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Reykjavik vs Auckland
Rkv vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
Reykjavik

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Rkv
Outside city centre
Akl
Rkv

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Rkv
Outside city centre
Akl
Rkv

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Rkv
Outside city centre
Akl
Rkv

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Auckland
Reykjavik

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Rkv

Mobile phone data

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

Akl
Rkv

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Rkv

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Rkv

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
Reykjavik

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Rkv
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
Reykjavik

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Akl
Rkv
Lettuce 1 head
Akl
Rkv
Tomatoes 1kg
Akl
Rkv

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Akl
Rkv
Oranges 1 head
Akl
Rkv
Bananas 1kg
Akl
Rkv

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in Reykjavik

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Akl
Rkv
Market 0.5L bottle
Akl
Rkv

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Akl
Rkv
Market 0.33L bottle
Akl
Rkv

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
Reykjavik

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Rkv

Summer dress

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

Akl
Rkv

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
Reykjavik
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth