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San Francisco vs Wellington
Sfo vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
San Francisco

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Sfo
Outside city centre
Wlg
Sfo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Sfo
Outside city centre
Wlg
Sfo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Sfo
Outside city centre
Wlg
Sfo

Mortgage rates

Wellington
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

Wellington
San Francisco

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Sfo

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Sfo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Sfo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Sfo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
San Francisco

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Sfo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
San Francisco

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Sfo
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Sfo
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Sfo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Sfo
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Sfo
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Sfo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
San Francisco
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Sfo
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Sfo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Sfo
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Sfo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
San Francisco

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Sfo

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Sfo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
San Francisco
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Sfo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Sfo $4,070.74/mth