90.00 NZ$)
     +5.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 A$
(9.61 NZ$)
    9.37 A$
(10.00 NZ$)
     +4.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$
(6.41 NZ$)
    6.56 A$
(7.00 NZ$)
     +9.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$
(8.01 NZ$)
    7.49 A$
(8.00 NZ$)
     -0.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 A$
(4.33 NZ$)
    4.04 A$
(4.31 NZ$)
     -0.42 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.13 A$
(3.34 NZ$)
    2.79 A$
(2.98 NZ$)
     -10.86 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.56 A$
(2.74 NZ$)
    2.67 A$
(2.86 NZ$)
     +4.40 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.41 A$
(5.78 NZ$)
    9.41 A$
(10.04 NZ$)
     +73.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.53 A$
(2.70 NZ$)
    2.17 A$
(2.31 NZ$)
     -14.40 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.36 A$
(1.45 NZ$)
    1.10 A$
(1.18 NZ$)
     -18.60 %
Eggs (12) 4.53 A$
(4.84 NZ$)
    4.21 A$
(4.50 NZ$)
     -7.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.43 A$
(4.73 NZ$)
    4.37 A$
(4.66 NZ$)
     -1.45 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.02 A$
(5.36 NZ$)
    6.52 A$
(6.96 NZ$)
     +29.74 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 A$
(2.05 NZ$)
    1.55 A$
(1.65 NZ$)
     -19.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.72 A$
(1.84 NZ$)
    1.51 A$
(1.61 NZ$)
     -12.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.16 A$
(2.31 NZ$)
    2.39 A$
(2.55 NZ$)
     +10.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 A$
(1.47 NZ$)
    1.07 A$
(1.15 NZ$)
     -21.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.40 A$
(2.56 NZ$)
    2.19 A$
(2.34 NZ$)
     -8.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 A$
(2.62 NZ$)
    2.37 A$
(2.53 NZ$)
     -3.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(16.01 NZ$)
    13.11 A$
(14.00 NZ$)
     -12.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.01 A$
(5.35 NZ$)
    3.94 A$
(4.20 NZ$)
     -21.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.60 A$
(5.98 NZ$)
    3.18 A$
(3.40 NZ$)
     -43.18 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$
(21.35 NZ$)
    17.80 A$
(19.00 NZ$)
     -11.02 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(4.27 NZ$)
    3.28 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -18.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.50 A$
(136.13 NZ$)
    112.40 A$
(120.00 NZ$)
     -11.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(4.27 NZ$)
    2.81 A$
(3.00 NZ$)
     -29.75 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.47 A$
(3.70 NZ$)
    4.18 A$
(4.47 NZ$)
     +20.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(53.38 NZ$)
    50.58 A$
(54.00 NZ$)
     +1.16 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.56 A$
(5.94 NZ$)
    7.14 A$
(7.62 NZ$)
     +28.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,995.00 A$
(28,821.15 NZ$)
    29,972.43 A$
(32,000.00 NZ$)
     +11.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 212.09 A$
(226.44 NZ$)
    163.50 A$
(174.56 NZ$)
     -22.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.92 A$
(0.98 NZ$)
    0.55 A$
(0.58 NZ$)
     -40.28 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.99 A$
(76.86 NZ$)
    83.26 A$
(88.89 NZ$)
     +15.65 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.86 A$
(70.32 NZ$)
    65.87 A$
(70.33 NZ$)
     +0.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.10 A$
(21.46 NZ$)
    14.78 A$
(15.78 NZ$)
     -26.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(19.22 NZ$)
    14.99 A$
(16.00 NZ$)
     -16.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.91 A$
(107.73 NZ$)
    101.59 A$
(108.46 NZ$)
     +0.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 68.36 A$
(72.98 NZ$)
    58.71 A$
(62.68 NZ$)
     -14.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 143.92 A$
(153.66 NZ$)
    137.48 A$
(146.78 NZ$)
     -4.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.82 A$
(136.47 NZ$)
    130.45 A$
(139.27 NZ$)
     +2.05 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,673.11 A$
(1,786.30 NZ$)
    1,183.24 A$
(1,263.28 NZ$)
     -29.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,212.46 A$
(1,294.48 NZ$)
    861.03 A$
(919.28 NZ$)
     -28.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,803.33 A$
(2,992.97 NZ$)
    1,878.65 A$
(2,005.73 NZ$)
     -32.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,913.75 A$
(2,043.21 NZ$)
    1,525.08 A$
(1,628.24 NZ$)
     -20.31 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 719.82 A$
(768.51 NZ$)
    416.88 A$
(445.08 NZ$)
     -42.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 469.09 A$
(500.83 NZ$)
    282.94 A$
(302.08 NZ$)
     -39.68 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,251.64 A$
(4,539.26 NZ$)
    2,741.01 A$
(2,926.44 NZ$)
     -35.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.36     5.98      +11.61 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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