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Sydney vs Wellington
Syd vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Syd
Outside city centre
Wlg
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Syd
Outside city centre
Wlg
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Syd
Outside city centre
Wlg
Syd

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Wellington
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
Sydney

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Syd
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Syd
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Syd

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Syd
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Syd
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Syd

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in Sydney

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Syd
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Syd

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Syd
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Syd

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Syd

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Syd

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth