Cost of Living Comparison

AUD
COMPARED TO
NZD
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Christmas Island, you would:
local_dining

pay (unknown) more for restaurants

  Christmas Island New Zealand help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant ?? $11.07
NZ$15.12
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
?? $7.00
NZ$9.56
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) ?? $1.91
NZ$2.60
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) ?? $1.58
NZ$2.15

Christmas Island vs. New Zealand - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  Christmas Island New Zealand help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
?? $1.32
NZ$1.80
Local cheese (8 oz) ?? $3.10
NZ$4.24
Milk (1 gallon) ?? $5.79
NZ$7.91
Eggs
1 dozen
?? $3.02
NZ$4.12
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) ?? $3.56
NZ$4.86
Apples (1 lb) ?? $1.03
NZ$1.40
Bananas (1 lb) ?? $0.79
NZ$1.08
Oranges (1 lb) ?? $1.07
NZ$1.45
Tomatoes (1 lb) ?? $1.34
NZ$1.83
Potatoes (1 lb) ?? $0.87
NZ$1.18
Onions (1 lb) ?? $0.75
NZ$1.02

Christmas Island vs. New Zealand - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay (unknown) more for transportation

  Christmas Island New Zealand help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) ?? $4.87
NZ$6.65
Monthly public transit pass ?? $87.20
NZ$119.04
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $19,083.71
NZ$26,051.25
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) ?? $17.00
NZ$23.20

Christmas Island vs. New Zealand - Cost of transportation
home

pay (unknown) more for housing

  Christmas Island New Zealand help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
?? $50.14
NZ$68.45
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area ?? $766.68
NZ$1,046.60
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center ?? $607.06
NZ$828.69
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
?? $81.49
NZ$111.24

Christmas Island vs. New Zealand - Cost of housing
child_care

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  Christmas Island New Zealand help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly ?? $596.39
NZ$814.13
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? $7,586.99
NZ$10,357.04

Christmas Island vs. New Zealand - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports

  Christmas Island New Zealand help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) ?? $5.16
NZ$7.04
Cappuccino in mid-range area ?? $2.71
NZ$3.69
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
?? $17.41
NZ$23.76
Monthly membership at local gym ?? $33.77
NZ$46.10
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $9.19
NZ$12.54

Christmas Island vs. New Zealand - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  Christmas Island New Zealand help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $63.03
NZ$86.04
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
?? $34.17
NZ$46.65
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
?? $83.82
NZ$114.42
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $92.45
NZ$126.20

Christmas Island vs. New Zealand - Cost of clothing
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