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St Petersberg vs Auckland
Spg vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
St Petersberg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Spg
Outside city centre
Akl
Spg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Spg
Outside city centre
Akl
Spg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Spg
Outside city centre
Akl
Spg

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Auckland
St Petersberg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Spg

Mobile phone data

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

Akl
Spg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Spg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Spg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
St Petersberg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Spg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
St Petersberg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Akl
Spg
Lettuce 1 head
Akl
Spg
Tomatoes 1kg
Akl
Spg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Akl
Spg
Oranges 1 head
Akl
Spg
Bananas 1kg
Akl
Spg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in St Petersberg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Akl
Spg
Market 0.5L bottle
Akl
Spg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Akl
Spg
Market 0.33L bottle
Akl
Spg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
St Petersberg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Spg

Summer dress

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

Akl
Spg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
St Petersberg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth