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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Wellington 

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Consumer Prices in Wellington are 10.96% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Wellington are 27.72% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Wellington are 48.15% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 19.88% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Wellington are 14.75% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Wellington is 2.98% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
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  Los Angeles, CAWellingtonDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 $
(23.66 NZ$)
12.45 $
(19.00 NZ$)
     -19.69 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 66.50 $
(101.50 NZ$)
52.41 $
(80.00 NZ$)
     -21.18 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(12.21 NZ$)
6.55 $
(10.00 NZ$)
     -18.10 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(9.16 NZ$)
5.90 $
(9.00 NZ$)
     -1.72 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.50 $
(11.45 NZ$)
6.55 $
(10.00 NZ$)
     -12.64 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30 $
(6.56 NZ$)
2.85 $
(4.36 NZ$)
     -33.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.34 $
(3.58 NZ$)
2.04 $
(3.12 NZ$)
     -12.76 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.83 $
(2.80 NZ$)
1.70 $
(2.60 NZ$)
     -7.15 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.08 $
(6.23 NZ$)
7.47 $
(11.41 NZ$)
     +83.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.74 $
(4.19 NZ$)
1.42 $
(2.16 NZ$)
     -48.34 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.02 $
(3.08 NZ$)
0.90 $
(1.37 NZ$)
     -55.35 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.22 $
(4.91 NZ$)
3.13 $
(4.78 NZ$)
     -2.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.76 $
(7.26 NZ$)
2.85 $
(4.35 NZ$)
     -40.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.78 $
(7.30 NZ$)
3.70 $
(5.64 NZ$)
     -22.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.20 $
(9.47 NZ$)
4.43 $
(6.76 NZ$)
     -28.57 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.03 $
(3.10 NZ$)
1.02 $
(1.56 NZ$)
     -49.80 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.99 $
(1.50 NZ$)
0.92 $
(1.41 NZ$)
     -6.21 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.53 $
(2.33 NZ$)
1.11 $
(1.69 NZ$)
     -27.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(2.72 NZ$)
1.53 $
(2.34 NZ$)
     -14.16 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.47 $
(2.24 NZ$)
0.86 $
(1.31 NZ$)
     -41.36 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 $
(1.79 NZ$)
0.73 $
(1.11 NZ$)
     -38.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.47 $
(2.24 NZ$)
1.62 $
(2.48 NZ$)
     +10.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.98 $
(3.03 NZ$)
1.31 $
(1.99 NZ$)
     -34.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(18.32 NZ$)
9.83 $
(15.00 NZ$)
     -18.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.59 $
(3.95 NZ$)
4.51 $
(6.89 NZ$)
     +74.41 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.02 $
(4.61 NZ$)
5.41 $
(8.25 NZ$)
     +79.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $
(12.97 NZ$)
17.53 $
(26.75 NZ$)
     +106.19 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(2.67 NZ$)
3.28 $
(5.00 NZ$)
     +87.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(152.63 NZ$)
98.28 $
(150.00 NZ$)
     -1.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(4.58 NZ$)
2.29 $
(3.50 NZ$)
     -23.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(4.12 NZ$)
2.79 $
(4.26 NZ$)
     +3.49 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(44.55 NZ$)
39.31 $
(60.00 NZ$)
     +34.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.54 $
(5.40 NZ$)
5.42 $
(8.27 NZ$)
     +53.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(33,579.19 NZ$)
21,619.88 $
(32,999.00 NZ$)
     -1.73 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,925.67 $
(31,939.41 NZ$)
19,516.25 $
(29,788.18 NZ$)
     -6.74 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 139.68 $
(213.19 NZ$)
113.34 $
(173.00 NZ$)
     -18.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.21 NZ$)
0.25 $
(0.38 NZ$)
     +79.25 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.22 $
(88.87 NZ$)
52.73 $
(80.48 NZ$)
     -9.44 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.80 $
(63.80 NZ$)
34.21 $
(52.21 NZ$)
     -18.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.47 $
(19.04 NZ$)
9.17 $
(14.00 NZ$)
     -26.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(22.89 NZ$)
8.52 $
(13.00 NZ$)
     -43.22 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,106.89 $
(1,689.48 NZ$)
600.57 $
(916.67 NZ$)
     -45.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,522.06 $
(32,849.70 NZ$)
12,775.77 $
(19,500.00 NZ$)
     -40.64 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.04 $
(79.43 NZ$)
71.96 $
(109.83 NZ$)
     +38.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.40 $
(61.66 NZ$)
35.00 $
(53.42 NZ$)
     -13.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.08 $
(120.70 NZ$)
92.02 $
(140.45 NZ$)
     +16.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 99.18 $
(151.38 NZ$)
100.62 $
(153.58 NZ$)
     +1.45 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,116.48 $
(3,230.44 NZ$)
1,124.36 $
(1,716.14 NZ$)
     -46.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,633.90 $
(2,493.86 NZ$)
913.16 $
(1,393.79 NZ$)
     -44.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,930.10 $
(5,998.61 NZ$)
1,914.92 $
(2,922.80 NZ$)
     -51.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,878.98 $
(4,394.26 NZ$)
1,522.87 $
(2,324.40 NZ$)
     -47.10 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 646.96 $
(987.47 NZ$)
386.41 $
(589.79 NZ$)
     -40.27 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 423.65 $
(646.62 NZ$)
296.79 $
(452.99 NZ$)
     -29.95 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,615.35 $
(5,518.21 NZ$)
2,690.98 $
(4,107.32 NZ$)
     -25.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.25 5.00      +17.58 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
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Currency: USD