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Cost of Living Comparison Between New Zealand and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 5.00% lower than in New Zealand
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 2.77% higher than in New Zealand
Rent Prices in United States are 22.12% higher than in New Zealand
Restaurant Prices in United States are 0.38% lower than in New Zealand
Groceries Prices in United States are 1.19% higher than in New Zealand
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 20.81% higher than in New Zealand
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 NZ$
(12.29 $)
20.51 NZ$
(14.00 $)
     +13.93 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 NZ$
(58.03 $)
73.24 NZ$
(50.00 $)
     -13.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 NZ$
(7.51 $)
10.25 NZ$
(7.00 $)
     -6.78 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 NZ$
(5.46 $)
5.86 NZ$
(4.00 $)
     -26.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 NZ$
(5.80 $)
8.06 NZ$
(5.50 $)
     -5.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.47 NZ$
(3.05 $)
5.88 NZ$
(4.02 $)
     +31.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.10 NZ$
(2.12 $)
2.62 NZ$
(1.79 $)
     -15.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 NZ$
(1.77 $)
2.10 NZ$
(1.43 $)
     -18.81 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.17 NZ$
(6.94 $)
4.59 NZ$
(3.13 $)
     -54.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.96 NZ$
(1.34 $)
3.44 NZ$
(2.35 $)
     +75.34 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.24 NZ$
(0.84 $)
2.61 NZ$
(1.78 $)
     +110.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.72 NZ$
(3.22 $)
3.38 NZ$
(2.31 $)
     -28.44 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.39 NZ$
(3.00 $)
7.06 NZ$
(4.82 $)
     +60.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.66 NZ$
(3.87 $)
5.63 NZ$
(3.84 $)
     -0.57 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.58 NZ$
(5.17 $)
7.61 NZ$
(5.19 $)
     +0.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.64 NZ$
(1.12 $)
2.90 NZ$
(1.98 $)
     +76.26 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.34 NZ$
(0.91 $)
0.99 NZ$
(0.68 $)
     -25.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.72 NZ$
(1.18 $)
2.59 NZ$
(1.77 $)
     +50.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.35 NZ$
(1.60 $)
2.65 NZ$
(1.81 $)
     +12.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.40 NZ$
(0.96 $)
1.64 NZ$
(1.12 $)
     +17.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 NZ$
(0.80 $)
1.64 NZ$
(1.12 $)
     +40.02 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.78 NZ$
(1.90 $)
2.22 NZ$
(1.52 $)
     -20.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.87 NZ$
(1.28 $)
2.59 NZ$
(1.77 $)
     +38.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 NZ$
(10.24 $)
17.58 NZ$
(12.00 $)
     +17.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.74 NZ$
(3.24 $)
2.91 NZ$
(1.99 $)
     -38.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.07 NZ$
(3.46 $)
4.23 NZ$
(2.89 $)
     -16.59 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 26.50 NZ$
(18.09 $)
10.25 NZ$
(7.00 $)
     -61.31 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 NZ$
(2.39 $)
3.30 NZ$
(2.25 $)
     -5.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 NZ$
(102.40 $)
102.54 NZ$
(70.00 $)
     -31.64 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 NZ$
(2.39 $)
4.76 NZ$
(3.25 $)
     +36.02 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.75 NZ$
(3.24 $)
3.96 NZ$
(2.70 $)
     -16.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 NZ$
(40.96 $)
39.55 NZ$
(27.00 $)
     -34.08 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.31 NZ$
(5.67 $)
3.98 NZ$
(2.72 $)
     -52.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,990.00 NZ$
(23,886.80 $)
31,999.12 NZ$
(21,845.00 $)
     -8.55 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,834.49 NZ$
(20,367.26 $)
29,865.71 NZ$
(20,388.57 $)
     +0.10 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 175.30 NZ$
(119.67 $)
219.76 NZ$
(150.02 $)
     +25.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 NZ$
(0.31 $)
0.15 NZ$
(0.10 $)
     -67.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 84.03 NZ$
(57.37 $)
90.57 NZ$
(61.83 $)
     +7.78 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60.71 NZ$
(41.44 $)
53.15 NZ$
(36.28 $)
     -12.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.88 NZ$
(10.16 $)
22.82 NZ$
(15.58 $)
     +53.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 NZ$
(10.24 $)
17.58 NZ$
(12.00 $)
     +17.19 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 973.69 NZ$
(664.71 $)
1,277.29 NZ$
(871.97 $)
     +31.18 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,187.22 NZ$
(13,098.64 $)
25,766.09 NZ$
(17,589.86 $)
     +34.29 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 106.07 NZ$
(72.41 $)
62.79 NZ$
(42.87 $)
     -40.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 57.47 NZ$
(39.23 $)
51.15 NZ$
(34.92 $)
     -11.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 138.26 NZ$
(94.38 $)
108.42 NZ$
(74.01 $)
     -21.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.05 NZ$
(109.94 $)
138.09 NZ$
(94.27 $)
     -14.25 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,473.26 NZ$
(1,005.76 $)
1,839.14 NZ$
(1,255.54 $)
     +24.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,211.94 NZ$
(827.36 $)
1,448.87 NZ$
(989.11 $)
     +19.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,418.60 NZ$
(1,651.12 $)
3,017.45 NZ$
(2,059.94 $)
     +24.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,977.23 NZ$
(1,349.80 $)
2,342.06 NZ$
(1,598.86 $)
     +18.45 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 631.17 NZ$
(430.89 $)
343.67 NZ$
(234.62 $)
     -45.55 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 480.09 NZ$
(327.74 $)
248.92 NZ$
(169.93 $)
     -48.15 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,583.77 NZ$
(2,446.55 $)
4,449.69 NZ$
(3,037.69 $)
     +24.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.86 4.33      -10.99 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
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Currency: NZD