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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and New Zealand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 4.66% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 12.37% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 28.67% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 3.99% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 5.61% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 22.43% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(19.93 NZ$)
    16.26 A$
(18.00 NZ$)
     -9.68 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(88.57 NZ$)
    81.29 A$
(90.00 NZ$)
     +1.61 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 A$
(9.96 NZ$)
    9.03 A$
(10.00 NZ$)
     +0.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 A$
(7.20 NZ$)
    6.54 A$
(7.24 NZ$)
     +0.60 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 A$
(8.86 NZ$)
    7.23 A$
(8.00 NZ$)
     -9.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 A$
(4.48 NZ$)
    3.95 A$
(4.37 NZ$)
     -2.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.16 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
    2.65 A$
(2.94 NZ$)
     -15.99 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 A$
(2.86 NZ$)
    2.55 A$
(2.83 NZ$)
     -1.14 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.54 A$
(6.14 NZ$)
    8.76 A$
(9.70 NZ$)
     +58.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 A$
(2.84 NZ$)
    2.16 A$
(2.39 NZ$)
     -15.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.32 A$
(1.47 NZ$)
    1.12 A$
(1.24 NZ$)
     -15.32 %
Eggs (12) 4.65 A$
(5.15 NZ$)
    4.24 A$
(4.69 NZ$)
     -8.79 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.40 A$
(4.87 NZ$)
    4.16 A$
(4.61 NZ$)
     -5.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.00 A$
(5.54 NZ$)
    6.18 A$
(6.84 NZ$)
     +23.57 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 A$
(2.10 NZ$)
    1.48 A$
(1.64 NZ$)
     -22.15 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.68 A$
(1.86 NZ$)
    1.49 A$
(1.66 NZ$)
     -10.81 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.13 A$
(2.36 NZ$)
    2.57 A$
(2.84 NZ$)
     +20.51 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 A$
(1.49 NZ$)
    1.02 A$
(1.13 NZ$)
     -23.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.43 A$
(2.69 NZ$)
    2.24 A$
(2.48 NZ$)
     -7.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.52 A$
(2.79 NZ$)
    2.42 A$
(2.68 NZ$)
     -3.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(16.61 NZ$)
    13.55 A$
(15.00 NZ$)
     -9.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.92 A$
(5.45 NZ$)
    4.05 A$
(4.48 NZ$)
     -17.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.50 A$
(6.09 NZ$)
    3.44 A$
(3.81 NZ$)
     -37.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 22.00 A$
(24.36 NZ$)
    18.06 A$
(20.00 NZ$)
     -17.89 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(4.43 NZ$)
    3.16 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -20.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 A$
(143.93 NZ$)
    126.45 A$
(140.00 NZ$)
     -2.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(4.43 NZ$)
    2.71 A$
(3.00 NZ$)
     -32.26 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$
(3.87 NZ$)
    4.07 A$
(4.51 NZ$)
     +16.54 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(55.36 NZ$)
    54.19 A$
(60.00 NZ$)
     +8.38 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.41 A$
(5.99 NZ$)
    6.93 A$
(7.68 NZ$)
     +28.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.50 A$
(27,679.76 NZ$)
    27,096.15 A$
(30,000.00 NZ$)
     +8.38 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 209.66 A$
(232.13 NZ$)
    175.81 A$
(194.65 NZ$)
     -16.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.53 A$
(0.59 NZ$)
    0.54 A$
(0.59 NZ$)
     +0.62 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.67 A$
(78.25 NZ$)
    78.26 A$
(86.65 NZ$)
     +10.74 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.27 A$
(71.15 NZ$)
    59.12 A$
(65.45 NZ$)
     -8.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.92 A$
(22.06 NZ$)
    14.36 A$
(15.89 NZ$)
     -27.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(19.93 NZ$)
    14.45 A$
(16.00 NZ$)
     -19.72 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.95 A$
(111.77 NZ$)
    99.99 A$
(110.70 NZ$)
     -0.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 69.52 A$
(76.97 NZ$)
    56.28 A$
(62.31 NZ$)
     -19.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 138.02 A$
(152.81 NZ$)
    132.24 A$
(146.41 NZ$)
     -4.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.20 A$
(141.94 NZ$)
    134.62 A$
(149.05 NZ$)
     +5.01 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,702.27 A$
(1,884.69 NZ$)
    1,204.75 A$
(1,333.87 NZ$)
     -29.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,218.68 A$
(1,349.29 NZ$)
    878.77 A$
(972.95 NZ$)
     -27.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,846.62 A$
(3,151.69 NZ$)
    1,844.97 A$
(2,042.69 NZ$)
     -35.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,933.44 A$
(2,140.65 NZ$)
    1,564.94 A$
(1,732.66 NZ$)
     -19.06 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 749.39 A$
(829.70 NZ$)
    406.44 A$
(450.00 NZ$)
     -45.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 486.84 A$
(539.01 NZ$)
    271.90 A$
(301.04 NZ$)
     -44.15 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,196.28 A$
(4,645.99 NZ$)
    2,852.32 A$
(3,158.00 NZ$)
     -32.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.15     5.84      +13.38 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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