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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 20.41% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 12.04% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 6.79% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 33.30% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 8.24% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 26.85% lower than in United States

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  United States  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.52 $      +35.24 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     67.62 $      +50.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.51 $      +15.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.26 $      +50.26 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.01 $      +20.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     3.24 $      -12.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     2.25 $      +36.78 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.14 $      +64.63 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.95 $      +92.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     1.91 $      -22.16 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.12 $     1.94 $      -38.04 %
Eggs (12) 2.38 $     3.35 $      +41.08 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     7.67 $      -19.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.07 $     11.53 $      +42.99 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.66 $      -30.65 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.83 $     2.58 $      -32.70 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.93 $     4.18 $      +6.50 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     1.83 $      -25.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     1.74 $      +8.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.83 $      +2.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.27 $      -6.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     3.10 $      +79.35 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.22 $     2.42 $      +9.12 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     14.27 $      +137.92 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.63 $      +31.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     90.16 $      +40.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.25 $      -24.87 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.08 $      +34.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     42.82 $      +42.75 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $     1.52 $      +95.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,042.07 $      +14.49 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.97 $     129.76 $      -17.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.43 $      +185.39 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     66.89 $      +42.66 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.92 $     52.26 $      +37.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.36 $     11.97 $      -34.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.02 $      +20.21 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.67 $     82.47 $      +102.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.66 $     46.68 $      +30.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.42 $     109.45 $      +41.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.78 $     104.23 $      +22.95 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 954.79 $     943.42 $      -1.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 759.46 $     684.71 $      -9.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,661.18 $     1,489.97 $      -10.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,269.88 $     1,211.97 $      -4.56 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,989.59 $     3,387.16 $      +70.24 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,318.72 $     2,326.55 $      +76.42 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,647.36 $     2,169.70 $      -18.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     5.98      +42.53 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: USD