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Cost of Living Comparison Between New Zealand and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 2.32% lower than in New Zealand
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 0.47% higher than in New Zealand
Rent Prices in Australia are 7.32% higher than in New Zealand
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 1.13% higher than in New Zealand
Groceries Prices in Australia are 0.47% higher than in New Zealand
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 21.76% higher than in New Zealand
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 NZ$
(17.48 A$)
19.56 NZ$
(19.00 A$)
     +8.68 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 87.23 NZ$
(84.72 A$)
82.37 NZ$
(80.00 A$)
     -5.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.50 NZ$
(11.17 A$)
11.33 NZ$
(11.00 A$)
     -1.51 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 NZ$
(7.77 A$)
8.24 NZ$
(8.00 A$)
     +2.96 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 NZ$
(8.26 A$)
8.24 NZ$
(8.00 A$)
     -3.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 NZ$
(4.35 A$)
4.45 NZ$
(4.33 A$)
     -0.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.09 NZ$
(3.01 A$)
3.37 NZ$
(3.27 A$)
     +8.91 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 NZ$
(2.51 A$)
2.82 NZ$
(2.74 A$)
     +8.93 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.12 NZ$
(9.83 A$)
5.70 NZ$
(5.54 A$)
     -43.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.01 NZ$
(1.95 A$)
2.37 NZ$
(2.30 A$)
     +17.60 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 NZ$
(1.16 A$)
1.22 NZ$
(1.18 A$)
     +1.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.68 NZ$
(4.55 A$)
4.38 NZ$
(4.26 A$)
     -6.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.41 NZ$
(4.28 A$)
4.14 NZ$
(4.02 A$)
     -6.06 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.64 NZ$
(5.47 A$)
4.78 NZ$
(4.64 A$)
     -15.20 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.59 NZ$
(7.37 A$)
7.01 NZ$
(6.81 A$)
     -7.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.63 NZ$
(1.58 A$)
1.91 NZ$
(1.86 A$)
     +17.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.35 NZ$
(1.31 A$)
1.55 NZ$
(1.50 A$)
     +14.78 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.71 NZ$
(1.66 A$)
1.74 NZ$
(1.69 A$)
     +2.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.26 NZ$
(2.20 A$)
2.28 NZ$
(2.21 A$)
     +0.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 NZ$
(1.33 A$)
1.48 NZ$
(1.43 A$)
     +7.71 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.15 NZ$
(1.11 A$)
1.19 NZ$
(1.16 A$)
     +3.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.82 NZ$
(2.74 A$)
2.63 NZ$
(2.55 A$)
     -7.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 NZ$
(1.78 A$)
1.86 NZ$
(1.81 A$)
     +1.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 NZ$
(14.57 A$)
15.44 NZ$
(15.00 A$)
     +2.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.57 NZ$
(4.44 A$)
4.60 NZ$
(4.47 A$)
     +0.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.09 NZ$
(4.95 A$)
5.77 NZ$
(5.61 A$)
     +13.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 27.00 NZ$
(26.22 A$)
29.86 NZ$
(29.00 A$)
     +10.59 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 NZ$
(3.40 A$)
4.12 NZ$
(4.00 A$)
     +17.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 NZ$
(145.68 A$)
150.33 NZ$
(146.00 A$)
     +0.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 NZ$
(3.40 A$)
4.53 NZ$
(4.40 A$)
     +29.44 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.75 NZ$
(4.61 A$)
3.31 NZ$
(3.22 A$)
     -30.19 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 NZ$
(58.27 A$)
50.66 NZ$
(49.20 A$)
     -15.57 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.30 NZ$
(8.06 A$)
5.72 NZ$
(5.56 A$)
     -31.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,990.00 NZ$
(33,982.68 A$)
25,741.05 NZ$
(25,000.00 A$)
     -26.43 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,878.12 NZ$
(29,017.96 A$)
24,529.92 NZ$
(23,823.73 A$)
     -17.90 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 177.70 NZ$
(172.59 A$)
203.78 NZ$
(197.92 A$)
     +14.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.46 NZ$
(0.45 A$)
0.23 NZ$
(0.23 A$)
     -49.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 84.67 NZ$
(82.23 A$)
76.07 NZ$
(73.88 A$)
     -10.16 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60.91 NZ$
(59.16 A$)
65.20 NZ$
(63.33 A$)
     +7.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.28 NZ$
(14.84 A$)
21.00 NZ$
(20.40 A$)
     +37.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 NZ$
(14.57 A$)
18.53 NZ$
(18.00 A$)
     +23.56 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,005.82 NZ$
(976.87 A$)
1,752.31 NZ$
(1,701.86 A$)
     +74.22 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,636.77 NZ$
(18,100.24 A$)
19,268.37 NZ$
(18,713.66 A$)
     +3.39 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.77 NZ$
(102.73 A$)
100.42 NZ$
(97.53 A$)
     -5.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 57.30 NZ$
(55.65 A$)
62.72 NZ$
(60.91 A$)
     +9.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 139.78 NZ$
(135.76 A$)
137.00 NZ$
(133.05 A$)
     -1.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 159.77 NZ$
(155.17 A$)
143.75 NZ$
(139.61 A$)
     -10.03 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,481.87 NZ$
(1,439.20 A$)
1,728.30 NZ$
(1,678.54 A$)
     +16.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,225.23 NZ$
(1,189.96 A$)
1,310.07 NZ$
(1,272.36 A$)
     +6.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,482.83 NZ$
(2,411.35 A$)
2,749.70 NZ$
(2,670.54 A$)
     +10.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,986.34 NZ$
(1,929.16 A$)
1,913.52 NZ$
(1,858.43 A$)
     -3.67 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 637.92 NZ$
(619.55 A$)
727.33 NZ$
(706.39 A$)
     +14.02 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 501.91 NZ$
(487.46 A$)
520.48 NZ$
(505.50 A$)
     +3.70 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,606.44 NZ$
(3,502.62 A$)
4,411.56 NZ$
(4,284.55 A$)
     +22.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.88 4.43      -9.19 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
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Currency: NZD