Wednesday, 26 October 2016

The Cost Of Living In New Zealand1975 and 2016

1975  Packet of 25 Cigarettes  0.48cents                              
2016  Packet of 25 Cigarettes  $26      Increase of $25.52   (Rise of 5316%)



1975  Milk (2 choices Silver topped pints or Cream)  Pint of milk - 5 cents
2016  Milk (Pint equivalent) 1 litre - $2.20  Increased by $2.15 (Rise of 333%)



1975 Dozen Oysters $1.40
2026 Dozen Oysters $20.00  Increased by $18.60 (rise of 1329%)



1975 1 litre petrol $0.49
2016 1 Litre petrol  $1.82  Increased by $1.33 (266% increase)


1975  New House in suburbia  $40,000










2016  New House in Suburbia (Palmy) $4 - 500,000  a massive rise by $460,000ish  (Rise of 1567%)




                                                                                          1975 Holden Belmont 202 Trimatic - $3,000




2016 Holden Commodore SV6 Auto  $50,000  rise of $47,000







For the next section I am estimating as no figures available online for 1975ish.

                                          1975 estimated average income - $12,000


2016 median Wage is $51,000, average will be up around 60-70,000

There ya go, have fun with others in Comments lower blog.

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