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Shanghai vs Auckland
Sha vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
Shanghai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Sha
Outside city centre
Akl
Sha

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Sha
Outside city centre
Akl
Sha

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Sha
Outside city centre
Akl
Sha

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Auckland
Shanghai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Sha

Mobile phone data

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

Akl
Sha

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Sha

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Sha

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
Shanghai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Sha
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
Shanghai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Akl
Sha
Lettuce 1 head
Akl
Sha
Tomatoes 1kg
Akl
Sha

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Akl
Sha
Oranges 1 head
Akl
Sha
Bananas 1kg
Akl
Sha

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in Shanghai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Akl
Sha
Market 0.5L bottle
Akl
Sha

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Akl
Sha
Market 0.33L bottle
Akl
Sha

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
Shanghai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Sha

Summer dress

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

Akl
Sha

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
Shanghai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth