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Cost of Living Comparison Between Auckland and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 1.92% higher than in Auckland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 14.97% higher than in Auckland
Rent Prices in Sydney are 40.59% higher than in Auckland
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 3.30% higher than in Auckland
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 1.98% higher than in Auckland
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 22.16% higher than in Auckland
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  AucklandSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 NZ$
(13.93 A$)
16.15 NZ$
(15.00 A$)
     +7.66 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 NZ$
(74.31 A$)
86.13 NZ$
(80.00 A$)
     +7.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 NZ$
(11.15 A$)
10.77 NZ$
(10.00 A$)
     -10.28 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 NZ$
(8.36 A$)
8.61 NZ$
(8.00 A$)
     -4.30 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.00 NZ$
(8.36 A$)
8.61 NZ$
(8.00 A$)
     -4.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.41 NZ$
(4.10 A$)
4.27 NZ$
(3.96 A$)
     -3.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.60 NZ$
(2.42 A$)
3.45 NZ$
(3.20 A$)
     +32.48 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.38 NZ$
(2.21 A$)
2.68 NZ$
(2.49 A$)
     +12.60 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.63 NZ$
(8.94 A$)
6.00 NZ$
(5.57 A$)
     -37.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.27 NZ$
(2.11 A$)
2.65 NZ$
(2.46 A$)
     +16.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 NZ$
(1.20 A$)
1.34 NZ$
(1.24 A$)
     +3.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.94 NZ$
(4.59 A$)
4.35 NZ$
(4.04 A$)
     -12.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.05 NZ$
(3.76 A$)
4.23 NZ$
(3.93 A$)
     +4.39 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.90 NZ$
(5.48 A$)
4.89 NZ$
(4.54 A$)
     -17.10 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.06 NZ$
(7.49 A$)
7.65 NZ$
(7.11 A$)
     -5.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.67 NZ$
(1.55 A$)
2.09 NZ$
(1.94 A$)
     +25.16 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.33 NZ$
(1.23 A$)
1.56 NZ$
(1.45 A$)
     +17.74 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 NZ$
(1.72 A$)
1.65 NZ$
(1.53 A$)
     -10.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.49 NZ$
(2.32 A$)
2.48 NZ$
(2.31 A$)
     -0.38 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.52 NZ$
(1.41 A$)
1.50 NZ$
(1.40 A$)
     -0.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.29 NZ$
(1.20 A$)
1.26 NZ$
(1.17 A$)
     -2.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.00 NZ$
(2.79 A$)
2.82 NZ$
(2.62 A$)
     -6.04 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 NZ$
(1.60 A$)
1.76 NZ$
(1.63 A$)
     +1.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 NZ$
(13.93 A$)
18.30 NZ$
(17.00 A$)
     +22.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.97 NZ$
(4.62 A$)
5.24 NZ$
(4.87 A$)
     +5.42 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.85 NZ$
(4.51 A$)
5.61 NZ$
(5.21 A$)
     +15.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.99 NZ$
(24.14 A$)
31.22 NZ$
(29.00 A$)
     +20.11 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 NZ$
(3.72 A$)
4.31 NZ$
(4.00 A$)
     +7.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 NZ$
(185.77 A$)
210.64 NZ$
(195.65 A$)
     +5.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.83 NZ$
(3.55 A$)
3.88 NZ$
(3.60 A$)
     +1.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.18 NZ$
(3.89 A$)
3.79 NZ$
(3.52 A$)
     -9.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 NZ$
(46.44 A$)
60.87 NZ$
(56.54 A$)
     +21.74 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.67 NZ$
(7.12 A$)
5.60 NZ$
(5.20 A$)
     -27.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 NZ$
(32,509.09 A$)
26,915.55 NZ$
(25,000.00 A$)
     -23.10 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,233.00 NZ$
(28,081.35 A$)
27,003.29 NZ$
(25,081.50 A$)
     -10.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.59 NZ$
(165.88 A$)
191.77 NZ$
(178.12 A$)
     +7.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.76 NZ$
(0.71 A$)
0.80 NZ$
(0.74 A$)
     +5.49 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 86.89 NZ$
(80.71 A$)
76.07 NZ$
(70.65 A$)
     -12.46 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.35 NZ$
(62.55 A$)
80.68 NZ$
(74.94 A$)
     +19.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.71 NZ$
(13.66 A$)
25.23 NZ$
(23.43 A$)
     +71.57 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 NZ$
(16.72 A$)
21.53 NZ$
(20.00 A$)
     +19.62 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,067.08 NZ$
(991.14 A$)
2,234.76 NZ$
(2,075.71 A$)
     +109.43 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,356.00 NZ$
(18,907.29 A$)
19,695.85 NZ$
(18,294.12 A$)
     -3.24 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.34 NZ$
(96.91 A$)
106.30 NZ$
(98.73 A$)
     +1.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.09 NZ$
(55.82 A$)
64.52 NZ$
(59.93 A$)
     +7.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 139.12 NZ$
(129.22 A$)
140.10 NZ$
(130.13 A$)
     +0.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 164.15 NZ$
(152.46 A$)
160.78 NZ$
(149.34 A$)
     -2.05 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,859.27 NZ$
(1,726.95 A$)
2,854.03 NZ$
(2,650.91 A$)
     +53.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,520.76 NZ$
(1,412.53 A$)
2,060.59 NZ$
(1,913.94 A$)
     +35.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,438.96 NZ$
(3,194.22 A$)
4,993.27 NZ$
(4,637.91 A$)
     +45.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,537.37 NZ$
(2,356.79 A$)
3,370.25 NZ$
(3,130.40 A$)
     +32.82 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 895.93 NZ$
(832.16 A$)
1,313.05 NZ$
(1,219.60 A$)
     +46.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 702.23 NZ$
(652.25 A$)
852.84 NZ$
(792.15 A$)
     +21.45 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,959.91 NZ$
(3,678.09 A$)
5,561.33 NZ$
(5,165.54 A$)
     +40.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.77 4.30      -9.78 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:359460
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: NZD