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Reykjavik vs Wellington
Rkv vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
Reykjavik

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Rkv
Outside city centre
Wlg
Rkv

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Rkv
Outside city centre
Wlg
Rkv

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Rkv
Outside city centre
Wlg
Rkv

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Wellington
Reykjavik

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Rkv

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Rkv

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Rkv

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Rkv

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
Reykjavik

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Rkv
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
Reykjavik

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Rkv
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Rkv
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Rkv

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Rkv
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Rkv
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Rkv

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in Reykjavik

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Rkv
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Rkv

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Rkv
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Rkv

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
Reykjavik

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Rkv

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Rkv

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
Reykjavik
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth