Cost of Living in Christchurch

Summary about cost of living in Christchurch, New Zealand:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.33 $ 10.75-25.08
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.24 $ 64.49-107.49
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.32 $ 8.60-10.75
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.17 $ 6.45-7.52
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.17 $ 7.17-8.60
Cappuccino (regular) 3.45 $ 3.22-4.30
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 $ 1.43-2.87
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $ 1.43-2.87
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.96 $ 4.75-8.82
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 $ 1.11-2.28
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.14 $ 0.98-1.63
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.97 $ 2.51-5.73
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.44 $ 2.93-3.90
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.33 $ 3.58-4.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.78 $ 4.23-7.48
Apples (1 lb) 1.33 $ 0.65-1.63
Banana (1 lb) 1.09 $ 0.81-1.63
Oranges (1 lb) 1.43 $ 0.81-2.28
Tomato (1 lb) 1.76 $ 0.59-2.28
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 $ 0.65-1.63
Onion (1 lb) 0.93 $ 0.65-1.30
Lettuce (1 head) 2.14 $ 1.79-2.87
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.03 $ 0.64-1.79
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.75 $ 6.45-14.33
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.56 $ 1.90-3.58
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.98 $ 1.58-5.73
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.93 $ 21.50-25.73
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.29 $ 1.90-3.58
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.23 $ 53.75-96.59
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.15 $ 2.08-4.30
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.58 $ 2.31-3.69
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.90 $ 21.50-55.90
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.73 $ 4.83-6.40
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,485.05 $ 22,931.36-32,247.22
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,436.90 $ 21,490.98-25,081.17
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.28 $ 76.14-214.98
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 $ 0.17-0.32
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.48 $ 49.45-71.66
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.62 $ 22.93-85.99
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.26 $ 7.17-14.33
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.39 $ 10.03-14.33
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 806.90 $ 573.28-1,074.91
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,312.62 $ 4,299.63-14,332.10
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 88.48 $ 57.33-114.66
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.58 $ 28.66-85.99
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 105.44 $ 57.33-143.32
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.25 $ 71.66-214.98
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,085.66 $ 859.93-1,433.21
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 813.86 $ 644.94-895.76
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,907.96 $ 1,719.85-2,508.12
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,417.29 $ 1,289.89-1,791.51
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 365.33 $ 233.01-532.59
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 210.82 $ 166.44-299.58
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,911.54 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 3.00-5.00

Prices in Christchurch

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Last update: February 2021
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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.