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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and New Zealand 

For major cities in those countries you could get probably more relevant data by specifying cities itself.

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 6.59% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 14.33% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 29.79% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 9.14% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 3.71% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 16.71% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$     13.79 A$      -18.88 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     73.55 A$      -8.07 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.50 A$     9.19 A$      +8.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.43 A$     6.44 A$      +0.07 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     7.35 A$      -1.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 A$     3.88 A$      -1.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.04 A$     2.65 A$      -13.10 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 A$     2.51 A$      -2.89 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.56 A$     2.19 A$      +40.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.93 A$     2.36 A$      -19.61 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.86 A$     2.29 A$      -20.07 %
Eggs (12) 4.30 A$     4.03 A$      -6.22 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.16 A$     9.35 A$      -7.97 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.19 A$     14.26 A$      +27.49 %
Apples (1kg) 4.05 A$     3.24 A$      -20.08 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.51 A$     3.07 A$      -12.53 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.90 A$     4.95 A$      +1.21 %
Potato (1kg) 2.90 A$     2.17 A$      -25.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 A$     2.04 A$      -15.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.68 A$     2.27 A$      -15.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     13.79 A$      -8.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.82 A$     3.54 A$      -26.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.22 A$     3.18 A$      -39.02 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.50 A$     16.55 A$      -10.55 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     3.22 A$      -19.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 A$     110.32 A$      -8.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 A$     2.76 A$      -29.28 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.06 A$     2.55 A$      +23.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.10 A$     50.56 A$      +5.12 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     2.00 A$      +31.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,490.00 A$     29,647.85 A$      +7.85 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 214.30 A$     167.15 A$      -22.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.88 A$     0.58 A$      -34.24 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.91 A$     80.76 A$      +22.52 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 68.18 A$     68.92 A$      +1.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.59 A$     15.13 A$      -22.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.50 A$     14.71 A$      -15.95 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.37 A$     96.95 A$      -5.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 70.99 A$     62.05 A$      -12.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 145.69 A$     138.23 A$      -5.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 135.81 A$     138.74 A$      +2.16 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,796.79 A$     1,192.77 A$      -33.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,326.61 A$     962.76 A$      -27.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,173.59 A$     2,055.51 A$      -35.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,041.23 A$     1,609.11 A$      -21.17 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,440.88 A$     3,919.74 A$      -47.32 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,962.97 A$     2,691.16 A$      -45.78 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,243.96 A$     3,028.12 A$      -28.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.99     5.70      -4.81 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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