Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and New Zealand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in New Zealand are 4.77% lower than in Australia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New Zealand are 5.14% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 6.04% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 2.15% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 7.00% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 17.71% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(21.45 NZ$)
18.60 A$
(19.95 NZ$)
     -7.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 A$
(96.50 NZ$)
93.26 A$
(100.00 NZ$)
     +3.62 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(12.87 NZ$)
11.19 A$
(12.00 NZ$)
     -6.74 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(8.58 NZ$)
8.39 A$
(9.00 NZ$)
     +4.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(9.65 NZ$)
8.39 A$
(9.00 NZ$)
     -6.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.51 A$
(4.84 NZ$)
4.44 A$
(4.76 NZ$)
     -1.50 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 A$
(3.57 NZ$)
3.12 A$
(3.34 NZ$)
     -6.36 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 A$
(3.00 NZ$)
2.78 A$
(2.98 NZ$)
     -0.77 %
Markets
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.24 A$
(6.69 NZ$)
9.30 A$
(9.97 NZ$)
     +49.05 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.56 A$
(2.75 NZ$)
2.14 A$
(2.29 NZ$)
     -16.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 A$
(1.32 NZ$)
1.27 A$
(1.36 NZ$)
     +3.28 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.72 A$
(5.06 NZ$)
5.06 A$
(5.43 NZ$)
     +7.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.86 A$
(5.21 NZ$)
4.55 A$
(4.88 NZ$)
     -6.35 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.95 A$
(5.31 NZ$)
5.54 A$
(5.94 NZ$)
     +11.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.14 A$
(8.73 NZ$)
8.33 A$
(8.93 NZ$)
     +2.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.07 A$
(2.22 NZ$)
1.58 A$
(1.70 NZ$)
     -23.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.52 A$
(1.63 NZ$)
1.28 A$
(1.37 NZ$)
     -16.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.70 A$
(1.83 NZ$)
1.64 A$
(1.76 NZ$)
     -3.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.31 A$
(2.47 NZ$)
2.29 A$
(2.45 NZ$)
     -0.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.49 A$
(1.59 NZ$)
1.27 A$
(1.36 NZ$)
     -14.82 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 A$
(1.28 NZ$)
1.06 A$
(1.14 NZ$)
     -11.40 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.71 A$
(2.90 NZ$)
2.68 A$
(2.87 NZ$)
     -1.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 A$
(2.46 NZ$)
1.54 A$
(1.65 NZ$)
     -32.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(16.08 NZ$)
13.99 A$
(15.00 NZ$)
     -6.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.37 A$
(5.76 NZ$)
4.11 A$
(4.41 NZ$)
     -23.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.83 A$
(6.25 NZ$)
4.23 A$
(4.53 NZ$)
     -27.46 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 A$
(37.53 NZ$)
30.31 A$
(32.50 NZ$)
     -13.40 %
Transportation
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(4.72 NZ$)
3.26 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -25.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(160.84 NZ$)
151.55 A$
(162.50 NZ$)
     +1.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$
(4.50 NZ$)
3.26 A$
(3.50 NZ$)
     -22.28 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.32 A$
(3.55 NZ$)
4.50 A$
(4.83 NZ$)
     +35.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(53.61 NZ$)
55.96 A$
(60.00 NZ$)
     +11.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.35 A$
(5.73 NZ$)
7.51 A$
(8.06 NZ$)
     +40.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,990.00 A$
(30,012.81 NZ$)
32,641.06 A$
(35,000.00 NZ$)
     +16.62 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,436.28 A$
(27,274.54 NZ$)
29,091.05 A$
(31,193.44 NZ$)
     +14.37 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 220.73 A$
(236.68 NZ$)
171.13 A$
(183.49 NZ$)
     -22.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 A$
(0.44 NZ$)
0.36 A$
(0.39 NZ$)
     -12.51 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 75.21 A$
(80.64 NZ$)
76.36 A$
(81.87 NZ$)
     +1.53 %
Sports And Leisure
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.31 A$
(70.03 NZ$)
55.14 A$
(59.13 NZ$)
     -15.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.96 A$
(22.48 NZ$)
17.68 A$
(18.96 NZ$)
     -15.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(19.30 NZ$)
14.92 A$
(16.00 NZ$)
     -17.10 %
Childcare
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,904.46 A$
(2,042.10 NZ$)
1,026.96 A$
(1,101.18 NZ$)
     -46.08 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,918.58 A$
(18,141.26 NZ$)
15,562.79 A$
(16,687.50 NZ$)
     -8.01 %
Clothing And Shoes
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.79 A$
(105.93 NZ$)
103.41 A$
(110.89 NZ$)
     +4.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.43 A$
(64.80 NZ$)
54.76 A$
(58.72 NZ$)
     -9.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 134.99 A$
(144.74 NZ$)
133.25 A$
(142.88 NZ$)
     -1.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 141.03 A$
(151.22 NZ$)
164.40 A$
(176.28 NZ$)
     +16.58 %
Rent Per Month
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,643.59 A$
(1,762.37 NZ$)
1,502.88 A$
(1,611.49 NZ$)
     -8.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,253.48 A$
(1,344.06 NZ$)
1,180.64 A$
(1,265.97 NZ$)
     -5.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,774.12 A$
(2,974.61 NZ$)
2,464.13 A$
(2,642.21 NZ$)
     -11.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,915.92 A$
(2,054.38 NZ$)
1,980.96 A$
(2,124.12 NZ$)
     +3.39 %
Buy Apartment Price
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 761.22 A$
(816.24 NZ$)
629.03 A$
(674.49 NZ$)
     -17.37 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 558.41 A$
(598.77 NZ$)
479.62 A$
(514.28 NZ$)
     -14.11 %
Salaries And Financing
Australia Edit New Zealand Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,838.85 A$
(5,188.55 NZ$)
3,777.34 A$
(4,050.32 NZ$)
     -21.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.76 4.22      +12.20 %
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