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Cost of Living in Port Elizabeth

Cost of living in Port Elizabeth is 68.23% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 375.18$ (5,972.90R) and for four person family at 1,293.23$ (20,588.16R) (without rent).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 65.00 R 50.00-80.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R 300.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R 45.00-55.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 21.00 R 17.50-26.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 25.00 R 20.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 19.82 R 18.00-22.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 10.00 R 8.00-12.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.17 R 6.00-10.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 44.29 R 35.96-60.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.98 R 7.26-12.70
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.05 R 5.44-6.35
Eggs (12) 19.80 R 18.00-24.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 35.38 R 31.75-40.82
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 32.48 R 24.95-44.45
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 35.15 R 20.41-49.90
Apples (1 lb) 8.39 R 6.35-11.34
Banana (1 lb) 6.35 R
Oranges (1 lb) 5.14 R 4.54-5.44
Tomato (1 lb) 8.16 R 7.26-9.98
Potato (1 lb) 6.69 R 5.44-8.62
Onion (1 lb) 8.62 R
Lettuce (1 head) 11.75 R 10.00-14.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.50 R 10.00-18.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R 45.00-60.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.75 R 14.00-15.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 13.50 R 12.00-15.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 35.00 R 32.00-40.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.25 R 7.50-9.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 R
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 9.00 R
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 R
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 R
Gasoline (1 gallon) 49.06 R 47.32-50.35
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 273,000.00 R 250,000.00-289,800.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 876.17 R 790.00-1,133.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.50 R 1.00-2.50
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 825.00 R 700.00-950.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 373.60 R 299.00-450.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 100.00 R 50.00-150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 52.50 R 50.00-65.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 680.00 R 500.00-800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 500.00 R 450.00-550.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 900.00 R 800.00-1,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 850.00 R 600.00-1,200.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,583.33 R 3,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,750.00 R 3,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,916.67 R 5,500.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,416.67 R 6,500.00-8,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 789.67 R 696.77-929.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 737.02 R 631.74-929.02
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 11,979.40 R 10,000.00-14,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.86 8.10-9.65

Prices in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

These data are based on 327 entries in the past 18 months from 36 different contributors.
Last update: January, 2016
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#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

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