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Cost of Living Comparison Between Auckland and Brisbane 

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Consumer Prices in Brisbane are 4.53% lower than in Auckland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brisbane are 8.77% lower than in Auckland
Rent Prices in Brisbane are 17.10% lower than in Auckland
Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 0.31% lower than in Auckland
Groceries Prices in Brisbane are 0.26% lower than in Auckland
Local Purchasing Power in Brisbane is 34.58% higher than in Auckland
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  AucklandBrisbaneDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 NZ$
(19.19 A$)
20.84 NZ$
(20.00 A$)
     +4.20 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 87.50 NZ$
(83.98 A$)
83.36 NZ$
(80.00 A$)
     -4.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 NZ$
(10.56 A$)
12.50 NZ$
(12.00 A$)
     +13.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 NZ$
(9.60 A$)
8.34 NZ$
(8.00 A$)
     -16.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 NZ$
(8.64 A$)
9.38 NZ$
(9.00 A$)
     +4.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.74 NZ$
(4.55 A$)
4.63 NZ$
(4.44 A$)
     -2.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.37 NZ$
(3.24 A$)
3.42 NZ$
(3.28 A$)
     +1.42 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.17 NZ$
(3.04 A$)
2.71 NZ$
(2.60 A$)
     -14.59 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.06 NZ$
(9.65 A$)
5.41 NZ$
(5.19 A$)
     -46.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.14 NZ$
(2.05 A$)
2.51 NZ$
(2.41 A$)
     +17.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.27 NZ$
(1.22 A$)
1.09 NZ$
(1.04 A$)
     -14.25 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.69 NZ$
(4.50 A$)
4.13 NZ$
(3.97 A$)
     -11.87 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.21 NZ$
(4.04 A$)
4.16 NZ$
(4.00 A$)
     -1.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.70 NZ$
(5.47 A$)
4.76 NZ$
(4.57 A$)
     -16.50 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.97 NZ$
(7.65 A$)
7.76 NZ$
(7.44 A$)
     -2.73 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.66 NZ$
(1.59 A$)
1.95 NZ$
(1.88 A$)
     +17.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.33 NZ$
(1.27 A$)
1.56 NZ$
(1.50 A$)
     +17.55 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 NZ$
(1.77 A$)
1.92 NZ$
(1.84 A$)
     +3.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.41 NZ$
(2.31 A$)
2.41 NZ$
(2.31 A$)
     +0.06 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.67 NZ$
(1.60 A$)
1.49 NZ$
(1.43 A$)
     -10.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 NZ$
(1.20 A$)
1.21 NZ$
(1.16 A$)
     -3.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.84 NZ$
(2.73 A$)
2.48 NZ$
(2.38 A$)
     -12.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 NZ$
(2.11 A$)
2.24 NZ$
(2.15 A$)
     +2.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 NZ$
(14.40 A$)
19.28 NZ$
(18.50 A$)
     +28.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.43 NZ$
(5.21 A$)
5.69 NZ$
(5.46 A$)
     +4.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.72 NZ$
(4.53 A$)
6.30 NZ$
(6.04 A$)
     +33.42 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 NZ$
(28.79 A$)
31.26 NZ$
(30.00 A$)
     +4.20 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 NZ$
(3.36 A$)
4.17 NZ$
(4.00 A$)
     +19.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 215.00 NZ$
(206.34 A$)
156.29 NZ$
(150.00 A$)
     -27.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 NZ$
(3.65 A$)
4.27 NZ$
(4.10 A$)
     +12.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.18 NZ$
(4.02 A$)
3.64 NZ$
(3.49 A$)
     -13.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 52.50 NZ$
(50.39 A$)
51.26 NZ$
(49.20 A$)
     -2.35 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.40 NZ$
(8.06 A$)
5.83 NZ$
(5.60 A$)
     -30.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,995.00 NZ$
(33,585.86 A$)
26,048.91 NZ$
(25,000.00 A$)
     -25.56 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,130.61 NZ$
(27,957.61 A$)
24,718.81 NZ$
(23,723.46 A$)
     -15.14 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 165.27 NZ$
(158.61 A$)
178.91 NZ$
(171.71 A$)
     +8.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.52 NZ$
(0.50 A$)
0.39 NZ$
(0.38 A$)
     -24.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 83.52 NZ$
(80.16 A$)
79.06 NZ$
(75.87 A$)
     -5.34 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.67 NZ$
(59.19 A$)
69.72 NZ$
(66.92 A$)
     +13.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.75 NZ$
(17.04 A$)
21.56 NZ$
(20.70 A$)
     +21.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 NZ$
(17.28 A$)
15.63 NZ$
(15.00 A$)
     -13.17 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,178.74 NZ$
(1,131.28 A$)
1,807.89 NZ$
(1,735.09 A$)
     +53.37 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,461.54 NZ$
(19,637.62 A$)
14,717.63 NZ$
(14,125.00 A$)
     -28.07 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.10 NZ$
(100.87 A$)
98.41 NZ$
(94.44 A$)
     -6.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.58 NZ$
(54.30 A$)
53.14 NZ$
(51.00 A$)
     -6.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.46 NZ$
(130.01 A$)
145.20 NZ$
(139.36 A$)
     +7.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 169.66 NZ$
(162.83 A$)
141.12 NZ$
(135.44 A$)
     -16.82 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,882.00 NZ$
(1,806.22 A$)
1,740.63 NZ$
(1,670.54 A$)
     -7.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,571.15 NZ$
(1,507.89 A$)
1,287.23 NZ$
(1,235.40 A$)
     -18.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,384.04 NZ$
(3,247.78 A$)
3,003.24 NZ$
(2,882.31 A$)
     -11.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,727.67 NZ$
(2,617.83 A$)
1,899.49 NZ$
(1,823.00 A$)
     -30.36 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 963.85 NZ$
(925.03 A$)
617.21 NZ$
(592.36 A$)
     -35.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 791.75 NZ$
(759.87 A$)
415.36 NZ$
(398.64 A$)
     -47.54 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,927.53 NZ$
(3,769.38 A$)
4,822.28 NZ$
(4,628.10 A$)
     +22.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.31 4.04      -6.18 %
Last update: December 2019December 2019
Contributors:395318
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: NZD