Summary

Cost of living in Wellington is 34% more expensive than Palmerston North according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,537
$2,324
Cost of Living
$2,901
$3,314
Average Salary
$1,019
$1,676
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Palmerston North
Wellington
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$784.65
$1,289.98
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$570.37
$1,062.23
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$929.85
$2,336.02
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$579.38
$1,716.08

Salaries And Financing

Name
Palmerston North
Wellington
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,900.91
$3,313.71
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.41
%5.14

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Palmerston North
Wellington
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$122.43
$140.38
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.31
$0.36
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$56.13
$59.56

Markets

Name
Palmerston North
Wellington
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.78
$2.18
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.54
$1.69
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.76
$3.96
Local Cheese (1kg)
$7.41
$7.59
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.6
$1.7
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$10.15
$11.48
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$4.06
$4.47
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.84
$5.69
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$19.93
$20.31
Apples (1kg)
$2.42
$2.66
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$8.75
$9.74
Oranges (1kg)
$2.66
$2.62
Potato (1kg)
$2.13
$2.38
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.05
$1.79
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.01
$2.35
Tomato (1kg)
$3.18
$3.82
Banana (1kg)
$2.12
$2.18
Onion (1kg)
$1.78
$1.91
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$12.57
$11.2

Transportation

Name
Palmerston North
Wellington
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$1.74
$3.2
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$25.38
$103.95
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.44
$1.6
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,251.56
$25,745.57
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.3
$2.9
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.43
$1.98
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$32.64
$46.53
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,998.56
$22,038.24

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Palmerston North
Wellington
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$65.27
$81.14
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$44.72
$36.73
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$87.75
$104.35
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$91.86
$124.49

Restaurants

Name
Palmerston North
Wellington
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$11.1
$12.93
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$55.12
$59.83
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.74
$7.61
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.95
$6.35
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.95
$6.95
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.81
$2.2
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.45
$2.16
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.08
$3.26

Sports And Leisure

Name
Palmerston North
Wellington
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$37.04
$39.22
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$14.5
$10.43
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$10.15
$10.58

Childcare

Name
Palmerston North
Wellington
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$624.5
$778.64
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$7,639.06
$10,878.41

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Palmerston North
Wellington
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$2,845.07
$4,633.21
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$2,482.45
$3,392.14