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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 23.51% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 16.86% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 2.25% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 25.17% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 14.69% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 34.33% lower than in United States

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  United States  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.75 $      +17.47 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     62.65 $      +39.23 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     7.83 $      +20.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.48 $      +56.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.27 $      +25.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.32 $      -9.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.35 $      +45.46 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.25 $      +74.05 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.96 $      +93.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.01 $      -17.39 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     2.03 $      -33.48 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     3.44 $      +48.51 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     8.10 $      -15.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     12.29 $      +57.30 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     2.73 $      -28.72 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     2.66 $      -29.27 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.36 $      +13.67 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     1.92 $      -20.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.81 $      +14.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.86 $      +5.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.75 $      -2.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     2.82 $      +22.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.45 $      -25.87 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     14.10 $      +134.94 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.67 $      +33.54 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     93.98 $      +36.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.35 $      -21.69 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.19 $      +41.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     46.99 $      +56.63 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.70 $      +78.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     25,060.69 $      +19.34 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.19 $     139.51 $      -12.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.47 $      +194.98 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.10 $     68.97 $      +46.45 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     58.70 $      +48.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.87 $     13.31 $      -25.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.53 $      +25.30 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.09 $     86.01 $      +109.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.88 $     50.17 $      +39.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.16 $     116.42 $      +50.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.66 $     113.28 $      +33.81 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.81 $     1,045.69 $      +1.84 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.89 $     811.74 $      +4.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.77 $     1,745.08 $      +0.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.39 $     1,349.19 $      +3.20 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,903.73 $     3,462.75 $      +81.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.09 $     2,387.76 $      +89.79 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,309.61 $     2,540.04 $      -23.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.84      +38.83 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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