Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Auckland 

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Consumer Prices in Auckland are 24.6% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Auckland are 43.2% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Auckland are 63.0% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 31.8% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Auckland are 27.3% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Auckland is 13.7% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Auckland Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(41.63 NZ$)
15.01 $
(25.00 NZ$)
     -39.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(166.51 NZ$)
72.07 $
(120.00 NZ$)
     -27.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(19.98 NZ$)
9.01 $
(15.00 NZ$)
     -24.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(13.32 NZ$)
7.21 $
(12.00 NZ$)
     -9.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(16.65 NZ$)
7.21 $
(12.00 NZ$)
     -27.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.34 $
(8.89 NZ$)
3.40 $
(5.67 NZ$)
     -36.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 $
(4.50 NZ$)
2.41 $
(4.02 NZ$)
     -10.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 $
(3.61 NZ$)
2.12 $
(3.52 NZ$)
     -2.5 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Auckland Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.95 $
(8.24 NZ$)
7.20 $
(11.99 NZ$)
     +45.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.91 $
(6.51 NZ$)
1.86 $
(3.10 NZ$)
     -52.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.69 $
(6.14 NZ$)
0.92 $
(1.54 NZ$)
     -75.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.46 $
(9.08 NZ$)
5.58 $
(9.30 NZ$)
     +2.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.15 $
(13.57 NZ$)
4.12 $
(6.85 NZ$)
     -49.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.20 $
(12.00 NZ$)
4.36 $
(7.26 NZ$)
     -39.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.81 $
(14.67 NZ$)
6.45 $
(10.74 NZ$)
     -26.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.66 $
(4.44 NZ$)
1.29 $
(2.14 NZ$)
     -51.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.00 $
(1.66 NZ$)
1.00 $
(1.66 NZ$)
     +0.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.44 $
(4.07 NZ$)
1.43 $
(2.39 NZ$)
     -41.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 $
(4.69 NZ$)
2.64 $
(4.40 NZ$)
     -6.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.75 $
(2.91 NZ$)
1.03 $
(1.72 NZ$)
     -40.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.62 $
(2.70 NZ$)
0.81 $
(1.35 NZ$)
     -50.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.79 $
(4.64 NZ$)
2.75 $
(4.58 NZ$)
     -1.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.46 $
(4.09 NZ$)
1.08 $
(1.81 NZ$)
     -55.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 $
(29.97 NZ$)
10.81 $
(18.00 NZ$)
     -39.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 $
(5.19 NZ$)
3.63 $
(6.04 NZ$)
     +16.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 $
(6.35 NZ$)
3.56 $
(5.93 NZ$)
     -6.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 $
(26.64 NZ$)
21.92 $
(36.50 NZ$)
     +37.0 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Auckland Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(4.58 NZ$)
2.40 $
(4.00 NZ$)
     -12.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.00 $
(214.80 NZ$)
129.12 $
(215.00 NZ$)
     +0.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $
(7.49 NZ$)
2.40 $
(4.00 NZ$)
     -46.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(5.00 NZ$)
3.29 $
(5.47 NZ$)
     +9.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(49.95 NZ$)
36.03 $
(60.00 NZ$)
     +20.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.42 $
(7.37 NZ$)
6.58 $
(10.96 NZ$)
     +48.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(41,627.53 NZ$)
24,016.56 $
(39,990.00 NZ$)
     -3.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,285.27 $
(40,437.43 NZ$)
20,470.62 $
(34,085.65 NZ$)
     -15.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Auckland Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 169.41 $
(282.09 NZ$)
143.27 $
(238.56 NZ$)
     -15.4 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.17 NZ$)
0.27 $
(0.45 NZ$)
     +157.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.89 $
(119.71 NZ$)
51.31 $
(85.44 NZ$)
     -28.6 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Auckland Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 113.45 $
(188.91 NZ$)
49.13 $
(81.80 NZ$)
     -56.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.93 $
(64.82 NZ$)
17.63 $
(29.35 NZ$)
     -54.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $
(29.97 NZ$)
13.21 $
(22.00 NZ$)
     -26.6 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Auckland Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,483.75 $
(4,135.69 NZ$)
798.66 $
(1,329.85 NZ$)
     -67.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,818.18 $
(67,966.40 NZ$)
13,126.62 $
(21,857.14 NZ$)
     -67.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Auckland Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.33 $
(112.11 NZ$)
78.67 $
(131.00 NZ$)
     +16.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.48 $
(89.04 NZ$)
46.26 $
(77.03 NZ$)
     -13.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.91 $
(161.37 NZ$)
102.10 $
(170.00 NZ$)
     +5.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 155.54 $
(258.98 NZ$)
124.03 $
(206.51 NZ$)
     -20.3 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Auckland Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,773.29 $
(6,282.90 NZ$)
1,279.60 $
(2,130.66 NZ$)
     -66.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,495.65 $
(4,155.51 NZ$)
1,131.98 $
(1,884.85 NZ$)
     -54.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,385.26 $
(12,297.21 NZ$)
2,321.29 $
(3,865.18 NZ$)
     -68.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,169.97 $
(6,943.42 NZ$)
1,867.97 $
(3,110.36 NZ$)
     -55.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Auckland Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,405.93 $
(2,341.02 NZ$)
779.51 $
(1,297.97 NZ$)
     -44.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 903.07 $
(1,503.70 NZ$)
624.71 $
(1,040.21 NZ$)
     -30.8 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Auckland Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,504.04 $
(10,829.89 NZ$)
3,188.85 $
(5,309.76 NZ$)
     -51.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.66 5.52      -2.5 %
Last update: June 2023June 2023
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