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Auckland vs Canberra
Akl vs Cbr

Average net salary (After tax)

Canberra
Auckland

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Akl
Outside city centre
Cbr
Akl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Akl
Outside city centre
Cbr
Akl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cbr
Akl
Outside city centre
Cbr
Akl

Mortgage rates

Canberra
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Canberra
Auckland

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cbr
Akl

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Cbr
Akl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cbr
Akl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cbr
Akl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Canberra
Auckland

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cbr
Akl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Cbr
Akl
White bread 500g
Cbr
Akl
Eggs 12
Cbr
Akl
White rice 1kg
Cbr
Akl

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Canberra
Auckland

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Cbr
Akl
Beef round 1kg
Cbr
Akl
Local cheese 1kg
Cbr
Akl

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cbr
Akl
Lettuce 1 head
Cbr
Akl
Tomatoes 1kg
Cbr
Akl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cbr
Akl
Oranges 1 head
Cbr
Akl
Bananas 1kg
Cbr
Akl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Canberra
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 17.14% higher than in Auckland

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cbr
Akl
Market 0.5L bottle
Cbr
Akl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Akl
Market 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Akl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Canberra
5
Auckland

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cbr
Akl

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Cbr
Akl

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Cbr
Akl
1 pair men's leather shoes
Cbr
Akl

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Canberra
$15.33
Auckland
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth