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Auckland vs Toronto
Akl vs Tor

Average net salary (After tax)

Toronto
Auckland

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Akl
Outside city centre
Tor
Akl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Akl
Outside city centre
Tor
Akl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tor
Akl
Outside city centre
Tor
Akl

Mortgage rates

Toronto
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Toronto
Auckland

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tor
Akl

Mobile phone data

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

Tor
Akl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tor
Akl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tor
Akl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Toronto
Auckland

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tor
Akl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Toronto
Auckland

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tor
Akl
Lettuce 1 head
Tor
Akl
Tomatoes 1kg
Tor
Akl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tor
Akl
Oranges 1 head
Tor
Akl
Bananas 1kg
Tor
Akl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Toronto
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 17.14% higher than in Auckland

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tor
Akl
Market 0.5L bottle
Tor
Akl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tor
Akl
Market 0.33L bottle
Tor
Akl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Toronto
5
Auckland

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tor
Akl

Summer dress

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

Tor
Akl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Toronto
$15.33
Auckland
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth