Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and New Zealand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 3.89% lower than in Australia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 7.96% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 17.00% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 1.34% higher than in Australia
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 6.30% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 27.65% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(21.96 NZ$)
20.04 A$
(22.00 NZ$)
     +0.20 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$
(109.78 NZ$)
104.75 A$
(115.00 NZ$)
     +4.75 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 A$
(14.27 NZ$)
12.71 A$
(13.95 NZ$)
     -2.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(8.78 NZ$)
8.20 A$
(9.00 NZ$)
     +2.48 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(9.88 NZ$)
9.11 A$
(10.00 NZ$)
     +1.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.70 A$
(5.15 NZ$)
4.61 A$
(5.06 NZ$)
     -1.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.51 A$
(3.85 NZ$)
3.22 A$
(3.53 NZ$)
     -8.28 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.95 A$
(3.24 NZ$)
2.72 A$
(2.98 NZ$)
     -7.85 %
Markets
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.77 A$
(7.43 NZ$)
9.84 A$
(10.81 NZ$)
     +45.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.71 A$
(2.97 NZ$)
2.50 A$
(2.75 NZ$)
     -7.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.24 A$
(1.36 NZ$)
1.27 A$
(1.40 NZ$)
     +2.34 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.01 A$
(5.50 NZ$)
6.04 A$
(6.63 NZ$)
     +20.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.04 A$
(5.53 NZ$)
5.65 A$
(6.20 NZ$)
     +12.22 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.07 A$
(5.56 NZ$)
5.60 A$
(6.15 NZ$)
     +10.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.69 A$
(9.54 NZ$)
8.79 A$
(9.65 NZ$)
     +1.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 A$
(2.19 NZ$)
1.74 A$
(1.91 NZ$)
     -12.72 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.63 A$
(1.79 NZ$)
1.32 A$
(1.45 NZ$)
     -19.06 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.78 A$
(1.95 NZ$)
1.92 A$
(2.11 NZ$)
     +8.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.90 A$
(3.19 NZ$)
2.13 A$
(2.34 NZ$)
     -26.70 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.47 A$
(1.62 NZ$)
1.29 A$
(1.41 NZ$)
     -12.50 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 A$
(1.34 NZ$)
1.11 A$
(1.22 NZ$)
     -9.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.04 A$
(3.34 NZ$)
3.53 A$
(3.87 NZ$)
     +15.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 A$
(2.41 NZ$)
1.55 A$
(1.70 NZ$)
     -29.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$
(17.57 NZ$)
14.57 A$
(16.00 NZ$)
     -8.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.73 A$
(6.29 NZ$)
4.23 A$
(4.65 NZ$)
     -26.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.07 A$
(6.66 NZ$)
4.72 A$
(5.18 NZ$)
     -22.23 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 40.00 A$
(43.91 NZ$)
32.70 A$
(35.90 NZ$)
     -18.25 %
Transportation
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(4.94 NZ$)
2.91 A$
(3.20 NZ$)
     -35.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 152.17 A$
(167.06 NZ$)
136.63 A$
(150.00 NZ$)
     -10.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$
(4.61 NZ$)
3.19 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -24.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.48 A$
(3.82 NZ$)
4.40 A$
(4.83 NZ$)
     +26.51 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(54.89 NZ$)
54.65 A$
(60.00 NZ$)
     +9.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.53 A$
(8.26 NZ$)
9.78 A$
(10.74 NZ$)
     +29.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 A$
(32,934.62 NZ$)
33,703.14 A$
(37,000.00 NZ$)
     +12.34 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,355.87 A$
(30,031.84 NZ$)
29,978.56 A$
(32,911.08 NZ$)
     +9.59 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.15 A$
(219.73 NZ$)
180.66 A$
(198.34 NZ$)
     -9.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 A$
(0.44 NZ$)
0.38 A$
(0.42 NZ$)
     -3.72 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.82 A$
(84.34 NZ$)
75.58 A$
(82.98 NZ$)
     -1.61 %
Sports And Leisure
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.78 A$
(74.41 NZ$)
55.13 A$
(60.53 NZ$)
     -18.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.57 A$
(21.48 NZ$)
19.61 A$
(21.53 NZ$)
     +0.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.00 A$
(20.86 NZ$)
16.40 A$
(18.00 NZ$)
     -13.70 %
Childcare
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,954.64 A$
(2,145.84 NZ$)
1,031.11 A$
(1,131.98 NZ$)
     -47.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,060.70 A$
(18,729.59 NZ$)
15,720.80 A$
(17,258.62 NZ$)
     -7.85 %
Clothing And Shoes
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.62 A$
(110.46 NZ$)
97.40 A$
(106.93 NZ$)
     -3.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58.84 A$
(64.60 NZ$)
56.40 A$
(61.92 NZ$)
     -4.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 141.44 A$
(155.28 NZ$)
133.93 A$
(147.03 NZ$)
     -5.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.32 A$
(163.92 NZ$)
159.85 A$
(175.49 NZ$)
     +7.06 %
Rent Per Month
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,875.94 A$
(2,059.44 NZ$)
1,519.02 A$
(1,667.61 NZ$)
     -19.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,421.72 A$
(1,560.79 NZ$)
1,200.39 A$
(1,317.81 NZ$)
     -15.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,178.33 A$
(3,489.23 NZ$)
2,523.84 A$
(2,770.72 NZ$)
     -20.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,298.17 A$
(2,522.98 NZ$)
2,039.24 A$
(2,238.71 NZ$)
     -11.27 %
Buy Apartment Price
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 720.80 A$
(791.31 NZ$)
673.09 A$
(738.93 NZ$)
     -6.62 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 502.36 A$
(551.50 NZ$)
483.15 A$
(530.41 NZ$)
     -3.83 %
Salaries And Financing
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,823.24 A$
(6,392.88 NZ$)
3,878.05 A$
(4,257.40 NZ$)
     -33.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.13 4.12      +31.52 %
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