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Cost of Living Comparison Between Wellington and Chicago, IL 

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Consumer Prices in Chicago, IL are 4.57% higher than in Wellington
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 15.40% higher than in Wellington
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 37.28% higher than in Wellington
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 14.14% higher than in Wellington
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 8.34% higher than in Wellington
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 14.04% higher than in Wellington
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 NZ$
(10.36 $)
19.18 NZ$
(13.25 $)
     +27.89 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 NZ$
(55.26 $)
86.87 NZ$
(60.00 $)
     +8.58 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 NZ$
(6.91 $)
10.13 NZ$
(7.00 $)
     +1.35 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 NZ$
(5.53 $)
7.24 NZ$
(5.00 $)
     -9.51 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.00 NZ$
(6.91 $)
9.41 NZ$
(6.50 $)
     -5.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.38 NZ$
(3.02 $)
6.10 NZ$
(4.21 $)
     +39.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.22 NZ$
(2.22 $)
2.89 NZ$
(1.99 $)
     -10.28 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.62 NZ$
(1.81 $)
2.56 NZ$
(1.77 $)
     -2.39 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.77 NZ$
(8.13 $)
4.04 NZ$
(2.79 $)
     -65.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.24 NZ$
(1.55 $)
3.40 NZ$
(2.35 $)
     +52.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.37 NZ$
(0.94 $)
2.71 NZ$
(1.87 $)
     +98.37 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.73 NZ$
(3.27 $)
2.95 NZ$
(2.04 $)
     -37.54 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.25 NZ$
(2.93 $)
7.70 NZ$
(5.32 $)
     +81.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.95 NZ$
(4.11 $)
6.70 NZ$
(4.63 $)
     +12.51 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.69 NZ$
(4.62 $)
8.02 NZ$
(5.54 $)
     +19.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.49 NZ$
(1.03 $)
2.88 NZ$
(1.99 $)
     +93.87 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.47 NZ$
(1.01 $)
1.16 NZ$
(0.80 $)
     -20.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 NZ$
(1.15 $)
2.55 NZ$
(1.76 $)
     +52.74 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.34 NZ$
(1.62 $)
2.16 NZ$
(1.49 $)
     -8.04 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.26 NZ$
(0.87 $)
1.31 NZ$
(0.90 $)
     +3.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.13 NZ$
(0.78 $)
1.44 NZ$
(0.99 $)
     +26.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.39 NZ$
(1.65 $)
2.09 NZ$
(1.45 $)
     -12.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.02 NZ$
(1.40 $)
2.89 NZ$
(1.99 $)
     +42.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 NZ$
(10.36 $)
17.37 NZ$
(12.00 $)
     +15.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.96 NZ$
(4.11 $)
2.88 NZ$
(1.99 $)
     -51.64 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.22 NZ$
(5.68 $)
3.19 NZ$
(2.20 $)
     -61.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.50 NZ$
(17.61 $)
18.10 NZ$
(12.50 $)
     -29.03 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 NZ$
(3.45 $)
3.62 NZ$
(2.50 $)
     -27.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 NZ$
(103.61 $)
152.02 NZ$
(105.00 $)
     +1.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 NZ$
(2.42 $)
4.71 NZ$
(3.25 $)
     +34.44 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.18 NZ$
(2.89 $)
3.26 NZ$
(2.25 $)
     -22.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 NZ$
(41.44 $)
34.75 NZ$
(24.00 $)
     -42.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.97 NZ$
(5.50 $)
4.39 NZ$
(3.03 $)
     -44.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,990.00 NZ$
(23,477.00 $)
31,851.60 NZ$
(22,000.00 $)
     -6.29 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,060.91 NZ$
(20,763.16 $)
28,230.03 NZ$
(19,498.57 $)
     -6.09 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.87 NZ$
(118.71 $)
170.48 NZ$
(117.75 $)
     -0.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 NZ$
(0.28 $)
0.19 NZ$
(0.13 $)
     -52.52 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 82.50 NZ$
(56.98 $)
90.01 NZ$
(62.17 $)
     +9.10 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.92 NZ$
(38.62 $)
71.52 NZ$
(49.40 $)
     +27.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.14 NZ$
(11.84 $)
41.26 NZ$
(28.50 $)
     +140.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 NZ$
(10.36 $)
18.10 NZ$
(12.50 $)
     +20.65 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 916.67 NZ$
(633.14 $)
1,408.94 NZ$
(973.16 $)
     +53.70 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,500.00 NZ$
(13,468.71 $)
25,402.31 NZ$
(17,545.45 $)
     +30.27 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 112.00 NZ$
(77.36 $)
72.49 NZ$
(50.07 $)
     -35.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.88 NZ$
(39.28 $)
56.42 NZ$
(38.97 $)
     -0.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 145.93 NZ$
(100.80 $)
114.13 NZ$
(78.83 $)
     -21.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 154.39 NZ$
(106.64 $)
162.00 NZ$
(111.89 $)
     +4.93 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,735.12 NZ$
(1,198.46 $)
2,579.12 NZ$
(1,781.40 $)
     +48.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,442.69 NZ$
(996.47 $)
1,625.33 NZ$
(1,122.62 $)
     +12.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,982.50 NZ$
(2,060.02 $)
4,639.19 NZ$
(3,204.30 $)
     +55.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,395.65 NZ$
(1,654.68 $)
2,895.45 NZ$
(1,999.89 $)
     +20.86 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 574.51 NZ$
(396.81 $)
479.95 NZ$
(331.50 $)
     -16.46 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 425.45 NZ$
(293.86 $)
270.92 NZ$
(187.12 $)
     -36.32 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,130.38 NZ$
(2,852.86 $)
5,435.67 NZ$
(3,754.43 $)
     +31.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.88 4.12      -15.64 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:151416
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: NZD