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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and New Zealand 

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 6.93% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 14.63% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 29.98% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 9.29% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 4.13% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 16.25% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$     13.87 A$      -18.41 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     73.98 A$      -7.53 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.50 A$     9.25 A$      +8.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.48 A$     6.47 A$      -0.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     7.40 A$      -1.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 A$     3.91 A$      -0.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.04 A$     2.67 A$      -12.33 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 A$     2.53 A$      -2.17 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.56 A$     2.21 A$      +42.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.93 A$     2.38 A$      -18.86 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.87 A$     2.31 A$      -19.21 %
Eggs (12) 4.30 A$     4.05 A$      -5.95 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.17 A$     9.39 A$      -7.67 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.21 A$     14.29 A$      +27.52 %
Apples (1kg) 4.07 A$     3.25 A$      -20.12 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.51 A$     3.08 A$      -12.43 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.91 A$     4.95 A$      +0.85 %
Potato (1kg) 2.90 A$     2.19 A$      -24.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.43 A$     2.05 A$      -15.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.69 A$     2.28 A$      -15.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     13.87 A$      -7.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.82 A$     3.56 A$      -26.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.25 A$     3.20 A$      -39.05 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.50 A$     16.64 A$      -10.03 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     3.19 A$      -20.24 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 A$     110.97 A$      -7.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 A$     2.77 A$      -28.87 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.09 A$     2.54 A$      +21.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.10 A$     50.86 A$      +5.74 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     2.01 A$      +32.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,490.00 A$     29,822.25 A$      +8.48 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 214.96 A$     168.13 A$      -21.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.88 A$     0.58 A$      -34.39 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.90 A$     81.44 A$      +23.58 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.80 A$     69.32 A$      +2.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.46 A$     15.22 A$      -21.79 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.50 A$     14.80 A$      -15.45 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.97 A$     97.62 A$      -4.26 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 70.99 A$     61.73 A$      -13.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 145.99 A$     137.40 A$      -5.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 135.55 A$     138.54 A$      +2.20 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,795.55 A$     1,199.95 A$      -33.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,329.13 A$     968.43 A$      -27.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,180.24 A$     2,067.61 A$      -34.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,044.45 A$     1,618.58 A$      -20.83 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,440.88 A$     3,942.80 A$      -47.01 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,962.97 A$     2,706.99 A$      -45.46 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,260.97 A$     3,046.45 A$      -28.50 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.98     5.70      -4.61 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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