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Auckland vs London
Akl vs Lon

Average net salary (After tax)

London
Auckland

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lon
Akl
Outside city centre
Lon
Akl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lon
Akl
Outside city centre
Lon
Akl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lon
Akl
Outside city centre
Lon
Akl

Mortgage rates

London
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

London
Auckland

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lon
Akl

Mobile phone data

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

Lon
Akl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lon
Akl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lon
Akl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

London
Auckland

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lon
Akl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

London
Auckland

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lon
Akl
Lettuce 1 head
Lon
Akl
Tomatoes 1kg
Lon
Akl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lon
Akl
Oranges 1 head
Lon
Akl
Bananas 1kg
Lon
Akl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

London
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in London are 17.14% higher than in Auckland

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lon
Akl
Market 0.5L bottle
Lon
Akl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lon
Akl
Market 0.33L bottle
Lon
Akl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

London
5
Auckland

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lon
Akl

Summer dress

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

Lon
Akl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

London
$15.33
Auckland
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lon $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lon $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth