Cost of Living in Christchurch

Summary of cost of living in Christchurch, New Zealand:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 23.50 NZ$ 15.00-40.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 125.00 NZ$ 100.00-165.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.50 NZ$ 14.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 11.00 NZ$ 9.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.50 NZ$ 8.00-14.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.44 NZ$ 4.50-6.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.87 NZ$ 2.99-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.60 NZ$ 2.00-4.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.06 NZ$ 7.57-18.17
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.02 NZ$ 1.59-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 NZ$ 0.90-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.69 NZ$ 7.20-14.51
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.70 NZ$ 4.54-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.84 NZ$ 3.18-9.07
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.19 NZ$ 7.26-13.61
Apples (1 lb) 2.16 NZ$ 1.36-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 1.77 NZ$ 1.59-3.26
Oranges (1 lb) 2.33 NZ$ 1.36-3.17
Tomato (1 lb) 4.06 NZ$ 2.26-6.35
Potato (1 lb) 1.51 NZ$ 0.91-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.55 NZ$ 0.91-3.18
Lettuce (1 head) 4.96 NZ$ 3.59-7.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.06 NZ$ 0.95-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 NZ$ 12.00-24.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.68 NZ$ 2.50-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.06 NZ$ 3.00-10.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 38.50 NZ$ 35.00-40.90
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 NZ$ 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 74.00 NZ$ 56.52-115.22
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 NZ$ 3.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 NZ$ 3.22-5.63
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 NZ$ 30.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 10.28 NZ$ 9.08-10.98
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,000.00 NZ$ 35,000.00-45,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,748.75 NZ$ 30,000.00-38,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 186.66 NZ$ 110.00-250.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 58.33 NZ$ 22.00-80.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.07 NZ$ 60.00-95.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.31 NZ$ 40.00-80.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.75 NZ$ 10.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 NZ$ 15.00-22.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,062.50 NZ$ 500.00-2,340.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,010.00 NZ$ 11,040.00-24,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 129.27 NZ$ 80.00-199.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.08 NZ$ 30.00-100.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 140.60 NZ$ 89.99-220.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 229.90 NZ$ 120.00-400.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,188.22 NZ$ 1,560.00-3,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,965.71 NZ$ 1,400.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,250.00 NZ$ 2,700.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,400.00 NZ$ 2,000.00-2,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 496.76 NZ$ 221.89-665.92
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 418.06 NZ$ 232.26-557.41
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,665.18 NZ$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.81 6.59-7.00

Prices in Christchurch

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Last update: May 2024
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