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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Cape Town Reverse

You would need around 25,737.71R (2,593.71A$) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ 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 62.32% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 62.95% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 64.16% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 67.25% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 62.83% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 5.65% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Cape Town      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     7.05 A$      -64.73 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     30.23 A$      -69.77 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.00 A$     4.13 A$      -54.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     1.91 A$      -78.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     1.81 A$      -79.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.33 A$     1.84 A$      -57.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.16 A$     0.86 A$      -72.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 A$     0.76 A$      -72.12 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.65 A$     1.10 A$      -33.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.13 A$     0.92 A$      -70.49 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.83 A$     1.42 A$      -49.76 %
Eggs (12) 4.67 A$     2.13 A$      -54.41 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.99 A$     7.36 A$      -33.09 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.61 A$     5.75 A$      -54.37 %
Apples (1kg) 4.40 A$     1.43 A$      -67.57 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.02 A$     1.18 A$      -70.51 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.92 A$     1.39 A$      -71.69 %
Potato (1kg) 2.71 A$     0.97 A$      -64.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.29 A$     0.87 A$      -61.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.63 A$     1.24 A$      -52.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.50 A$     5.04 A$      -71.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.36 A$     1.36 A$      -74.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.15 A$     1.45 A$      -71.80 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     3.33 A$      -83.37 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     0.91 A$      -77.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 144.00 A$     35.27 A$      -75.51 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$     1.01 A$      -79.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     1.01 A$      -49.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.90 A$     4.69 A$      -90.42 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.32 A$      -12.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$     20,154.96 A$      -28.02 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 272.54 A$     84.52 A$      -68.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.93 A$     0.15 A$      -83.36 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.13 A$     70.54 A$      -3.53 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.54 A$     39.89 A$      -48.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.53 A$     4.70 A$      -80.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     5.04 A$      -72.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 108.12 A$     64.38 A$      -40.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 74.88 A$     39.91 A$      -46.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 156.16 A$     75.83 A$      -51.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 154.66 A$     75.05 A$      -51.48 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,131.81 A$     632.94 A$      -70.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,458.33 A$     431.04 A$      -70.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,632.08 A$     1,396.17 A$      -61.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,242.91 A$     932.17 A$      -58.44 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,050.82 A$     1,750.12 A$      -78.26 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,473.08 A$     1,154.95 A$      -78.90 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,604.77 A$     1,609.75 A$      -65.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.83     8.82      +51.41 %
 
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