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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and New Zealand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 17.28% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 10.36% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 4.58% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 22.59% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 6.68% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 29.08% lower than in United States

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  United States  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.93 $      +19.31 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     60.93 $      +35.39 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.46 $      +14.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.22 $      +49.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.97 $      +19.31 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.18 $      -13.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.21 $      +35.82 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.12 $      +63.88 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.87 $      +84.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     1.90 $      -22.23 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     1.94 $      -36.87 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 $     3.27 $      +38.94 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.64 $     7.60 $      -21.18 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.99 $     11.80 $      +47.75 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.60 $      -32.45 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.81 $     2.55 $      -33.18 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.88 $     4.02 $      +3.51 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     1.86 $      -23.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.73 $      +7.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.81 $      +1.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.18 $      -6.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     2.76 $      +18.70 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.33 $     2.42 $      -27.33 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     13.98 $      +133.02 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.61 $      +30.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     89.48 $      +29.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.24 $      -25.43 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.09 $      +34.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     37.28 $      +24.28 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.94 $     1.61 $      +69.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     23,861.01 $      +13.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.56 $     133.42 $      -15.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.44 $      +184.09 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.94 $     66.99 $      +42.73 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.44 $     55.41 $      +40.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.13 $     12.57 $      -30.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.93 $      +19.31 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.28 $     81.45 $      +97.29 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.87 $     45.17 $      +25.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 78.01 $     112.01 $      +43.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.24 $     112.05 $      +31.45 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,020.54 $     986.86 $      -3.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.00 $     746.73 $      -3.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,743.38 $     1,620.36 $      -7.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,311.99 $     1,273.02 $      -2.97 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,948.45 $     3,409.58 $      +74.99 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,283.52 $     2,269.64 $      +76.83 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,078.76 $     2,409.62 $      -21.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     5.86      +38.60 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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