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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Cape Town Reverse

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You would need around 28,466.13R (3,169.89A$) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,900.00A$ 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 56.32% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 54.06% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 49.47% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 61.43% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 55.86% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 9.34% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Cape Town      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     8.91 A$      -55.46 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 107.50 A$     36.19 A$      -66.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$     5.01 A$      -49.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.25 A$     2.23 A$      -75.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     2.78 A$      -69.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 A$     2.10 A$      -51.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.22 A$     0.97 A$      -69.74 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.02 A$     0.81 A$      -73.13 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.61 A$     1.28 A$      -20.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.26 A$     1.20 A$      -63.14 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 A$     2.12 A$      -29.61 %
Eggs (12) 4.45 A$     2.41 A$      -45.89 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.34 A$     9.33 A$      -9.72 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.69 A$     6.59 A$      -48.04 %
Apples (1kg) 4.62 A$     1.84 A$      -60.25 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.34 A$     1.96 A$      -54.74 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.54 A$     1.74 A$      -68.49 %
Potato (1kg) 2.84 A$     1.11 A$      -61.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.38 A$     1.12 A$      -52.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.52 A$     1.55 A$      -38.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     5.57 A$      -62.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.25 A$     1.61 A$      -69.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.39 A$     1.76 A$      -67.39 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 21.58 A$     3.81 A$      -82.32 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.35 A$     1.11 A$      -66.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 A$     33.41 A$      -76.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.10 A$     1.11 A$      -72.84 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 A$     1.11 A$      -36.19 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.50 A$     5.01 A$      -89.67 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.53 A$      +1.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 A$     22,271.31 A$      -25.76 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 231.54 A$     102.34 A$      -55.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.08 A$     0.14 A$      -86.60 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 74.91 A$     77.51 A$      +3.48 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.25 A$     47.33 A$      -38.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.88 A$     4.18 A$      -83.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.75 A$     6.68 A$      -64.37 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 103.94 A$     68.69 A$      -33.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 67.78 A$     47.31 A$      -30.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 151.00 A$     101.50 A$      -32.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 146.92 A$     76.42 A$      -47.99 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,176.71 A$     783.69 A$      -64.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,399.88 A$     552.37 A$      -60.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,338.12 A$     1,960.67 A$      -41.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,142.40 A$     1,279.44 A$      -40.28 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,509.50 A$     2,036.23 A$      -72.88 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,122.12 A$     1,444.60 A$      -71.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,644.80 A$     1,934.49 A$      -58.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.37     9.32      +73.41 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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