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Cost of Living in Port Elizabeth

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 39.13
Rent Index: 11.83
Groceries Index: 35.26
Restaurants Index: 31.63
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 26.18
Local Purchasing Power: 80.75
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 R 60.00-120.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 R 330.00-450.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R 45.00-55.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 23.50 R 17.50-26.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 25.00 R 20.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 19.74 R 18.00-22.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 10.50 R 8.00-12.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.50 R 7.00-10.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 13.43 R 10.00-18.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 12.00 R 10.00-14.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 18.75 R 12.00-25.00
Eggs (12) 21.80 R 18.00-24.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 80.80 R 75.00-90.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 71.50 R 55.00-90.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 102.67 R 68.00-130.00
Apples (1kg) 19.80 R 15.00-25.00
Banana (1kg) 21.50 R 20.00-23.00
Oranges (1kg) 14.80 R 10.00-20.00
Tomato (1kg) 21.20 R 16.99-25.00
Potato (1kg) 17.20 R 12.00-28.00
Onion (1kg) 19.50 R 19.00-20.00
Lettuce (1 head) 12.40 R 10.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.00 R 10.00-18.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 R 40.00-60.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.17 R 14.00-21.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 17.67 R 15.00-20.00
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 1km (Normal Tariff) 11.25 R 10.00-12.50
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 R 100.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 12.98 R 12.57-13.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 276,500.00 R 250,000.00-290,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 916.67 R 800.00-1,133.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.85 R 1.00-2.75
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 778.57 R 600.00-950.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 417.38 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 50.00-80.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 650.00 R 500.00-800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 512.50 R 450.00-650.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 980.00 R 800.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 950.00 R 600.00-1,200.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,600.00 R 3,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,800.00 R 3,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,714.29 R 6,000.00-11,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,000.00 R 6,500.00-9,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,000.00 R 8,000.00-10,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,500.00 R 7,000.00-10,000.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 10,787.14 R 5,670.00-14,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.54 8.80-10.50

Prices in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

These data are based on 446 entries in the past 18 months from 40 different contributors.
Last update: April, 2016
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Cost of living in Port Elizabeth is 60.99% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 6,367.56R and for four person family at 22,244.89R (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

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