Austria vs New Zealand - Cost of Living Comparison

Austria New Zealand
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1467
$1669
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3623
$3920
🏠 One person rent
$755
$929
🏘️ Family rent
$1430
$1653
🍽️ Food expenses
$437
$482
🚐 Transport expenses
$122
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2255
$2904
💸 GDP per capita
$48589
$41441
😃 Human freedom index
8.67
9.01
❤️ Life expectancy
81.2
82.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
88
🌐 English speaking %
73.1%
97.8%
🎓 Higher education
93
91
😀 Quality of life
85
79
🏙️ Population
8.98M
5.11M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1467) is 12% less expensive than in New Zealand ($1669). Austria ranked 25th vs 19th for New Zealand in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Austria compared to 1.7 months in New Zealand. Ranked 5th and 16th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs New Zealand

We calculate prices for Austria and New Zealand as a population-weighted mean of 26 and 31 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Austria New Zealand
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.6
$13.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.4
$61.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.62
$8.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.96
$5.9
 Cappuccino
$3.39
$3.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.69
$2.2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$709
$930
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$552
$760
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$1672
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1112
$1423
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$84.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$213
$129
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33
$51.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.01%
4.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7152
$5251
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4966
$3956
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.45
$2.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$46.5
$95.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.88
$1.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.89
$4.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$8.63
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$8.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.3
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$1.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$2.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$3.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.7
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
$2.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.62
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
$2.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.81
$22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.2
$9.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.86
$3.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
$2.12
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.01
$2.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$40.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.3
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$103
$35.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.3
$15.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.6
$68.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.3
$94.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$323
$721
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9588
$10668

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Cities Comparison in Austria vs New Zealand

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

City Cost of living Population
Vienna
$1582
1.91M
Graz
$1217
289K
Linz
$1387
205K
Salzburg
$1359
155K
Innsbruck
$1395
132K
Klagenfurt
$1369
101K
Sankt Polten
$1321
55.5K
Dornbirn
$1435
48.1K
Wels
$1182
61.2K
Villach
$1438
61.9K
Wiener Neustadt
$1301
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1261
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1594
26.3K
Bregenz
$1446
29.8K
Steyr
$1345
38.3K
Modling
$1280
20.6K
Leoben
$1115
24.6K
Leonding
$1292
28.7K
Klosterneuburg
$1345
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1336
25K
Krems an der Donau
$1319
24.6K
Traun
$1270
24.5K
Amstetten
$1269
23.7K
Lustenau
$1327
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1288
22.8K
Hallein
$1217
21.2K

In New Zealand

City Cost of living Population
Auckland
$2043
1.47M
Wellington
$1893
419K
Manukau
$1320
376K
Christchurch
$1643
383K
Waitakere
$1361
208K
Hamilton
$1461
177K
Tauranga
$1561
135K
Lower Hutt
$1455
103K
Palmerston North
$1242
81.5K
Napier
$1209
66.3K
Dunedin
$1223
106K
New Plymouth
$1342
57.6K
Invercargill
$1191
50.2K
Hibiscus Coast
$1386
59.8K
Nelson
$1468
49.3K
Hastings
$1011
49K
Rotorua
$1276
58.5K
Porirua
$920
59.6K
Whangarei
$1401
54.4K
Upper Hutt
$1378
44.3K
Gisborne
$1544
37K
Whanganui
$1504
42.2K
Paraparaumu
$1388
30.1K
Timaru
$1867
28.7K
Pukekohe
$1234
26.5K
Blenheim
$1384
28.2K
Taupo
$1410
25.4K
Queenstown
$1793
16K
Masterton
$1248
21.4K
Wanaka
$1135
8.9K