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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Cape Town Reverse

You would need around 26,001.67R (2,608.95A$) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ 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 62.16% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 62.73% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 63.83% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 66.23% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 62.51% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 8.92% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Cape Town      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     7.45 A$      -62.76 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     30.10 A$      -69.90 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.00 A$     4.11 A$      -54.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     1.91 A$      -78.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     1.81 A$      -79.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.33 A$     1.83 A$      -57.79 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.16 A$     0.86 A$      -72.90 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 A$     0.76 A$      -72.42 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.66 A$     1.09 A$      -34.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.15 A$     0.92 A$      -70.81 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.83 A$     1.51 A$      -46.74 %
Eggs (12) 4.62 A$     2.13 A$      -54.01 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.99 A$     7.42 A$      -32.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.69 A$     5.57 A$      -56.07 %
Apples (1kg) 4.34 A$     1.44 A$      -66.73 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.05 A$     1.21 A$      -70.15 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.89 A$     1.39 A$      -71.63 %
Potato (1kg) 2.72 A$     0.94 A$      -65.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.27 A$     0.85 A$      -62.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.56 A$     1.24 A$      -51.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 A$     5.02 A$      -70.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.32 A$     1.35 A$      -74.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.20 A$     1.46 A$      -71.98 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     3.26 A$      -83.70 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     0.90 A$      -77.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 144.00 A$     35.12 A$      -75.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$     1.00 A$      -79.93 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     1.00 A$      -49.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.50 A$     4.67 A$      -90.38 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.32 A$      -12.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$     20,067.59 A$      -28.33 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 268.25 A$     83.04 A$      -69.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.96 A$     0.15 A$      -83.98 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.01 A$     66.63 A$      -8.73 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.17 A$     37.60 A$      -51.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.15 A$     4.21 A$      -83.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     5.02 A$      -72.13 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.60 A$     63.81 A$      -40.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 74.35 A$     39.46 A$      -46.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 155.36 A$     77.25 A$      -50.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 156.26 A$     73.99 A$      -52.65 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,136.54 A$     631.33 A$      -70.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,460.76 A$     428.11 A$      -70.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,646.49 A$     1,407.37 A$      -61.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,263.82 A$     928.13 A$      -59.00 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,990.20 A$     1,749.89 A$      -78.10 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,334.27 A$     1,199.32 A$      -77.52 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,679.91 A$     1,588.57 A$      -66.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.75     8.82      +53.49 %
 
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