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New York vs Wellington
Nyc vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
New York

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Nyc
Outside city centre
Wlg
Nyc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Nyc
Outside city centre
Wlg
Nyc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Nyc
Outside city centre
Wlg
Nyc

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
New York
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Wellington
New York

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Nyc

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Nyc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Nyc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Nyc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
New York

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Nyc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Wlg
Nyc
White bread 500g
Wlg
Nyc
Eggs 12
Wlg
Nyc
White rice 1kg
Wlg
Nyc

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
New York

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Wlg
Nyc
Beef round 1kg
Wlg
Nyc
Local cheese 1kg
Wlg
Nyc

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Nyc
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Nyc
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Nyc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Nyc
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Nyc
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Nyc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
New York
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in New York

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Nyc
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Nyc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Nyc
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Nyc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
New York

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Nyc

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Nyc

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Wlg
Nyc
1 pair men's leather shoes
Wlg
Nyc

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
New York
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth