Adelaide vs Auckland - Cost of Living Comparison

Adelaide Auckland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1915
$2076
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4598
$4791
🏠 One person rent
$1040
$1172
🏘️ Family rent
$1757
$2046
🍽️ Food expenses
$568
$528
🚐 Transport expenses
$173
$244
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3034
$3440
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
50
32
😀 Quality of life
93
91
🏙️ Population
1.3M
1.47M

The cost of living in Adelaide is 8% less expensive than in Auckland. Cities ranked 1929th and 540th ($1915 vs $2076) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 2nd in Australia and New Zealand, respectively. Check Australia vs New Zealand comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Adelaide compared to 1.7 months in Auckland. Adelaide ranked 5th best city to live in Australia vs Auckland ranked 1st in New Zealand, while ranked 55th and 97th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Adelaide vs Auckland

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Adelaide Auckland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.7
$13.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$86.4
$64.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.43
$9.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.27
$6.68
 Cappuccino
$3.76
$3.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.87
$2.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1069
$1191
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$786
$978
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2012
$2225
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1351
$1746
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$101
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$220
$154
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$50.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.34%
4.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6511
$8515
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3640
$6579
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.14
$2.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$71.5
$129
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$18.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.4
$1.91
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$1.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.06
$1.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.72
$5.32
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
$9.98
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.63
$9.56
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.6
$15.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.09
$2.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$2.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.15
$3.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.34
$5.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
$2.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
$1.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.38
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.17
$2.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.9
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.09
$3.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$25.5
$22.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.55
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.41
$4.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.27
$2.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$3.02
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$45.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.8
$12.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.6
$45.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.4
$20.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.4
$75
👟 Brand Sneakers
$129
$102
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1425
$792
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14932
$13096

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Cities near Adelaide

Distance City Cost of living
253 km or 157 mi Whyalla
$1651
337 km or 209 mi Mildura
$1563
377 km or 235 mi Mount Gambier
$1175
518 km or 322 mi Warrnambool
$1557
551 km or 342 mi Bendigo
$1105
555 km or 345 mi Ballarat
$1696
618 km or 384 mi Melton
$1654
623 km or 387 mi Sunbury
$1660
627 km or 390 mi Geelong
$1764
633 km or 393 mi Tarneit
$1613
636 km or 395 mi Shepparton
$1381
637 km or 396 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1583
655 km or 407 mi Melbourne
$2154
658 km or 409 mi South Yarra
$1747
683 km or 424 mi Dandenong
$1510
686 km or 426 mi Griffith
$1650
686 km or 426 mi Frankston
$1940
694 km or 431 mi Cranbourne
$1598
695 km or 432 mi Berwick
$1561
709 km or 440 mi Pakenham
$1659
797 km or 496 mi Traralgon
$1659
800 km or 497 mi Wagga Wagga
$1445
959 km or 596 mi Canberra
$2217
971 km or 603 mi Devonport
$1615
974 km or 605 mi Dubbo
$1502
985 km or 612 mi Orange
$1572
1016 km or 631 mi Goulburn
$1607
1025 km or 637 mi Bathurst
$1540
1040 km or 646 mi Launceston
$1441
1125 km or 699 mi Wollongong
$1544
1138 km or 707 mi Blacktown
$1562
1143 km or 710 mi Kellyville
$1719
1146 km or 712 mi Parramatta
$1873
1162 km or 722 mi Hobart
$1674
1163 km or 723 mi Sydney
$2397
1173 km or 729 mi Dee Why
$2043
1234 km or 767 mi Newcastle
$1778
1318 km or 819 mi Armidale
$1663
1330 km or 826 mi Alice Springs
$1743
1387 km or 862 mi Port Macquarie
$1982

Cities near Auckland

Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.4 mi Waitakere
$1370
17 km or 11 mi Manukau
$1312
28 km or 18 mi Hibiscus Coast
$1408
40 km or 25 mi Pukekohe
$1246
113 km or 70 mi Hamilton
$1482
132 km or 82 mi Whangarei
$1133
154 km or 96 mi Tauranga
$1787
193 km or 120 mi Rotorua
$1426
234 km or 146 mi Taupo
$1422
253 km or 157 mi New Plymouth
$1371
344 km or 214 mi Whanganui
$1528
347 km or 216 mi Napier
$1136
348 km or 217 mi Gisborne
$1557
359 km or 223 mi Hastings
$1051
396 km or 246 mi Palmerston North
$1171
453 km or 281 mi Paraparaumu
$1406
464 km or 288 mi Masterton
$1262
476 km or 296 mi Porirua
$936
477 km or 296 mi Upper Hutt
$1426
486 km or 302 mi Lower Hutt
$1493
494 km or 307 mi Wellington
$2104
512 km or 318 mi Nelson
$1341
524 km or 326 mi Blenheim
$1409
765 km or 475 mi Christchurch
$1714
891 km or 553 mi Timaru
$1871
995 km or 618 mi Wanaka
$1172
1044 km or 649 mi Queenstown
$1949
1064 km or 661 mi Dunedin
$1340
1190 km or 740 mi Invercargill
$1200
1809 km or 1124 mi Noumea
$1633
1821 km or 1131 mi Dumbea
$1532
1826 km or 1135 mi Paita
$1530
1997 km or 1241 mi Mua
$953
1997 km or 1241 mi Nukualofa
$959
2097 km or 1303 mi Port Macquarie
$1982
2112 km or 1312 mi Suva
$804
2120 km or 1317 mi Nasinu
$705
2129 km or 1323 mi Coffs Harbour
$1361
2134 km or 1326 mi Nadi
$890
2140 km or 1330 mi Newcastle
$1778