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Paris vs Wellington
Par vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Par
Outside city centre
Wlg
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Par
Outside city centre
Wlg
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Par
Outside city centre
Wlg
Par

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Wellington
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Par

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
Paris

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Par
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Par
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Par

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Par

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth