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Wellington vs San Francisco
Wlg vs Sfo

Average net salary (After tax)

San Francisco
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Wlg
Outside city centre
Sfo
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Wlg
Outside city centre
Sfo
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sfo
Wlg
Outside city centre
Sfo
Wlg

Mortgage rates

San Francisco
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

San Francisco
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sfo
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Sfo
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sfo
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sfo
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

San Francisco
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sfo
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

San Francisco
Wellington

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sfo
Wlg
Lettuce 1 head
Sfo
Wlg
Tomatoes 1kg
Sfo
Wlg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sfo
Wlg
Oranges 1 head
Sfo
Wlg
Bananas 1kg
Sfo
Wlg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

San Francisco
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in San Francisco are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sfo
Wlg
Market 0.5L bottle
Sfo
Wlg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Wlg
Market 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Wlg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

San Francisco
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sfo
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Sfo
Wlg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

San Francisco
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth