Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and New Zealand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 5.89% lower than in Australia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 6.39% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 7.59% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 2.42% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 8.79% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 17.68% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(21.49 NZ$)
18.56 A$
(19.95 NZ$)
     -7.19 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 A$
(96.71 NZ$)
93.06 A$
(100.00 NZ$)
     +3.40 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(12.89 NZ$)
11.17 A$
(12.00 NZ$)
     -6.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(8.60 NZ$)
8.38 A$
(9.00 NZ$)
     +4.70 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(9.67 NZ$)
8.38 A$
(9.00 NZ$)
     -6.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 A$
(4.83 NZ$)
4.44 A$
(4.77 NZ$)
     -1.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 A$
(3.58 NZ$)
3.12 A$
(3.35 NZ$)
     -6.31 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 A$
(3.04 NZ$)
2.65 A$
(2.85 NZ$)
     -6.51 %
Markets
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.23 A$
(6.69 NZ$)
9.36 A$
(10.06 NZ$)
     +50.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.52 A$
(2.71 NZ$)
2.13 A$
(2.29 NZ$)
     -15.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 A$
(1.32 NZ$)
1.27 A$
(1.36 NZ$)
     +2.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.75 A$
(5.10 NZ$)
5.03 A$
(5.41 NZ$)
     +6.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.94 A$
(5.31 NZ$)
4.52 A$
(4.85 NZ$)
     -8.61 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.92 A$
(5.29 NZ$)
5.51 A$
(5.92 NZ$)
     +11.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.29 A$
(8.91 NZ$)
8.43 A$
(9.06 NZ$)
     +1.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.09 A$
(2.24 NZ$)
1.61 A$
(1.73 NZ$)
     -23.10 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.55 A$
(1.66 NZ$)
1.26 A$
(1.36 NZ$)
     -18.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.69 A$
(1.82 NZ$)
1.67 A$
(1.79 NZ$)
     -1.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 A$
(2.45 NZ$)
1.51 A$
(1.62 NZ$)
     -33.68 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.48 A$
(1.59 NZ$)
1.25 A$
(1.34 NZ$)
     -15.18 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 A$
(1.28 NZ$)
1.05 A$
(1.13 NZ$)
     -11.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.71 A$
(2.91 NZ$)
2.72 A$
(2.93 NZ$)
     +0.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.30 A$
(2.47 NZ$)
1.50 A$
(1.61 NZ$)
     -34.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(16.12 NZ$)
13.96 A$
(15.00 NZ$)
     -6.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.35 A$
(5.75 NZ$)
3.96 A$
(4.26 NZ$)
     -25.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.91 A$
(6.35 NZ$)
4.31 A$
(4.63 NZ$)
     -27.01 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 A$
(37.61 NZ$)
30.48 A$
(32.75 NZ$)
     -12.92 %
Transportation
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.30 A$
(4.62 NZ$)
3.26 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -24.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(161.18 NZ$)
139.60 A$
(150.00 NZ$)
     -6.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$
(4.51 NZ$)
3.26 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -22.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.48 A$
(3.74 NZ$)
4.49 A$
(4.83 NZ$)
     +29.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(53.73 NZ$)
55.84 A$
(60.00 NZ$)
     +11.68 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.39 A$
(5.79 NZ$)
7.51 A$
(8.07 NZ$)
     +39.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$
(30,086.67 NZ$)
32,572.57 A$
(35,000.00 NZ$)
     +16.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,691.81 A$
(27,606.46 NZ$)
29,035.70 A$
(31,199.55 NZ$)
     +13.02 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 221.31 A$
(237.80 NZ$)
175.27 A$
(188.33 NZ$)
     -20.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.43 A$
(0.46 NZ$)
0.37 A$
(0.40 NZ$)
     -12.81 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.28 A$
(81.96 NZ$)
76.63 A$
(82.34 NZ$)
     +0.46 %
Sports And Leisure
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.26 A$
(70.12 NZ$)
56.49 A$
(60.70 NZ$)
     -13.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.53 A$
(22.06 NZ$)
18.71 A$
(20.10 NZ$)
     -8.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(19.34 NZ$)
14.89 A$
(16.00 NZ$)
     -17.28 %
Childcare
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,882.24 A$
(2,022.52 NZ$)
999.32 A$
(1,073.79 NZ$)
     -46.91 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,213.41 A$
(18,496.22 NZ$)
14,871.70 A$
(15,980.00 NZ$)
     -13.60 %
Clothing And Shoes
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.16 A$
(106.55 NZ$)
102.10 A$
(109.70 NZ$)
     +2.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.40 A$
(64.90 NZ$)
55.58 A$
(59.73 NZ$)
     -7.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.59 A$
(145.69 NZ$)
132.17 A$
(142.02 NZ$)
     -2.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.53 A$
(151.00 NZ$)
164.10 A$
(176.33 NZ$)
     +16.77 %
Rent Per Month
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,649.51 A$
(1,772.44 NZ$)
1,494.16 A$
(1,605.51 NZ$)
     -9.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,271.59 A$
(1,366.35 NZ$)
1,167.38 A$
(1,254.37 NZ$)
     -8.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,804.61 A$
(3,013.62 NZ$)
2,437.91 A$
(2,619.59 NZ$)
     -13.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,928.12 A$
(2,071.81 NZ$)
1,973.51 A$
(2,120.58 NZ$)
     +2.35 %
Buy Apartment Price
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 767.08 A$
(824.25 NZ$)
619.93 A$
(666.13 NZ$)
     -19.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 546.64 A$
(587.38 NZ$)
454.90 A$
(488.80 NZ$)
     -16.78 %
Salaries And Financing
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,836.34 A$
(5,196.76 NZ$)
3,726.74 A$
(4,004.47 NZ$)
     -22.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.69 4.09      +10.86 %
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