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Cost of Living in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Prices in Port Elizabeth

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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 48.93
Rent Index: 13.23
Groceries Index: 45.09
Restaurants Index: 42.78
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 31.68
Local Purchasing Power: 81.66

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R
60.00
100.00
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 300.00 R
175.00
350.00
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 50.00 R
40.00
55.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 21.00 R
15.00
24.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 18.00 R
18.00
25.00
Cappuccino (regular) 17.21 R
16.00
18.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 10.56 R
8.00
13.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.79 R
5.00
10.00
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 9.64 R
9.00
10.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 9.39 R
6.25
11.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 13.16 R
12.00
14.99
Eggs (12) 16.00 R
15.00
18.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 73.14 R
70.00
79.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 61.67 R
50.00
75.00
Apples (1kg) 16.71 R
14.00
20.00
Oranges (1kg) 14.33 R
10.00
20.00
Tomato (1kg) 17.67 R
15.00
20.00
Potato (1kg) 11.80 R
10.00
15.00
Lettuce (1 head) 11.71 R
9.00
15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.50 R
10.00
15.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 45.00 R
40.00
60.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.50 R
14.00
15.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 15.80 R
12.00
22.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 32.00 R
30.00
35.00
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 R
8.00
11.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 R
150.00
250.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 R
14.00
50.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 10.00 R
8.00
10.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 R
100.00
100.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.34 R
12.90
14.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 245,000.00 R
200,000.00
273,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 961.25 R
637.50
1,400.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.99 R
0.99
0.99
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 533.33 R
200.00
700.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 454.75 R
319.00
600.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 91.67 R
50.00
150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 52.50 R
45.00
60.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 579.80 R
550.00
600.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 389.80 R
250.00
550.00
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 789.80 R
650.00
899.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 800.00 R
600.00
1,000.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,000.00 R
2,500.00
3,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,700.00 R
2,500.00
3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,750.00 R
6,500.00
7,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,750.00 R
5,000.00
6,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,750.00 R
7,500.00
8,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,900.00 R
6,800.00
7,000.00
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 12,142.83 R
11,057.00
13,800.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.46
8.10
11.20

These data are based on 412 entries in the past 18 months from 30 different contributors.

Last update: August, 2014

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