Cost of Living Comparison Between New Zealand and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 6.44% higher than in New Zealand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 6.98% higher than in New Zealand
Rent Prices in Australia are 8.30% higher than in New Zealand
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 2.65% higher than in New Zealand
Groceries Prices in Australia are 9.76% higher than in New Zealand
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 21.73% higher than in New Zealand
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Restaurants
New Zealand Edit Australia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.95 NZ$
(18.51 A$)
21.55 NZ$
(20.00 A$)
     +8.04 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 NZ$
(92.81 A$)
96.97 NZ$
(90.00 A$)
     -3.03 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 NZ$
(11.14 A$)
12.93 NZ$
(12.00 A$)
     +7.74 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 NZ$
(8.35 A$)
8.62 NZ$
(8.00 A$)
     -4.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 NZ$
(8.35 A$)
9.70 NZ$
(9.00 A$)
     +7.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.77 NZ$
(4.43 A$)
4.85 NZ$
(4.50 A$)
     +1.54 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.35 NZ$
(3.11 A$)
3.59 NZ$
(3.33 A$)
     +7.05 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 NZ$
(2.64 A$)
3.05 NZ$
(2.83 A$)
     +7.24 %
Markets
New Zealand Edit Australia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.04 NZ$
(9.32 A$)
6.71 NZ$
(6.23 A$)
     -33.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.29 NZ$
(2.12 A$)
2.73 NZ$
(2.53 A$)
     +19.10 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.36 NZ$
(1.26 A$)
1.33 NZ$
(1.23 A$)
     -2.17 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.40 NZ$
(5.02 A$)
5.10 NZ$
(4.74 A$)
     -5.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.85 NZ$
(4.50 A$)
5.29 NZ$
(4.91 A$)
     +9.10 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.92 NZ$
(5.49 A$)
5.30 NZ$
(4.92 A$)
     -10.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.06 NZ$
(8.41 A$)
8.91 NZ$
(8.27 A$)
     -1.66 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.72 NZ$
(1.60 A$)
2.25 NZ$
(2.09 A$)
     +30.58 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.36 NZ$
(1.26 A$)
1.66 NZ$
(1.54 A$)
     +22.75 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 NZ$
(1.66 A$)
1.82 NZ$
(1.69 A$)
     +1.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.61 NZ$
(1.50 A$)
2.45 NZ$
(2.27 A$)
     +51.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 NZ$
(1.25 A$)
1.59 NZ$
(1.47 A$)
     +18.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.13 NZ$
(1.05 A$)
1.28 NZ$
(1.19 A$)
     +13.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.93 NZ$
(2.72 A$)
2.92 NZ$
(2.71 A$)
     -0.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.61 NZ$
(1.49 A$)
2.47 NZ$
(2.29 A$)
     +53.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 NZ$
(13.92 A$)
16.16 NZ$
(15.00 A$)
     +7.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.25 NZ$
(3.95 A$)
5.77 NZ$
(5.36 A$)
     +35.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.63 NZ$
(4.30 A$)
6.39 NZ$
(5.93 A$)
     +37.94 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.75 NZ$
(30.40 A$)
37.71 NZ$
(35.00 A$)
     +15.14 %
Transportation
New Zealand Edit Australia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 NZ$
(3.25 A$)
4.63 NZ$
(4.30 A$)
     +32.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 NZ$
(139.22 A$)
161.61 NZ$
(150.00 A$)
     +7.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 NZ$
(3.25 A$)
4.53 NZ$
(4.20 A$)
     +29.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 NZ$
(4.48 A$)
3.75 NZ$
(3.48 A$)
     -22.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 NZ$
(55.69 A$)
53.87 NZ$
(50.00 A$)
     -10.21 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.08 NZ$
(7.50 A$)
5.81 NZ$
(5.39 A$)
     -28.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 NZ$
(32,484.99 A$)
30,167.78 NZ$
(28,000.00 A$)
     -13.81 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,199.55 NZ$
(28,957.63 A$)
27,672.70 NZ$
(25,684.21 A$)
     -11.30 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New Zealand Edit Australia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.05 NZ$
(174.54 A$)
238.08 NZ$
(220.97 A$)
     +26.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 NZ$
(0.37 A$)
0.46 NZ$
(0.43 A$)
     +16.34 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 82.36 NZ$
(76.44 A$)
82.17 NZ$
(76.26 A$)
     -0.23 %
Sports And Leisure
New Zealand Edit Australia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60.70 NZ$
(56.34 A$)
70.16 NZ$
(65.12 A$)
     +15.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.10 NZ$
(18.66 A$)
22.12 NZ$
(20.53 A$)
     +10.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 NZ$
(14.85 A$)
19.39 NZ$
(18.00 A$)
     +21.21 %
Childcare
New Zealand Edit Australia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,073.79 NZ$
(996.63 A$)
2,025.66 NZ$
(1,880.10 A$)
     +88.65 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,980.00 NZ$
(14,831.72 A$)
18,374.22 NZ$
(17,053.89 A$)
     +14.98 %
Clothing And Shoes
New Zealand Edit Australia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 109.78 NZ$
(101.89 A$)
106.83 NZ$
(99.15 A$)
     -2.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 59.37 NZ$
(55.10 A$)
65.05 NZ$
(60.37 A$)
     +9.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 142.02 NZ$
(131.82 A$)
146.13 NZ$
(135.62 A$)
     +2.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 175.85 NZ$
(163.21 A$)
151.26 NZ$
(140.39 A$)
     -13.98 %
Rent Per Month
New Zealand Edit Australia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,605.45 NZ$
(1,490.09 A$)
1,769.98 NZ$
(1,642.79 A$)
     +10.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,254.37 NZ$
(1,164.24 A$)
1,365.33 NZ$
(1,267.22 A$)
     +8.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,606.26 NZ$
(2,418.98 A$)
3,014.24 NZ$
(2,797.65 A$)
     +15.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,120.58 NZ$
(1,968.20 A$)
2,075.77 NZ$
(1,926.61 A$)
     -2.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
New Zealand Edit Australia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 666.06 NZ$
(618.20 A$)
818.70 NZ$
(759.87 A$)
     +22.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 488.80 NZ$
(453.68 A$)
584.46 NZ$
(542.46 A$)
     +19.57 %
Salaries And Financing
New Zealand Edit Australia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,004.24 NZ$
(3,716.50 A$)
5,214.19 NZ$
(4,839.51 A$)
     +30.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.09 3.68      -10.09 %
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