Cost of Living Comparison Between Auckland and Perth 

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Consumer Prices in Perth are 4.2% higher than in Auckland (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 4.0% higher than in Auckland
Rent Prices in Perth are 3.6% higher than in Auckland
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 7.6% higher than in Auckland
Groceries Prices in Perth are 2.3% higher than in Auckland
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 2.4% higher than in Auckland
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Restaurants
Auckland Edit Perth Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.72 $
(25.00 NZ$)
12.83 $
(20.00 A$)
     -12.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 76.54 $
(130.00 NZ$)
96.24 $
(150.00 A$)
     +25.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.42 $
(16.00 NZ$)
10.59 $
(16.50 A$)
     +12.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.07 $
(12.00 NZ$)
7.70 $
(12.00 A$)
     +9.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.07 $
(12.00 NZ$)
7.70 $
(12.00 A$)
     +9.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.37 $
(5.72 NZ$)
3.55 $
(5.53 A$)
     +5.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 $
(4.39 NZ$)
2.52 $
(3.93 A$)
     -2.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 $
(3.78 NZ$)
2.19 $
(3.41 A$)
     -1.6 %
Markets
Auckland Edit Perth Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.21 $
(12.25 NZ$)
6.16 $
(9.59 A$)
     -14.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.94 $
(3.30 NZ$)
2.07 $
(3.23 A$)
     +6.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.95 $
(1.61 NZ$)
0.99 $
(1.55 A$)
     +4.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.90 $
(11.71 NZ$)
4.06 $
(6.32 A$)
     -41.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.07 $
(6.91 NZ$)
4.46 $
(6.95 A$)
     +9.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.62 $
(7.85 NZ$)
4.05 $
(6.31 A$)
     -12.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.65 $
(9.60 NZ$)
6.34 $
(9.88 A$)
     +12.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.32 $
(2.24 NZ$)
1.51 $
(2.36 A$)
     +14.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.01 $
(1.71 NZ$)
1.17 $
(1.82 A$)
     +16.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.40 $
(2.38 NZ$)
1.41 $
(2.19 A$)
     +0.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.67 $
(4.54 NZ$)
1.79 $
(2.79 A$)
     -33.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.15 $
(1.95 NZ$)
1.08 $
(1.69 A$)
     -5.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 $
(1.61 NZ$)
0.87 $
(1.36 A$)
     -7.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.52 $
(4.27 NZ$)
2.32 $
(3.62 A$)
     -7.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.15 $
(1.95 NZ$)
1.74 $
(2.72 A$)
     +51.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.60 $
(18.00 NZ$)
10.27 $
(16.00 A$)
     -3.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.74 $
(6.34 NZ$)
4.83 $
(7.53 A$)
     +29.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.25 $
(7.22 NZ$)
5.68 $
(8.85 A$)
     +33.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 23.55 $
(40.00 NZ$)
28.87 $
(45.00 A$)
     +22.6 %
Transportation
Auckland Edit Perth Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.47 $
(4.20 NZ$)
3.02 $
(4.70 A$)
     +21.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 126.59 $
(215.00 NZ$)
107.79 $
(168.00 A$)
     -14.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.36 $
(4.00 NZ$)
4.49 $
(7.00 A$)
     +90.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.79 $
(6.44 NZ$)
2.84 $
(4.43 A$)
     -25.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.33 $
(60.00 NZ$)
51.33 $
(80.00 A$)
     +45.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.53 $
(11.10 NZ$)
4.63 $
(7.21 A$)
     -29.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,845.30 $
(48,990.00 NZ$)
25,663.99 $
(40,000.00 A$)
     -11.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,132.72 $
(35,891.18 NZ$)
22,540.01 $
(35,130.95 A$)
     +6.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Auckland Edit Perth Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.61 $
(247.29 NZ$)
224.01 $
(349.14 A$)
     +53.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 36.99 $
(62.83 NZ$)
30.63 $
(47.74 A$)
     -17.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.77 $
(86.22 NZ$)
53.97 $
(84.12 A$)
     +6.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Auckland Edit Perth Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.88 $
(62.64 NZ$)
46.43 $
(72.36 A$)
     +25.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.68 $
(28.33 NZ$)
15.58 $
(24.29 A$)
     -6.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.54 $
(23.00 NZ$)
16.04 $
(25.00 A$)
     +18.4 %
Childcare
Auckland Edit Perth Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 822.04 $
(1,396.12 NZ$)
1,613.78 $
(2,515.25 A$)
     +96.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,971.26 $
(22,030.00 NZ$)
12,977.11 $
(20,226.18 A$)
     +0.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Auckland Edit Perth Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.36 $
(131.38 NZ$)
83.65 $
(130.37 A$)
     +8.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.35 $
(82.12 NZ$)
68.04 $
(106.05 A$)
     +40.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 103.16 $
(175.20 NZ$)
114.18 $
(177.96 A$)
     +10.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.18 $
(217.69 NZ$)
137.39 $
(214.13 A$)
     +7.2 %
Rent Per Month
Auckland Edit Perth Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,304.73 $
(2,215.91 NZ$)
1,654.80 $
(2,579.18 A$)
     +26.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,233.06 $
(2,094.18 NZ$)
1,210.34 $
(1,886.44 A$)
     -1.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,476.57 $
(4,206.13 NZ$)
2,502.14 $
(3,899.85 A$)
     +1.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,967.85 $
(3,342.13 NZ$)
1,865.00 $
(2,906.79 A$)
     -5.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Auckland Edit Perth Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 847.78 $
(1,439.84 NZ$)
684.20 $
(1,066.39 A$)
     -19.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 773.51 $
(1,313.71 NZ$)
538.02 $
(838.56 A$)
     -30.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Auckland Edit Perth Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,432.21 $
(5,829.17 NZ$)
3,655.54 $
(5,697.54 A$)
     +6.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.92 6.48      -6.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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