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Wellington vs Canberra
Wlg vs Cbr

Average net salary (After tax)

Canberra
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Wlg
Outside city centre
Cbr
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Wlg
Outside city centre
Cbr
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cbr
Wlg
Outside city centre
Cbr
Wlg

Mortgage rates

Canberra
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Canberra
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cbr
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Cbr
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cbr
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cbr
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Canberra
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cbr
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Canberra
Wellington

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cbr
Wlg
Lettuce 1 head
Cbr
Wlg
Tomatoes 1kg
Cbr
Wlg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cbr
Wlg
Oranges 1 head
Cbr
Wlg
Bananas 1kg
Cbr
Wlg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Canberra
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cbr
Wlg
Market 0.5L bottle
Cbr
Wlg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Wlg
Market 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Wlg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Canberra
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cbr
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Cbr
Wlg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Canberra
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth