Spain is 31.9% cheaper than Wellington.

If you lived in Spain instead of Wellington, you would:

pay 22.2% less for restaurants

 
Wellington
Spain
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $12.08
NZ$19.52
$11.33
€11.12
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.90
NZ$14.38
$7.79
€7.64
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.46
NZ$3.97
$1.86
€1.82

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pay 36.3% less for groceries

 
Wellington
Spain
Bread
1 loaf
$2.06
NZ$3.33
$1.05
€1.03
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.69
NZ$7.58
$5.33
€5.23
Milk (1 gallon) $7.40
NZ$11.96
$3.14
€3.09

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pay 24.2% less for transportation

 
Wellington
Spain
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.79
NZ$10.97
$6.07
€5.96
Monthly public transit pass $95.40
NZ$154.08
$38.58
€37.87
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,260.14
NZ$35,951.18
$21,470.28
€21,076.67

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pay 36.7% less for housing

 
Wellington
Spain
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$52.47
NZ$84.74
$40.74
€39.99
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,431.70
NZ$2,312.26
$646.42
€634.57
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,133.82
NZ$1,831.18
$522.31
€512.73

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pay 48.0% less for childcare

 
Wellington
Spain
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $735.95
NZ$1,188.59
$330.89
€324.83
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,538.93
NZ$18,635.92
$6,816.46
€6,691.49

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pay 41.5% less for entertainment and sports

 
Wellington
Spain
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $6.36
NZ$10.27
$2.43
€2.39
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.23
NZ$5.22
$1.70
€1.67
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$23.53
NZ$38.01
$5.18
€5.09

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pay 14.1% less for clothing

 
Wellington
Spain
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$70.72
NZ$114.22
$73.17
€71.83
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.27
NZ$61.80
$30.09
€29.54
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$81.09
NZ$130.96
$71.32
€70.01

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