Summary

Cost of living in Sydney is 26% more expensive than Auckland according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,297
$3,109
Cost of Living
$2,791
$3,885
Average Salary
$1,629
$2,277
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Auckland
Sydney
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,253.53
$1,751.74
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,034.81
$1,342.35
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,290.39
$3,205.7
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,780.48
$2,099.55

Salaries And Financing

Name
Auckland
Sydney
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,791.54
$3,885.19
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.68
%4.21

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Auckland
Sydney
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$122.4
$139.97
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.41
$0.42
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$57.82
$54.22

Markets

Name
Auckland
Sydney
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.84
$1.15
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.47
$2.17
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.59
$3.39
Local Cheese (1kg)
$6.53
$9.17
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.36
$1.42
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$9.83
$13.89
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$3.81
$3.78
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.43
$4.18
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$19.93
$22.32
Apples (1kg)
$2.48
$3.13
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$8.8
$8.26
Oranges (1kg)
$2.71
$2.59
Potato (1kg)
$2.37
$2.22
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.91
$1.95
Rice (white), (1kg)
$1.98
$2.3
Tomato (1kg)
$3.56
$3.64
Banana (1kg)
$2.04
$2.6
Onion (1kg)
$1.85
$1.81
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$12.05
$13.13

Transportation

Name
Auckland
Sydney
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.71
$3.05
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$127.87
$154.76
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.52
$1.04
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$23,299.49
$18,405.83
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.48
$3.06
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.73
$1.7
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$38.08
$38.52
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,206.63
$17,329.08

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Auckland
Sydney
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$72.22
$69.79
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$41.54
$46.51
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$96.71
$102.74
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$117.36
$113.73

Restaurants

Name
Auckland
Sydney
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$14.78
$13.89
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$59.9
$66.42
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.27
$8.01
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$6.59
$5.7
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.65
$5.93
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.24
$2.33
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.12
$1.97
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.17
$2.83

Sports And Leisure

Name
Auckland
Sydney
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$48.7
$58.21
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$11.06
$15.76
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.99
$13.53

Childcare

Name
Auckland
Sydney
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$798.26
$1,501.86
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$13,609.19
$14,358.78

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Auckland
Sydney
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$7,189.05
$10,372.7
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,611.76
$6,089.5