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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and New Zealand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 0.75% higher than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 2.99% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 11.18% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 2.57% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 1.56% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 17.94% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(19.00 NZ$)
17.05 A$
(18.00 NZ$)
     -5.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(84.44 NZ$)
80.53 A$
(85.00 NZ$)
     +0.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.66 A$
(11.25 NZ$)
10.42 A$
(11.00 NZ$)
     -2.19 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 A$
(7.92 NZ$)
7.58 A$
(8.00 NZ$)
     +1.06 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$
(8.44 NZ$)
7.58 A$
(8.00 NZ$)
     -5.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.33 A$
(4.57 NZ$)
4.22 A$
(4.45 NZ$)
     -2.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 A$
(3.41 NZ$)
2.94 A$
(3.10 NZ$)
     -9.14 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 A$
(2.84 NZ$)
2.46 A$
(2.60 NZ$)
     -8.45 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.48 A$
(5.78 NZ$)
9.64 A$
(10.18 NZ$)
     +75.96 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.28 A$
(2.40 NZ$)
1.88 A$
(1.99 NZ$)
     -17.19 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 A$
(1.24 NZ$)
1.17 A$
(1.23 NZ$)
     -0.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.21 A$
(4.45 NZ$)
4.49 A$
(4.74 NZ$)
     +6.54 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.97 A$
(4.19 NZ$)
4.12 A$
(4.35 NZ$)
     +3.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.63 A$
(4.89 NZ$)
5.35 A$
(5.65 NZ$)
     +15.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.89 A$
(7.27 NZ$)
7.19 A$
(7.59 NZ$)
     +4.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.83 A$
(1.93 NZ$)
1.55 A$
(1.63 NZ$)
     -15.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.45 A$
(1.53 NZ$)
1.26 A$
(1.33 NZ$)
     -12.83 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.65 A$
(1.74 NZ$)
1.63 A$
(1.72 NZ$)
     -1.51 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 A$
(2.34 NZ$)
2.24 A$
(2.37 NZ$)
     +1.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 A$
(1.50 NZ$)
1.30 A$
(1.37 NZ$)
     -8.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.13 A$
(1.19 NZ$)
1.10 A$
(1.16 NZ$)
     -2.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.53 A$
(2.67 NZ$)
2.65 A$
(2.80 NZ$)
     +4.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 A$
(1.93 NZ$)
1.75 A$
(1.85 NZ$)
     -3.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(15.83 NZ$)
14.21 A$
(15.00 NZ$)
     -5.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.43 A$
(4.68 NZ$)
4.48 A$
(4.73 NZ$)
     +1.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.51 A$
(5.82 NZ$)
4.75 A$
(5.01 NZ$)
     -13.84 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 28.00 A$
(29.55 NZ$)
25.11 A$
(26.50 NZ$)
     -10.33 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(4.22 NZ$)
3.32 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -17.10 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 145.00 A$
(153.04 NZ$)
142.12 A$
(150.00 NZ$)
     -1.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$
(4.43 NZ$)
3.32 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -21.04 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 A$
(3.40 NZ$)
4.50 A$
(4.75 NZ$)
     +39.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$
(51.93 NZ$)
56.85 A$
(60.00 NZ$)
     +15.54 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.57 A$
(5.88 NZ$)
7.86 A$
(8.29 NZ$)
     +41.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(26,386.11 NZ$)
32,213.92 A$
(34,000.00 NZ$)
     +28.86 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,636.36 A$
(24,946.86 NZ$)
28,030.42 A$
(29,584.55 NZ$)
     +18.59 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.23 A$
(211.33 NZ$)
166.80 A$
(176.05 NZ$)
     -16.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 A$
(0.21 NZ$)
0.42 A$
(0.45 NZ$)
     +111.49 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.53 A$
(77.60 NZ$)
79.69 A$
(84.10 NZ$)
     +8.38 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.61 A$
(65.03 NZ$)
57.45 A$
(60.64 NZ$)
     -6.75 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.53 A$
(20.62 NZ$)
14.39 A$
(15.19 NZ$)
     -26.31 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(19.00 NZ$)
14.21 A$
(15.00 NZ$)
     -21.04 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,644.93 A$
(1,736.13 NZ$)
924.49 A$
(975.74 NZ$)
     -43.80 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,573.81 A$
(20,659.07 NZ$)
18,515.76 A$
(19,542.35 NZ$)
     -5.41 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.23 A$
(103.68 NZ$)
100.32 A$
(105.88 NZ$)
     +2.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.32 A$
(65.78 NZ$)
55.47 A$
(58.54 NZ$)
     -11.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 133.15 A$
(140.53 NZ$)
131.67 A$
(138.97 NZ$)
     -1.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 138.89 A$
(146.59 NZ$)
151.05 A$
(159.42 NZ$)
     +8.75 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,678.59 A$
(1,771.66 NZ$)
1,390.36 A$
(1,467.45 NZ$)
     -17.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,281.26 A$
(1,352.30 NZ$)
1,147.32 A$
(1,210.93 NZ$)
     -10.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,708.70 A$
(2,858.89 NZ$)
2,279.95 A$
(2,406.36 NZ$)
     -15.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,874.15 A$
(1,978.06 NZ$)
1,879.20 A$
(1,983.39 NZ$)
     +0.27 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 694.38 A$
(732.88 NZ$)
604.03 A$
(637.52 NZ$)
     -13.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 489.21 A$
(516.33 NZ$)
449.31 A$
(474.22 NZ$)
     -8.16 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,245.32 A$
(4,480.70 NZ$)
3,379.54 A$
(3,566.92 NZ$)
     -20.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.46 4.86      +9.01 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
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