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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 17.31% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 8.90% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 9.77% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 29.78% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 5.71% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 26.70% lower than in United States

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  United States  New Zealand      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(13.56 NZ$)
    13.27 $
(18.00 NZ$)
     +32.71 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(61.03 NZ$)
    66.36 $
(90.00 NZ$)
     +47.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(8.82 NZ$)
    7.37 $
(10.00 NZ$)
     +13.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(4.75 NZ$)
    5.16 $
(7.00 NZ$)
     +47.46 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(6.78 NZ$)
    5.90 $
(8.00 NZ$)
     +17.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $
(5.03 NZ$)
    3.18 $
(4.31 NZ$)
     -14.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(2.22 NZ$)
    2.20 $
(2.98 NZ$)
     +34.04 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.32 $
(1.79 NZ$)
    2.10 $
(2.85 NZ$)
     +59.73 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $
(1.38 NZ$)
    1.96 $
(2.65 NZ$)
     +91.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $
(3.34 NZ$)
    1.88 $
(2.55 NZ$)
     -23.72 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.13 $
(4.24 NZ$)
    1.92 $
(2.60 NZ$)
     -38.77 %
Eggs (12) 2.40 $
(3.25 NZ$)
    3.32 $
(4.50 NZ$)
     +38.28 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.65 $
(13.09 NZ$)
    7.58 $
(10.28 NZ$)
     -21.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.15 $
(11.06 NZ$)
    11.31 $
(15.34 NZ$)
     +38.76 %
Apples (1kg) 3.88 $
(5.26 NZ$)
    2.68 $
(3.64 NZ$)
     -30.76 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.86 $
(5.24 NZ$)
    2.61 $
(3.55 NZ$)
     -32.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.92 $
(5.31 NZ$)
    4.14 $
(5.62 NZ$)
     +5.77 %
Potato (1kg) 2.53 $
(3.43 NZ$)
    1.86 $
(2.52 NZ$)
     -26.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(2.15 NZ$)
    1.72 $
(2.34 NZ$)
     +8.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(2.42 NZ$)
    1.87 $
(2.53 NZ$)
     +4.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(16.28 NZ$)
    10.32 $
(14.00 NZ$)
     -13.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $
(2.31 NZ$)
    3.10 $
(4.20 NZ$)
     +82.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.25 $
(3.05 NZ$)
    2.50 $
(3.40 NZ$)
     +11.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(8.14 NZ$)
    14.01 $
(19.00 NZ$)
     +133.48 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(2.71 NZ$)
    2.58 $
(3.50 NZ$)
     +29.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(86.80 NZ$)
    88.48 $
(120.00 NZ$)
     +38.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(4.07 NZ$)
    2.21 $
(3.00 NZ$)
     -26.27 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $
(2.11 NZ$)
    2.05 $
(2.78 NZ$)
     +31.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(40.69 NZ$)
    39.81 $
(54.00 NZ$)
     +32.71 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $
(1.05 NZ$)
    1.48 $
(2.01 NZ$)
     +91.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(28,482.30 NZ$)
    23,593.60 $
(32,000.00 NZ$)
     +12.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.04 $
(215.71 NZ$)
    128.70 $
(174.56 NZ$)
     -19.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.21 NZ$)
    0.43 $
(0.58 NZ$)
     +174.79 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $
(63.83 NZ$)
    65.52 $
(88.87 NZ$)
     +39.22 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.03 $
(51.58 NZ$)
    51.85 $
(70.33 NZ$)
     +36.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $
(25.17 NZ$)
    11.63 $
(15.78 NZ$)
     -37.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(13.56 NZ$)
    11.80 $
(16.00 NZ$)
     +17.97 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.62 $
(55.09 NZ$)
    79.97 $
(108.46 NZ$)
     +96.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.92 $
(48.71 NZ$)
    46.21 $
(62.68 NZ$)
     +28.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.62 $
(105.27 NZ$)
    108.22 $
(146.78 NZ$)
     +39.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.08 $
(115.39 NZ$)
    102.69 $
(139.27 NZ$)
     +20.69 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.43 $
(1,322.97 NZ$)
    935.76 $
(1,269.17 NZ$)
     -4.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 764.87 $
(1,037.40 NZ$)
    677.78 $
(919.28 NZ$)
     -11.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,689.02 $
(2,290.82 NZ$)
    1,478.83 $
(2,005.73 NZ$)
     -12.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,293.67 $
(1,754.60 NZ$)
    1,200.50 $
(1,628.24 NZ$)
     -7.20 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,148.65 $
(2,914.21 NZ$)
    3,532.28 $
(4,790.84 NZ$)
     +64.40 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,405.47 $
(1,906.24 NZ$)
    2,397.38 $
(3,251.57 NZ$)
     +70.57 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,687.57 $
(3,645.15 NZ$)
    2,145.35 $
(2,909.73 NZ$)
     -20.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     5.98      +42.29 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: USD