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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Cape Town Reverse

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You would need around 29,315.33R (3,132.29A$) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,600.00A$ in Perth (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Cape Town are 55.74% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 52.54% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 45.28% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 62.54% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 59.23% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 3.82% higher than in Perth

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  Perth  Cape Town      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 A$
(233.98 R)
    9.88 A$
(92.50 R)
     -60.47 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 107.50 A$
(1,006.10 R)
    37.40 A$
(350.00 R)
     -65.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$
(93.59 R)
    4.81 A$
(45.00 R)
     -51.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 10.00 A$
(93.59 R)
    2.35 A$
(22.00 R)
     -76.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$
(84.23 R)
    3.21 A$
(30.00 R)
     -64.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 A$
(42.10 R)
    1.99 A$
(18.64 R)
     -55.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 A$
(30.94 R)
    1.11 A$
(10.43 R)
     -66.29 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.91 A$
(27.21 R)
    0.98 A$
(9.21 R)
     -66.17 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.14 A$
(57.42 R)
    4.80 A$
(44.91 R)
     -21.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.01 A$
(28.14 R)
    1.04 A$
(9.73 R)
     -65.43 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.75 A$
(16.40 R)
    0.99 A$
(9.24 R)
     -43.65 %
Eggs (12) 4.94 A$
(46.26 R)
    2.19 A$
(20.49 R)
     -55.69 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.39 A$
(41.11 R)
    4.25 A$
(39.75 R)
     -3.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.81 A$
(54.39 R)
    2.79 A$
(26.11 R)
     -52.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.95 A$
(18.25 R)
    0.83 A$
(7.73 R)
     -57.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.97 A$
(18.48 R)
    0.75 A$
(7.00 R)
     -62.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.10 A$
(19.61 R)
    0.72 A$
(6.75 R)
     -65.58 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.32 A$
(12.36 R)
    0.55 A$
(5.10 R)
     -58.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.20 A$
(20.58 R)
    1.17 A$
(10.97 R)
     -46.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.36 A$
(31.48 R)
    1.44 A$
(13.46 R)
     -57.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(140.39 R)
    5.34 A$
(50.00 R)
     -64.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.82 A$
(54.44 R)
    1.59 A$
(14.92 R)
     -72.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 A$
(56.15 R)
    2.02 A$
(18.91 R)
     -66.32 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 25.00 A$
(233.98 R)
    3.74 A$
(35.00 R)
     -85.04 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.55 A$
(33.22 R)
    1.07 A$
(10.00 R)
     -69.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 A$
(1,123.09 R)
    28.96 A$
(271.00 R)
     -75.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(46.80 R)
    1.07 A$
(10.00 R)
     -78.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 A$
(30.12 R)
    1.72 A$
(16.09 R)
     -46.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.05 A$
(459.06 R)
    5.13 A$
(48.00 R)
     -89.54 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.35 A$
(50.07 R)
    5.15 A$
(48.19 R)
     -3.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(233,976.54 R)
    26,712.08 A$
(250,000.00 R)
     +6.85 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 261.19 A$
(2,444.53 R)
    115.45 A$
(1,080.46 R)
     -55.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.73 A$
(6.79 R)
    0.16 A$
(1.50 R)
     -77.92 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.33 A$
(742.49 R)
    85.47 A$
(799.90 R)
     +7.73 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60.21 A$
(563.49 R)
    46.48 A$
(435.00 R)
     -22.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.90 A$
(195.60 R)
    4.45 A$
(41.67 R)
     -78.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(168.46 R)
    6.95 A$
(65.00 R)
     -61.42 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.93 A$
(935.28 R)
    71.94 A$
(673.25 R)
     -28.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 79.73 A$
(746.17 R)
    50.56 A$
(473.21 R)
     -36.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 150.43 A$
(1,407.87 R)
    94.66 A$
(885.94 R)
     -37.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.00 A$
(1,506.81 R)
    79.83 A$
(747.17 R)
     -50.41 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,780.00 A$
(16,659.13 R)
    823.80 A$
(7,710.00 R)
     -53.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,365.55 A$
(12,780.22 R)
    551.03 A$
(5,157.14 R)
     -59.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,020.00 A$
(28,264.37 R)
    1,893.22 A$
(17,718.75 R)
     -37.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,938.89 A$
(18,146.18 R)
    1,166.90 A$
(10,921.05 R)
     -39.82 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 721.05 A$
(6,748.37 R)
    192.46 A$
(1,801.27 R)
     -73.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 477.48 A$
(4,468.74 R)
    116.51 A$
(1,090.44 R)
     -75.60 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,843.50 A$
(35,971.55 R)
    1,893.72 A$
(17,723.45 R)
     -50.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.15     9.67      +87.76 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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