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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Cape Town Reverse

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You would need around 26,134.89R (2,652.08A$) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ 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 61.56% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 62.11% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 63.20% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 66.29% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 61.79% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 7.02% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Cape Town      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     7.61 A$      -61.95 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     30.44 A$      -69.56 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.50 A$     4.16 A$      -56.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     1.88 A$      -79.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     1.83 A$      -79.70 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.35 A$     1.85 A$      -57.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.19 A$     0.87 A$      -72.86 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 A$     0.76 A$      -72.26 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.66 A$     1.11 A$      -33.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.20 A$     0.94 A$      -70.56 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.86 A$     1.62 A$      -43.43 %
Eggs (12) 4.61 A$     2.22 A$      -51.99 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.14 A$     7.63 A$      -31.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.81 A$     5.84 A$      -54.41 %
Apples (1kg) 4.37 A$     1.49 A$      -65.95 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.12 A$     1.34 A$      -67.48 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.94 A$     1.43 A$      -70.99 %
Potato (1kg) 2.72 A$     0.95 A$      -64.97 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 A$     0.87 A$      -61.81 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.56 A$     1.30 A$      -49.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.99 A$     5.07 A$      -70.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.32 A$     1.36 A$      -74.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.27 A$     1.47 A$      -72.06 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     3.35 A$      -83.26 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     1.01 A$      -74.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 144.00 A$     37.55 A$      -73.93 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$     1.01 A$      -79.70 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     1.01 A$      -49.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.50 A$     4.72 A$      -90.27 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.35 A$      -11.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$     20,295.30 A$      -27.52 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 268.25 A$     88.05 A$      -67.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.98 A$     0.15 A$      -84.30 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.44 A$     71.27 A$      -2.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.17 A$     39.58 A$      -49.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.15 A$     4.26 A$      -83.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     5.07 A$      -71.81 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.60 A$     65.04 A$      -39.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 74.35 A$     41.31 A$      -44.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 155.36 A$     81.67 A$      -47.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 156.26 A$     74.33 A$      -52.43 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,136.54 A$     640.52 A$      -70.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,460.76 A$     442.97 A$      -69.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,654.21 A$     1,460.91 A$      -60.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,263.82 A$     957.68 A$      -57.70 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,172.91 A$     1,769.75 A$      -78.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,473.08 A$     1,259.39 A$      -76.99 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,695.82 A$     1,654.14 A$      -64.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.74     8.92      +55.34 %
 
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