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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 20.95% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 12.76% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 5.71% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 34.23% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 9.15% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 27.05% lower than in United States

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  United States  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     13.58 $      +35.78 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     67.89 $      +50.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.54 $      +16.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.28 $      +50.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.03 $      +20.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     3.26 $      -12.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     2.24 $      +36.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.13 $      +64.15 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.94 $      +90.96 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $     1.92 $      -21.65 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.10 $     1.92 $      -38.13 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 $     3.30 $      +39.31 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     7.74 $      -18.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     11.68 $      +45.47 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.64 $      -31.30 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.57 $      -32.74 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     4.22 $      +7.98 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     1.86 $      -24.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.74 $      +8.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.84 $      +2.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     11.31 $      -5.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     3.04 $      +76.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.19 $     2.43 $      +10.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     14.33 $      +138.87 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.64 $      +32.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     83.73 $      +30.83 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.26 $      -24.57 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.09 $      +34.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     45.26 $      +50.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $     1.55 $      +89.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,138.19 $      +14.94 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.45 $     131.96 $      -16.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.42 $      +179.60 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.90 $     67.62 $      +44.18 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.03 $     52.99 $      +39.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.34 $     12.18 $      -33.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.07 $      +20.69 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.74 $     83.21 $      +104.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.75 $     46.88 $      +31.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.43 $     109.79 $      +41.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.73 $     102.69 $      +21.19 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 952.66 $     953.16 $      +0.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 755.06 $     684.08 $      -9.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.53 $     1,509.31 $      -8.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,263.70 $     1,201.35 $      -4.93 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,948.73 $     3,212.49 $      +64.85 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,290.45 $     2,201.71 $      +70.62 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,624.66 $     2,159.13 $      -17.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.98      +42.06 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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