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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Cape Town Reverse

You would need around 25,690.04R (2,579.66A$) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ 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 62.56% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 63.15% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 64.29% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 67.33% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 63.03% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 5.15% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Cape Town      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     7.03 A$      -64.85 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     30.12 A$      -69.88 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.00 A$     4.12 A$      -54.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     1.96 A$      -78.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     1.81 A$      -79.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.34 A$     1.84 A$      -57.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.15 A$     0.86 A$      -72.71 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.73 A$     0.77 A$      -71.80 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.64 A$     1.10 A$      -32.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.14 A$     0.92 A$      -70.67 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.84 A$     1.42 A$      -49.95 %
Eggs (12) 4.66 A$     2.12 A$      -54.54 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.00 A$     7.33 A$      -33.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.67 A$     5.73 A$      -54.73 %
Apples (1kg) 4.40 A$     1.42 A$      -67.69 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.05 A$     1.18 A$      -70.84 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.92 A$     1.39 A$      -71.79 %
Potato (1kg) 2.72 A$     0.97 A$      -64.40 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 A$     0.87 A$      -62.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.63 A$     1.23 A$      -53.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.50 A$     5.02 A$      -71.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.38 A$     1.35 A$      -74.87 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.20 A$     1.45 A$      -72.22 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     3.31 A$      -83.43 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     0.90 A$      -77.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 144.00 A$     35.15 A$      -75.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$     1.00 A$      -79.92 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     1.00 A$      -49.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.90 A$     4.67 A$      -90.45 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.32 A$      -13.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$     20,082.96 A$      -28.28 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 271.84 A$     84.22 A$      -69.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.94 A$     0.15 A$      -83.74 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.09 A$     69.54 A$      -4.86 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.54 A$     39.16 A$      -49.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.57 A$     4.45 A$      -81.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     5.02 A$      -72.11 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 108.12 A$     63.94 A$      -40.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 74.90 A$     39.77 A$      -46.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 156.16 A$     76.30 A$      -51.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 154.71 A$     75.58 A$      -51.14 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,131.81 A$     630.68 A$      -70.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,458.33 A$     429.50 A$      -70.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,634.70 A$     1,392.12 A$      -61.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,242.91 A$     928.84 A$      -58.59 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,050.82 A$     1,743.87 A$      -78.34 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,473.08 A$     1,150.82 A$      -78.97 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,604.35 A$     1,609.43 A$      -65.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.83     8.83      +51.53 %
 
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