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Wellington vs Los Angeles
Wlg vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Wlg
Outside city centre
Lax
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Wlg
Outside city centre
Lax
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Wlg
Outside city centre
Lax
Wlg

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Wellington

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Wlg
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Wlg
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Wlg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Wlg
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Wlg
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Wlg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Wlg
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Wlg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Wlg
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Wlg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Lax
Wlg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth