Summary

Cost of living in Christchurch is 3% more expensive than Gold Coast according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,606
$1,662
Cost of Living
$3,588
$2,419
Average Salary
$990
$1,131
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Gold Coast
Christchurch
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$762
$869.98
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$812.73
$716.52
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,783.06
$1,106.08
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,237.57
$1,119.37

Salaries And Financing

Name
Gold Coast
Christchurch
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,588.59
$2,419.14
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.36
%5.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Gold Coast
Christchurch
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$122.4
$109.17
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.11
$0.21
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$44.92
$50.83

Markets

Name
Gold Coast
Christchurch
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.02
$1.74
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.4
$1.48
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.45
$2.89
Local Cheese (1kg)
$5.1
$6.24
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.25
$1.13
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$9.55
$9.31
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$3.1
$2.41
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.73
$3.55
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$18.06
$17.28
Apples (1kg)
$2.38
$2.53
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$6.64
$7.35
Oranges (1kg)
$2.22
$2.16
Potato (1kg)
$1.87
$2.01
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.53
$1.71
Rice (white), (1kg)
$1.62
$2.23
Tomato (1kg)
$3.47
$3.84
Banana (1kg)
$1.83
$1.78
Onion (1kg)
$1.48
$1.3
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$10.66
$11.86

Transportation

Name
Gold Coast
Christchurch
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.58
$2.03
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$0
$65.02
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.96
$1.42
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$15,458.18
$23,232.89
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.27
$2.9
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.47
$2.12
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$38.74
$18.63
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$15,898.65
$18,926.94

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Gold Coast
Christchurch
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$54.17
$76.11
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$35.58
$47.8
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$77.58
$88.85
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$79.61
$106.55

Restaurants

Name
Gold Coast
Christchurch
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$11.97
$12.11
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$51.75
$57.82
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.12
$7.31
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.6
$5.25
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.71
$5.93
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.74
$1.95
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.4
$1.56
Cappuccino (regular)
$2.87
$2.88

Sports And Leisure

Name
Gold Coast
Christchurch
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$44.92
$41.27
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$0
$6.61
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$9.64
$8.95

Childcare

Name
Gold Coast
Christchurch
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$964.14
$691.26
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$11,470.62
$8,176.04

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Gold Coast
Christchurch
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$3,875.95
$3,174.99
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$0
$2,288.26