Cost of Living in Christchurch

Summary about cost of living in Christchurch, New Zealand:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.10 $ 8.46-24.67
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.50 $ 42.30-84.60
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.46 $ 8.46-10.57
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.05 $ 6.34-8.46
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.05 $ 7.05-8.46
Cappuccino (regular) 3.48 $ 2.82-4.23
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 $ 1.41-2.82
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 $ 1.41-2.82
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.78 $ 4.67-8.01
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.53 $ 1.09-2.24
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.04 $ 0.96-1.60
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.83 $ 2.47-5.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.38 $ 2.88-3.84
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.27 $ 3.20-4.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.25 $ 4.16-7.99
Apples (1 lb) 1.24 $ 0.64-1.60
Banana (1 lb) 1.04 $ 0.80-1.28
Oranges (1 lb) 1.43 $ 0.80-2.24
Tomato (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.64-1.92
Potato (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.64-1.60
Onion (1 lb) 0.83 $ 0.64-1.28
Lettuce (1 head) 2.09 $ 1.76-2.82
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.13 $ 0.63-1.76
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.57 $ 7.05-14.10
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.64 $ 1.87-6.34
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 $ 1.55-7.05
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 23.62 $ 21.15-28.20
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.26 $ 1.87-3.52
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 78.93 $ 56.40-95.02
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.11 $ 2.04-2.11
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.52 $ 2.27-3.63
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 54.99 $ 21.15-54.99
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.59 $ 4.75-6.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,847.00 $ 24,674.56-31,724.43
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,127.21 $ 21,142.57-24,674.56
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 126.36 $ 74.90-211.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 $ 0.17-0.31
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.83 $ 48.64-70.50
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.55 $ 22.56-105.75
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.57 $ 7.05-14.10
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.24 $ 9.87-14.10
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 793.82 $ 563.99-1,057.48
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,177.85 $ 4,229.92-14,099.75
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.53 $ 49.35-105.75
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.12 $ 21.15-84.60
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 109.07 $ 66.97-141.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.24 $ 88.12-176.25
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,032.81 $ 845.98-1,409.97
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 806.33 $ 634.49-881.23
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,863.18 $ 1,691.97-2,467.46
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,409.97 $ 1,268.98-1,762.47
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 334.84 $ 229.23-523.96
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 215.04 $ 196.48-294.73
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,041.89 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.93 2.99-5.00

Prices in Christchurch

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Last update: June 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.