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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Cape Town Reverse

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You would need around 26,639.95R (2,804.63A$) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,900.00A$ 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 59.74% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 59.35% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 58.58% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 64.91% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 59.73% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 6.38% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Cape Town      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     7.90 A$      -60.52 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     31.58 A$      -68.42 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.95 A$     4.74 A$      -52.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     1.95 A$      -78.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     1.90 A$      -78.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 A$     1.93 A$      -55.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.20 A$     0.91 A$      -71.65 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 A$     0.81 A$      -70.49 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.64 A$     1.19 A$      -27.18 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.23 A$     1.01 A$      -68.81 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.84 A$     1.86 A$      -34.37 %
Eggs (12) 4.56 A$     2.31 A$      -49.29 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.09 A$     8.25 A$      -25.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.72 A$     5.93 A$      -53.36 %
Apples (1kg) 4.37 A$     1.56 A$      -64.31 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.20 A$     1.45 A$      -65.43 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.11 A$     1.54 A$      -69.80 %
Potato (1kg) 2.74 A$     0.98 A$      -64.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 A$     0.91 A$      -59.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.54 A$     1.38 A$      -45.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.99 A$     5.26 A$      -69.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.20 A$     1.44 A$      -72.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.15 A$     1.65 A$      -67.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     3.58 A$      -82.10 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     1.05 A$      -73.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 142.00 A$     38.95 A$      -72.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$     1.05 A$      -78.94 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     1.05 A$      -47.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.90 A$     5.05 A$      -89.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.41 A$      -7.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,999.00 A$     21,055.81 A$      -27.39 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 251.27 A$     94.78 A$      -62.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.04 A$     0.15 A$      -85.17 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.23 A$     74.74 A$      +2.06 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.33 A$     41.76 A$      -46.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.75 A$     3.95 A$      -84.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     5.58 A$      -69.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.03 A$     67.43 A$      -37.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.36 A$     40.22 A$      -43.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 154.33 A$     90.00 A$      -41.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 153.85 A$     79.78 A$      -48.14 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,116.39 A$     681.76 A$      -67.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,454.71 A$     470.40 A$      -67.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,558.95 A$     1,659.29 A$      -53.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,204.05 A$     1,062.36 A$      -51.80 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,007.12 A$     1,831.86 A$      -77.12 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,334.27 A$     1,378.40 A$      -74.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,657.65 A$     1,772.38 A$      -61.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.71     8.97      +56.96 %
 
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