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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Cape Town Reverse

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You would need around 27,076.15R (2,864.92A$) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ in Perth (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Cape Town are 59.57% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 59.07% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 58.08% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 64.61% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 59.50% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 6.87% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Cape Town      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     7.94 A$      -60.32 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     31.74 A$      -68.26 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.95 A$     4.76 A$      -52.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     2.01 A$      -77.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     1.90 A$      -78.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 A$     1.96 A$      -55.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.18 A$     0.91 A$      -71.35 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.76 A$     0.80 A$      -71.13 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.62 A$     1.20 A$      -25.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.24 A$     1.01 A$      -68.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.95 A$     1.89 A$      -35.91 %
Eggs (12) 4.58 A$     2.32 A$      -49.29 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.01 A$     8.35 A$      -24.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.95 A$     6.07 A$      -53.10 %
Apples (1kg) 4.41 A$     1.57 A$      -64.49 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.24 A$     1.46 A$      -65.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.23 A$     1.55 A$      -70.35 %
Potato (1kg) 2.74 A$     0.98 A$      -64.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 A$     0.91 A$      -60.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.62 A$     1.39 A$      -46.88 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$     5.29 A$      -66.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.11 A$     1.46 A$      -71.40 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.16 A$     1.66 A$      -67.81 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     3.57 A$      -82.14 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     1.06 A$      -73.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 142.00 A$     39.15 A$      -72.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.85 A$     1.06 A$      -78.18 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.90 A$     1.06 A$      -44.31 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.90 A$     5.08 A$      -89.61 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.42 A$      -6.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,449.50 A$     21,161.92 A$      -28.14 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 251.27 A$     93.29 A$      -62.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.07 A$     0.15 A$      -85.75 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.52 A$     76.58 A$      +4.16 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.33 A$     41.97 A$      -46.42 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.15 A$     3.97 A$      -84.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     5.82 A$      -67.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.26 A$     68.60 A$      -36.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.36 A$     41.49 A$      -41.86 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 154.16 A$     90.76 A$      -41.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 153.98 A$     78.76 A$      -48.85 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,130.77 A$     693.42 A$      -67.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,462.65 A$     473.74 A$      -67.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,578.13 A$     1,685.74 A$      -52.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,222.57 A$     1,085.04 A$      -51.18 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,007.12 A$     1,841.09 A$      -77.01 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,334.27 A$     1,385.34 A$      -74.03 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,636.31 A$     1,767.10 A$      -61.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.71     8.97      +57.16 %
 
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