Cost of Living in New Plymouth

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1342
$2878
🛋️ Without rent
$614
$1799
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$728
$1079
🍽️ Food
$450
$1153
🚐 Transport
$50.7
$141
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3040
😀 Quality of life
62
🏙️ Population
57.6K

The average cost of living in New Plymouth is $1342, which is in the top 33% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3061st out of 9294 in our global list and 19th out of 31 in New Zealand.

The median after-tax salary is $3040, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.3 months. Ranked 4763rd (TOP 51%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 19th best city to live in New Zealand. With an estimated population of 57.6K, New Plymouth is the 15th largest city in New Zealand.

✈️ Closest airport 11 km New Plymouth Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.1 µg/m³
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Prices in New Plymouth

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.53
 Cappuccino
$2.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.05
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$678
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$594
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1179
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$855
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$40.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3726
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1260
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.88
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$35.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.49
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.28
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$16.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$72.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$313
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6299

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