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Auckland vs Gold Coast
Akl vs Glc

Average net salary (After tax)

Gold Coast
Auckland

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Akl
Outside city centre
Glc
Akl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Akl
Outside city centre
Glc
Akl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Glc
Akl
Outside city centre
Glc
Akl

Mortgage rates

Gold Coast
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Gold Coast
Auckland

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Glc
Akl

Mobile phone data

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

Glc
Akl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Glc
Akl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Glc
Akl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Gold Coast
Auckland

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Glc
Akl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Gold Coast
Auckland

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Glc
Akl
Lettuce 1 head
Glc
Akl
Tomatoes 1kg
Glc
Akl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Glc
Akl
Oranges 1 head
Glc
Akl
Bananas 1kg
Glc
Akl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Gold Coast
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Gold Coast are 17.14% higher than in Auckland

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Glc
Akl
Market 0.5L bottle
Glc
Akl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Glc
Akl
Market 0.33L bottle
Glc
Akl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Gold Coast
5
Auckland

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Glc
Akl

Summer dress

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

Glc
Akl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Gold Coast
$15.33
Auckland
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth