Cost of Living in Christchurch

Summary about cost of living in Christchurch, New Zealand:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.59 $ 6.92-15.74
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.94 $ 37.76-94.41
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.13 $ 7.55-10.07
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.66 $ 3.15-7.55
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.29 $ 5.04-8.18
Cappuccino (regular) 3.41 $ 2.52-6.29
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.19 $ 1.89-2.52
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 $ 1.26-2.52
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.70 $ 5.36-8.34
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.30 $ 0.69-2.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 $ 0.60-1.14
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.92 $ 2.26-5.59
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.82 $ 2.85-5.71
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.00 $ 2.85-5.71
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.70 $ 4.28-9.71
Apples (1 lb) 1.23 $ 0.85-1.43
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.83-1.43
Oranges (1 lb) 1.37 $ 1.00-1.94
Tomato (1 lb) 1.30 $ 0.57-2.71
Potato (1 lb) 0.83 $ 0.57-1.14
Onion (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.57-0.86
Lettuce (1 head) 2.68 $ 1.89-3.15
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 $ 0.56-1.38
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.44 $ 8.18-12.59
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 $ 1.51-5.04
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.16 $ 1.38-6.29
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.31 $ 18.88-25.18
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.76 $ 1.51-2.64
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.52 $ 50.35-72.52
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.89 $ 1.83-3.15
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.14 $ 2.03-3.24
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.09 $ 18.88-49.09
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.64 $ 6.19-7.15
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,176.20 $ 22,029.18-28,323.23
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,594.83 $ 18,882.15-23,917.39
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 108.16 $ 62.94-170.23
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 $ 0.05-0.28
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.59 $ 43.43-56.65
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.19 $ 12.59-68.19
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.19 $ 9.44-15.74
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.96 $ 9.44-12.59
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 747.94 $ 503.52-944.11
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,126.37 $ 7,552.86-12,588.10
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.95 $ 37.76-122.73
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.65 $ 22.03-81.82
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.31 $ 69.23-125.88
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 120.30 $ 94.41-188.82
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,019.64 $ 755.29-1,258.81
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 917.36 $ 755.29-1,132.93
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,555.53 $ 1,258.81-1,762.33
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,392.56 $ 1,132.93-1,573.51
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 327.03 $ 233.89-380.08
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 196.86 $ 175.42-233.89
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,908.86 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.52 2.50-4.55

Prices in Christchurch

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Last update: June 2022
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1 Comments so far
Anju bisht on Mar 18, 2020:
Hi.i have a quary regarding a small budget house in chch.my son is n.z. citizen and works fory hours a week.he is just 18 years old so he gets minimum wages at present i just want to know is he illigible to buy a small apartment or a house in chch.i am his mother I will help him financially how much money he needs to pay in starting .plz suggest us.thanku.