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Cost of Living in Port Elizabeth

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 39.71
Rent Index: 12.42
Groceries Index: 35.09
Restaurants Index: 33.75
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 26.87
Local Purchasing Power: 79.80
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R 70.00-120.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 R 350.00-450.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R 45.00-55.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 25.00 R 16.00-26.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 26.50 R 25.00-35.00
Cappuccino (regular) 20.43 R 18.00-25.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.78 R 8.00-15.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.44 R 6.00-12.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 51.81 R 41.64-68.14
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 11.28 R 9.07-12.70
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.19 R 6.80-11.34
Eggs (12) 23.50 R 20.00-25.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 36.59 R 29.48-40.82
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 33.02 R 27.22-36.29
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 43.32 R 29.48-58.97
Apples (1 lb) 9.68 R 8.62-11.34
Banana (1 lb) 8.80 R 6.35-11.34
Oranges (1 lb) 7.71 R 4.54-9.07
Tomato (1 lb) 8.77 R 6.80-11.34
Potato (1 lb) 8.01 R 5.44-12.70
Onion (1 lb) 7.98 R 6.80-9.07
Lettuce (1 head) 13.00 R 10.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.67 R 12.00-18.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 R 40.00-65.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.60 R 15.00-18.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 21.00 R 18.00-25.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 36.50 R 30.00-45.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 9.00 R 5.00-15.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 R 200.00-600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.50 R 9.00-12.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 19.31 R 16.09-20.12
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 R 100.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 48.48 R 46.83-49.25
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 284,900.00 R 250,000.00-299,850.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 282,180.00 R 276,300.00-292,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 849.51 R 595.00-1,111.54
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.66 R 1.00-2.50
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 755.44 R 600.00-950.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 429.88 R 299.00-490.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 116.67 R 50.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 65.00 R 55.00-80.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 716.50 R 500.00-899.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 550.00 R 450.00-650.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,071.43 R 900.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,162.50 R 700.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,875.00 R 3,500.00-5,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,857.14 R 3,500.00-4,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,000.00 R 6,000.00-11,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,250.00 R 7,000.00-9,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,037.41 R 696.77-1,486.44
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 789.67 R 650.32-929.02
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 11,358.57 R
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.03 8.80-11.00

Prices in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

These data are based on 499 entries in the past 18 months from 37 different contributors.
Last update: August, 2016
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Cost of living in Port Elizabeth is 60.29% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 453.68$ (6,438.34R) and for four person family at 1,596.72$ (22,659.86R) (without rent).
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1 Comments so far

#Alex on Jun 22, 2015 :
How much does it cost for a post graduate student at NMMU..including housing and other utilities.please help am coming in january