Cost of Living in Palmerston North

Summary about cost of living in Palmerston North, New Zealand:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 NZ$ 15.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 105.00 NZ$ 90.00-115.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 NZ$ 10.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 NZ$ 5.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 NZ$ 9.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.00 NZ$ 4.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 NZ$ 4.00-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 NZ$ 2.50-3.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.08 NZ$ 7.57-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.09 NZ$ 1.81-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.49 NZ$ 0.77-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.20 NZ$ 4.20-7.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.72 NZ$ 4.54-7.26
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.56 NZ$ 4.54-6.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.53 NZ$ 6.35-13.15
Apples (1 lb) 1.59 NZ$ 0.68-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 1.30 NZ$ 0.91-1.66
Oranges (1 lb) 1.59 NZ$ 1.36-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.50 NZ$ 0.90-2.72
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 NZ$ 0.45-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.12 NZ$ 0.91-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 2.62 NZ$ 2.00-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.33 NZ$ 1.00-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.50 NZ$ 12.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.68 NZ$ 2.73-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.25 NZ$ 3.00-3.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 29.00 NZ$ 25.00-38.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 NZ$ 2.30-8.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 NZ$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 NZ$ 4.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 NZ$ 3.22-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 NZ$ 30.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.04 NZ$ 7.27-8.71
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 NZ$ 18,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 NZ$ 30,000.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 195.86 NZ$ 150.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.39 NZ$ 0.20-0.44
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 82.38 NZ$ 75.00-90.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.33 NZ$ 40.00-75.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 NZ$ 20.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.50 NZ$ 15.00-18.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,200.00 NZ$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.17 NZ$ 65.00-140.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 91.25 NZ$ 20.00-150.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 130.00 NZ$ 80.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 153.33 NZ$ 90.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,083.33 NZ$ 650.00-1,400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 917.39 NZ$ 652.17-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,769.57 NZ$ 1,565.22-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,200.00 NZ$ 600.00-1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 315.87 NZ$ 167.22-464.51
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 255.48 NZ$ 139.35-371.61
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,833.33 NZ$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.73 3.00-4.30

Prices in Palmerston North

This city had 180 entries in the past 12 months by 10 different contributors.
Last update: April 2021
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