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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Cape Town Reverse

You would need around 25,627.41R (2,576.52A$) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ in Perth (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Cape Town are 62.61% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 63.19% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 64.33% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 67.37% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 63.00% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 7.40% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Cape Town      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     7.04 A$      -64.81 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     30.16 A$      -69.84 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.00 A$     4.12 A$      -54.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     1.96 A$      -78.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     1.81 A$      -79.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.34 A$     1.84 A$      -57.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.16 A$     0.86 A$      -72.71 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 A$     0.77 A$      -71.93 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.65 A$     1.09 A$      -33.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.14 A$     0.92 A$      -70.53 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.83 A$     1.47 A$      -48.24 %
Eggs (12) 4.68 A$     2.13 A$      -54.45 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.03 A$     7.44 A$      -32.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.65 A$     5.66 A$      -55.25 %
Apples (1kg) 4.36 A$     1.44 A$      -67.05 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.05 A$     1.21 A$      -70.07 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.92 A$     1.41 A$      -71.38 %
Potato (1kg) 2.72 A$     0.95 A$      -64.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.29 A$     0.86 A$      -62.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.62 A$     1.24 A$      -52.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.25 A$     5.03 A$      -70.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.38 A$     1.33 A$      -75.20 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.20 A$     1.44 A$      -72.40 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     3.27 A$      -83.66 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     0.90 A$      -77.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 144.00 A$     35.19 A$      -75.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.85 A$     1.01 A$      -79.27 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     1.01 A$      -49.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.90 A$     4.68 A$      -90.44 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.32 A$      -12.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$     20,107.57 A$      -28.19 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 271.84 A$     85.18 A$      -68.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.94 A$     0.15 A$      -83.72 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.09 A$     68.68 A$      -6.03 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.54 A$     38.73 A$      -50.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.57 A$     4.36 A$      -82.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     5.03 A$      -72.07 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.60 A$     64.02 A$      -40.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 75.88 A$     38.77 A$      -48.91 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 156.31 A$     77.54 A$      -50.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 156.13 A$     74.87 A$      -52.05 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,131.81 A$     631.46 A$      -70.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,452.43 A$     430.03 A$      -70.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,619.38 A$     1,393.84 A$      -61.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,242.91 A$     922.33 A$      -58.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,050.82 A$     1,746.01 A$      -78.31 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,473.08 A$     1,152.23 A$      -78.95 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,608.67 A$     1,570.80 A$      -65.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.83     8.79      +50.89 %
 
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