Cost of Living in Hamilton

Summary of cost of living in Hamilton, New Zealand:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 NZ$ 13.40-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 NZ$ 75.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 NZ$ 14.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 NZ$ 6.00-13.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 NZ$ 8.00-11.16
Cappuccino (regular) 6.64 NZ$ 4.50-13.40
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.68 NZ$ 2.50-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.39 NZ$ 3.00-6.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12.30 NZ$ 9.20-15.14
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 NZ$ 1.81-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.53 NZ$ 0.91-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.94 NZ$ 4.80-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.66 NZ$ 2.27-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.29 NZ$ 2.72-9.98
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.39 NZ$ 3.63-13.61
Apples (1 lb) 2.28 NZ$ 1.81-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 2.42 NZ$ 1.81-3.18
Oranges (1 lb) 2.52 NZ$ 1.36-3.63
Tomato (1 lb) 5.29 NZ$ 4.99-5.44
Potato (1 lb) 1.75 NZ$ 1.13-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.84 NZ$ 1.17-3.18
Lettuce (1 head) 4.48 NZ$ 3.69-5.60
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.86 NZ$ 0.90-3.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 NZ$ 15.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.00 NZ$ 2.58-9.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.79 NZ$ 2.50-9.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 38.00 NZ$ 35.00-45.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 NZ$ 2.00-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 104.35 NZ$ 78.26-215.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 NZ$ 3.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.63 NZ$ 4.83-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 80.00 NZ$ 60.00-80.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 10.78 NZ$ 10.02-11.70
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 39,495.00 NZ$ 38,990.00-50,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,214.00 NZ$ 33,490.00-38,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 189.78 NZ$ 120.00-250.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 65.00 NZ$ 65.00-65.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 93.56 NZ$ 73.00-140.39
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.86 NZ$ 15.00-80.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.67 NZ$ 8.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 NZ$ 17.00-25.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,400.00 NZ$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,666.67 NZ$ 17,000.00-40,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 111.67 NZ$ 70.00-140.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 63.75 NZ$ 40.00-99.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 187.14 NZ$ 120.00-260.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 150.00 NZ$ 50.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,611.50 NZ$ 1,126.00-2,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,576.50 NZ$ 1,040.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,513.00 NZ$ 2,000.00-3,100.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,563.50 NZ$ 2,030.00-3,466.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 745.54 NZ$ 650.32-836.12
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 673.54 NZ$ 603.86-743.22
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,397.11 NZ$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.80 4.80-9.00

Prices in Hamilton

This city had 211 entries in the past 12 months by 22 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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