Cost of Living Comparison Between Beijing and Auckland 

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Consumer Prices in Auckland are 82.22% higher than in Beijing (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Auckland are 57.59% higher than in Beijing
Rent Prices in Auckland are 23.13% higher than in Beijing
Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 120.92% higher than in Beijing
Groceries Prices in Auckland are 76.63% higher than in Beijing
Local Purchasing Power in Auckland is 55.69% higher than in Beijing
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Restaurants
Beijing Edit Auckland Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.56 NZ$
(30.00 ¥)
21.50 NZ$
(98.33 ¥)
     +227.76 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 54.66 NZ$
(250.00 ¥)
120.00 NZ$
(548.81 ¥)
     +119.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.65 NZ$
(35.00 ¥)
13.10 NZ$
(59.91 ¥)
     +71.18 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.19 NZ$
(10.00 ¥)
10.00 NZ$
(45.73 ¥)
     +357.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.37 NZ$
(20.00 ¥)
10.00 NZ$
(45.73 ¥)
     +128.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.35 NZ$
(29.06 ¥)
5.04 NZ$
(23.07 ¥)
     -20.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.75 NZ$
(3.41 ¥)
3.21 NZ$
(14.67 ¥)
     +330.34 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.45 NZ$
(2.04 ¥)
2.60 NZ$
(11.90 ¥)
     +484.21 %
Markets
Beijing Edit Auckland Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.67 NZ$
(44.22 ¥)
11.17 NZ$
(51.10 ¥)
     +15.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.30 NZ$
(10.50 ¥)
2.69 NZ$
(12.32 ¥)
     +17.33 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 NZ$
(3.27 ¥)
1.41 NZ$
(6.43 ¥)
     +96.83 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.93 NZ$
(13.41 ¥)
5.85 NZ$
(26.75 ¥)
     +99.47 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.12 NZ$
(41.73 ¥)
5.24 NZ$
(23.97 ¥)
     -42.57 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.34 NZ$
(10.71 ¥)
6.21 NZ$
(28.40 ¥)
     +165.20 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.63 NZ$
(34.88 ¥)
9.36 NZ$
(42.78 ¥)
     +22.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 NZ$
(4.85 ¥)
1.79 NZ$
(8.17 ¥)
     +68.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 NZ$
(4.15 ¥)
1.32 NZ$
(6.05 ¥)
     +45.83 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.08 NZ$
(4.96 ¥)
1.75 NZ$
(8.00 ¥)
     +61.23 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.75 NZ$
(3.44 ¥)
2.49 NZ$
(11.37 ¥)
     +230.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 NZ$
(2.34 ¥)
1.22 NZ$
(5.59 ¥)
     +138.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 NZ$
(2.57 ¥)
1.07 NZ$
(4.89 ¥)
     +90.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 NZ$
(5.12 ¥)
3.24 NZ$
(14.81 ¥)
     +189.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.98 NZ$
(4.50 ¥)
1.68 NZ$
(7.68 ¥)
     +70.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.49 NZ$
(80.00 ¥)
15.00 NZ$
(68.60 ¥)
     -14.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.19 NZ$
(5.43 ¥)
4.43 NZ$
(20.28 ¥)
     +273.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.03 NZ$
(13.88 ¥)
4.79 NZ$
(21.90 ¥)
     +57.82 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.37 NZ$
(20.00 ¥)
35.00 NZ$
(160.07 ¥)
     +700.34 %
Transportation
Beijing Edit Auckland Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.87 NZ$
(4.00 ¥)
4.00 NZ$
(18.29 ¥)
     +357.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 43.73 NZ$
(200.00 ¥)
215.00 NZ$
(983.28 ¥)
     +391.64 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.84 NZ$
(13.00 ¥)
3.50 NZ$
(16.01 ¥)
     +23.13 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.81 NZ$
(3.70 ¥)
4.26 NZ$
(19.50 ¥)
     +426.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.93 NZ$
(50.00 ¥)
60.00 NZ$
(274.40 ¥)
     +448.81 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.73 NZ$
(26.21 ¥)
8.46 NZ$
(38.67 ¥)
     +47.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,611.88 NZ$
(140,000.00 ¥)
36,500.00 NZ$
(166,928.64 ¥)
     +19.23 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,396.52 NZ$
(134,441.67 ¥)
31,978.46 NZ$
(146,249.89 ¥)
     +8.78 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Beijing Edit Auckland Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 66.98 NZ$
(306.34 ¥)
201.74 NZ$
(922.65 ¥)
     +201.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 NZ$
(0.20 ¥)
0.36 NZ$
(1.66 ¥)
     +716.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 25.23 NZ$
(115.40 ¥)
76.63 NZ$
(350.47 ¥)
     +203.70 %
Sports And Leisure
Beijing Edit Auckland Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.30 NZ$
(380.95 ¥)
72.97 NZ$
(333.73 ¥)
     -12.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 39.19 NZ$
(179.23 ¥)
20.25 NZ$
(92.61 ¥)
     -48.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.90 NZ$
(59.00 ¥)
18.00 NZ$
(82.32 ¥)
     +39.53 %
Childcare
Beijing Edit Auckland Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,179.83 NZ$
(5,395.83 ¥)
1,126.00 NZ$
(5,149.63 ¥)
     -4.56 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,666.98 NZ$
(167,692.31 ¥)
18,555.56 NZ$
(84,861.74 ¥)
     -49.39 %
Clothing And Shoes
Beijing Edit Auckland Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.39 NZ$
(449.96 ¥)
110.60 NZ$
(505.82 ¥)
     +12.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.36 NZ$
(225.72 ¥)
70.46 NZ$
(322.26 ¥)
     +42.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.10 NZ$
(562.96 ¥)
144.66 NZ$
(661.57 ¥)
     +17.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 157.86 NZ$
(721.96 ¥)
176.85 NZ$
(808.79 ¥)
     +12.03 %
Rent Per Month
Beijing Edit Auckland Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,556.90 NZ$
(7,120.31 ¥)
1,927.50 NZ$
(8,815.20 ¥)
     +23.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 888.92 NZ$
(4,065.38 ¥)
1,701.20 NZ$
(7,780.25 ¥)
     +91.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,561.98 NZ$
(16,290.32 ¥)
3,487.96 NZ$
(15,951.78 ¥)
     -2.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,995.80 NZ$
(9,127.59 ¥)
2,722.34 NZ$
(12,450.34 ¥)
     +36.40 %
Buy Apartment Price
Beijing Edit Auckland Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,319.14 NZ$
(10,606.34 ¥)
1,093.97 NZ$
(5,003.14 ¥)
     -52.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,145.81 NZ$
(5,240.25 ¥)
804.02 NZ$
(3,677.11 ¥)
     -29.83 %
Salaries And Financing
Beijing Edit Auckland Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,874.47 NZ$
(8,572.68 ¥)
4,599.09 NZ$
(21,033.42 ¥)
     +145.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.17 3.21      -37.86 %
Last update: October 2021October 2021
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