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San Francisco vs Auckland
Sfo vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
San Francisco

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Sfo
Outside city centre
Akl
Sfo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Sfo
Outside city centre
Akl
Sfo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Sfo
Outside city centre
Akl
Sfo

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
San Francisco
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Auckland
San Francisco

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Sfo

Mobile phone data

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

Akl
Sfo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Sfo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Sfo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
San Francisco

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Sfo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
San Francisco

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Akl
Sfo
Lettuce 1 head
Akl
Sfo
Tomatoes 1kg
Akl
Sfo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Akl
Sfo
Oranges 1 head
Akl
Sfo
Bananas 1kg
Akl
Sfo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
San Francisco
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in San Francisco

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Akl
Sfo
Market 0.5L bottle
Akl
Sfo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Akl
Sfo
Market 0.33L bottle
Akl
Sfo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
San Francisco

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Sfo

Summer dress

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

Akl
Sfo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
San Francisco
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Sfo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Sfo $4,070.74/mth