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Auckland vs Caracas
Akl vs Car

Average net salary (After tax)

Caracas
Auckland

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Car
Akl
Outside city centre
Car
Akl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Car
Akl
Outside city centre
Car
Akl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Car
Akl
Outside city centre
Car
Akl

Mortgage rates

Caracas
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Caracas
Auckland

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Car
Akl

Mobile phone data

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

Car
Akl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Car
Akl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Car
Akl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Caracas
Auckland

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Car
Akl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Caracas
Auckland

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Car
Akl
Lettuce 1 head
Car
Akl
Tomatoes 1kg
Car
Akl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Car
Akl
Oranges 1 head
Car
Akl
Bananas 1kg
Car
Akl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Caracas
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Caracas are 17.14% higher than in Auckland

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Car
Akl
Market 0.5L bottle
Car
Akl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Car
Akl
Market 0.33L bottle
Car
Akl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Caracas
5
Auckland

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Car
Akl

Summer dress

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

Car
Akl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Caracas
$15.33
Auckland
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Car $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Car $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth