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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Wellington 

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Consumer Prices in Wellington are 7.85% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Wellington are 24.66% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Wellington are 44.78% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 20.29% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Wellington are 11.68% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Wellington is 1.55% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(22.32 NZ$)
12.10 $
(18.00 NZ$)
     -19.36 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(104.17 NZ$)
53.76 $
(80.00 NZ$)
     -23.20 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $
(11.16 NZ$)
6.72 $
(10.00 NZ$)
     -10.40 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(8.93 NZ$)
6.05 $
(9.00 NZ$)
     +0.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(10.42 NZ$)
6.05 $
(9.00 NZ$)
     -13.60 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 $
(6.67 NZ$)
2.97 $
(4.41 NZ$)
     -33.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 $
(3.56 NZ$)
2.00 $
(2.98 NZ$)
     -16.37 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 $
(2.60 NZ$)
1.94 $
(2.89 NZ$)
     +11.04 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.70 $
(5.50 NZ$)
7.53 $
(11.21 NZ$)
     +103.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.92 $
(4.35 NZ$)
1.44 $
(2.14 NZ$)
     -50.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.83 $
(2.72 NZ$)
0.92 $
(1.37 NZ$)
     -49.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 $
(4.80 NZ$)
3.54 $
(5.26 NZ$)
     +9.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.90 $
(7.29 NZ$)
3.05 $
(4.54 NZ$)
     -37.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.03 $
(7.48 NZ$)
3.90 $
(5.81 NZ$)
     -22.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.87 $
(8.74 NZ$)
4.47 $
(6.65 NZ$)
     -23.85 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.11 $
(3.14 NZ$)
1.09 $
(1.63 NZ$)
     -48.10 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $
(1.37 NZ$)
0.91 $
(1.36 NZ$)
     -1.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.52 $
(2.26 NZ$)
1.16 $
(1.73 NZ$)
     -23.35 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.74 $
(2.58 NZ$)
1.51 $
(2.25 NZ$)
     -12.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(2.04 NZ$)
0.86 $
(1.28 NZ$)
     -37.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 $
(1.57 NZ$)
0.73 $
(1.09 NZ$)
     -30.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 $
(2.02 NZ$)
1.61 $
(2.40 NZ$)
     +18.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.98 $
(2.95 NZ$)
1.28 $
(1.90 NZ$)
     -35.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(17.86 NZ$)
10.08 $
(15.00 NZ$)
     -16.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.16 $
(3.22 NZ$)
4.05 $
(6.03 NZ$)
     +87.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 $
(4.00 NZ$)
5.10 $
(7.58 NZ$)
     +89.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(13.39 NZ$)
18.82 $
(28.00 NZ$)
     +109.07 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(2.60 NZ$)
3.36 $
(5.00 NZ$)
     +92.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(148.81 NZ$)
100.80 $
(150.00 NZ$)
     +0.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.46 $
(5.15 NZ$)
2.35 $
(3.50 NZ$)
     -32.02 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(4.09 NZ$)
2.92 $
(4.35 NZ$)
     +6.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(43.44 NZ$)
40.32 $
(60.00 NZ$)
     +38.13 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.79 $
(5.63 NZ$)
5.62 $
(8.37 NZ$)
     +48.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $
(32,507.59 NZ$)
22,847.90 $
(34,000.00 NZ$)
     +4.59 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,433.71 $
(30,407.44 NZ$)
20,253.43 $
(30,139.17 NZ$)
     -0.88 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 139.64 $
(207.81 NZ$)
117.37 $
(174.66 NZ$)
     -15.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(0.19 NZ$)
0.32 $
(0.48 NZ$)
     +152.51 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.08 $
(89.40 NZ$)
54.31 $
(80.83 NZ$)
     -9.59 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.26 $
(59.92 NZ$)
34.41 $
(51.20 NZ$)
     -14.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.35 $
(18.38 NZ$)
9.16 $
(13.62 NZ$)
     -25.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(22.32 NZ$)
10.08 $
(15.00 NZ$)
     -32.80 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,129.23 $
(1,680.41 NZ$)
647.92 $
(964.17 NZ$)
     -42.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,776.79 $
(32,406.08 NZ$)
10,079.95 $
(15,000.00 NZ$)
     -53.71 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.55 $
(72.25 NZ$)
74.12 $
(110.30 NZ$)
     +52.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.54 $
(49.91 NZ$)
32.33 $
(48.11 NZ$)
     -3.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.95 $
(114.52 NZ$)
94.86 $
(141.16 NZ$)
     +23.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.88 $
(159.05 NZ$)
106.06 $
(157.83 NZ$)
     -0.76 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,203.63 $
(3,279.23 NZ$)
1,180.71 $
(1,757.01 NZ$)
     -46.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,691.34 $
(2,516.88 NZ$)
981.83 $
(1,461.07 NZ$)
     -41.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,912.26 $
(5,821.85 NZ$)
2,131.55 $
(3,171.96 NZ$)
     -45.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,905.00 $
(4,322.94 NZ$)
1,652.95 $
(2,459.76 NZ$)
     -43.10 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 695.53 $
(1,035.02 NZ$)
391.53 $
(582.63 NZ$)
     -43.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 447.35 $
(665.70 NZ$)
279.15 $
(415.40 NZ$)
     -37.60 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,049.71 $
(6,026.38 NZ$)
3,003.69 $
(4,469.79 NZ$)
     -25.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.35 4.98      +14.33 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
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Currency: USD