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Cost of Living Comparison Between Auckland and Wellington 

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Consumer Prices in Wellington are 5.39% lower than in Auckland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Wellington are 6.03% lower than in Auckland
Rent Prices in Wellington are 7.30% lower than in Auckland
Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 8.85% lower than in Auckland
Groceries Prices in Wellington are 1.40% lower than in Auckland
Local Purchasing Power in Wellington is 18.32% higher than in Auckland
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 NZ$ 18.00 NZ$      -10.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 NZ$ 80.00 NZ$      -11.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 NZ$ 10.00 NZ$      -9.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 NZ$ 9.00 NZ$      -10.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 NZ$ 9.50 NZ$      +5.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.68 NZ$ 4.51 NZ$      -3.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.43 NZ$ 3.18 NZ$      -7.40 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.16 NZ$ 3.05 NZ$      -3.45 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.15 NZ$ 11.49 NZ$      +13.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.12 NZ$ 2.23 NZ$      +5.48 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.26 NZ$ 1.48 NZ$      +17.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.91 NZ$ 5.47 NZ$      +11.42 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.20 NZ$ 4.67 NZ$      +11.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.71 NZ$ 5.80 NZ$      +1.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.13 NZ$ 7.27 NZ$      -10.51 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.65 NZ$ 1.64 NZ$      -0.86 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.34 NZ$ 1.37 NZ$      +2.15 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 NZ$ 1.74 NZ$      -3.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.38 NZ$ 2.12 NZ$      -11.11 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.57 NZ$ 1.30 NZ$      -17.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 NZ$ 1.10 NZ$      -8.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.84 NZ$ 2.40 NZ$      -15.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.09 NZ$ 2.22 NZ$      +5.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 NZ$ 15.00 NZ$      +0.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.06 NZ$ 5.36 NZ$      +5.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.37 NZ$ 7.45 NZ$      +70.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 NZ$ 28.00 NZ$      -6.67 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.88 NZ$ 5.00 NZ$      +29.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 215.00 NZ$ 150.00 NZ$      -30.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 NZ$ 3.50 NZ$      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.22 NZ$ 4.35 NZ$      +2.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 52.50 NZ$ 60.00 NZ$      +14.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.33 NZ$ 8.33 NZ$      +0.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 NZ$ 35,000.00 NZ$      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,976.90 NZ$ 30,189.09 NZ$      +4.18 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.70 NZ$ 183.24 NZ$      +8.62 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.55 NZ$ 0.49 NZ$      -11.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 83.65 NZ$ 81.32 NZ$      -2.79 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.71 NZ$ 49.04 NZ$      -25.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.36 NZ$ 12.62 NZ$      -22.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 NZ$ 15.00 NZ$      -16.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,183.41 NZ$ 1,140.56 NZ$      -3.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,461.54 NZ$ 15,000.00 NZ$      -26.69 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.88 NZ$ 111.42 NZ$      +5.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.94 NZ$ 46.06 NZ$      -19.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.00 NZ$ 141.88 NZ$      +5.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 166.68 NZ$ 161.27 NZ$      -3.24 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,872.39 NZ$ 1,767.54 NZ$      -5.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,540.96 NZ$ 1,475.39 NZ$      -4.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,430.54 NZ$ 3,154.56 NZ$      -8.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,680.34 NZ$ 2,431.78 NZ$      -9.27 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 957.28 NZ$ 609.47 NZ$      -36.33 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 785.12 NZ$ 426.68 NZ$      -45.65 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,984.52 NZ$ 4,430.26 NZ$      +11.19 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.37 5.04      +15.46 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
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