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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and New Zealand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 5.45% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 12.57% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 28.08% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 4.03% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 5.27% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 23.83% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(19.86 NZ$)
    16.31 A$
(18.00 NZ$)
     -9.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(88.27 NZ$)
    79.30 A$
(87.50 NZ$)
     -0.87 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 A$
(9.93 NZ$)
    9.06 A$
(10.00 NZ$)
     +0.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$
(6.62 NZ$)
    6.79 A$
(7.49 NZ$)
     +13.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 A$
(8.83 NZ$)
    7.25 A$
(8.00 NZ$)
     -9.37 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.04 A$
(4.46 NZ$)
    3.97 A$
(4.39 NZ$)
     -1.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.14 A$
(3.47 NZ$)
    2.71 A$
(2.99 NZ$)
     -13.72 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.57 A$
(2.83 NZ$)
    2.58 A$
(2.84 NZ$)
     +0.24 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.47 A$
(6.03 NZ$)
    8.90 A$
(9.82 NZ$)
     +62.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.56 A$
(2.83 NZ$)
    2.18 A$
(2.41 NZ$)
     -14.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.38 A$
(1.52 NZ$)
    1.10 A$
(1.21 NZ$)
     -20.26 %
Eggs (12) 4.60 A$
(5.07 NZ$)
    4.23 A$
(4.66 NZ$)
     -8.06 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.37 A$
(4.82 NZ$)
    4.19 A$
(4.63 NZ$)
     -4.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.98 A$
(5.50 NZ$)
    6.23 A$
(6.87 NZ$)
     +24.92 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.91 A$
(2.11 NZ$)
    1.50 A$
(1.66 NZ$)
     -21.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.70 A$
(1.87 NZ$)
    1.51 A$
(1.66 NZ$)
     -11.18 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.15 A$
(2.37 NZ$)
    2.47 A$
(2.73 NZ$)
     +14.93 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 A$
(1.48 NZ$)
    1.04 A$
(1.14 NZ$)
     -22.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 A$
(2.67 NZ$)
    2.23 A$
(2.46 NZ$)
     -7.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 A$
(2.76 NZ$)
    2.47 A$
(2.73 NZ$)
     -0.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(16.55 NZ$)
    13.59 A$
(15.00 NZ$)
     -9.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.92 A$
(5.42 NZ$)
    4.17 A$
(4.60 NZ$)
     -15.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.43 A$
(5.99 NZ$)
    3.32 A$
(3.66 NZ$)
     -38.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 22.00 A$
(24.27 NZ$)
    18.13 A$
(20.00 NZ$)
     -17.61 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(4.41 NZ$)
    3.17 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -20.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.36 A$
(142.73 NZ$)
    111.66 A$
(123.20 NZ$)
     -13.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(4.41 NZ$)
    2.72 A$
(3.00 NZ$)
     -32.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$
(3.85 NZ$)
    4.08 A$
(4.51 NZ$)
     +16.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(55.17 NZ$)
    54.38 A$
(60.00 NZ$)
     +8.76 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.49 A$
(6.06 NZ$)
    6.97 A$
(7.69 NZ$)
     +26.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$
(28,687.70 NZ$)
    29,001.98 A$
(32,000.00 NZ$)
     +11.55 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 211.78 A$
(233.67 NZ$)
    170.07 A$
(187.65 NZ$)
     -19.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.60 A$
(0.66 NZ$)
    0.53 A$
(0.59 NZ$)
     -11.61 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.58 A$
(78.98 NZ$)
    80.56 A$
(88.89 NZ$)
     +12.55 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.58 A$
(71.26 NZ$)
    62.42 A$
(68.88 NZ$)
     -3.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.02 A$
(22.09 NZ$)
    14.17 A$
(15.63 NZ$)
     -29.22 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(19.86 NZ$)
    14.50 A$
(16.00 NZ$)
     -19.44 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.33 A$
(111.80 NZ$)
    99.50 A$
(109.79 NZ$)
     -1.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 68.78 A$
(75.89 NZ$)
    56.97 A$
(62.86 NZ$)
     -17.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 139.88 A$
(154.34 NZ$)
    130.70 A$
(144.21 NZ$)
     -6.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.34 A$
(141.60 NZ$)
    132.56 A$
(146.26 NZ$)
     +3.29 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,685.25 A$
(1,859.46 NZ$)
    1,192.43 A$
(1,315.70 NZ$)
     -29.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,207.51 A$
(1,332.33 NZ$)
    853.82 A$
(942.08 NZ$)
     -29.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,756.12 A$
(3,041.02 NZ$)
    1,834.63 A$
(2,024.28 NZ$)
     -33.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,881.73 A$
(2,076.25 NZ$)
    1,530.20 A$
(1,688.38 NZ$)
     -18.68 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 757.13 A$
(835.40 NZ$)
    419.42 A$
(462.78 NZ$)
     -44.60 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 478.35 A$
(527.79 NZ$)
    284.38 A$
(313.77 NZ$)
     -40.55 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,236.36 A$
(4,674.28 NZ$)
    2,821.03 A$
(3,112.65 NZ$)
     -33.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.24     5.89      +12.40 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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