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Cost of Living Comparison Between Perth and Cape Town Reverse

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You would need around 27,084.19R (2,879.81A$) in Cape Town to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00A$ in Perth (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Cape Town are 59.25% lower than in Perth
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 58.86% lower than in Perth
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 58.09% lower than in Perth
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 64.44% lower than in Perth
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 59.25% lower than in Perth
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 6.62% lower than in Perth

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  Perth  Cape Town      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$     7.97 A$      -60.13 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$     31.90 A$      -68.10 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.95 A$     4.78 A$      -51.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 9.00 A$     2.02 A$      -77.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.00 A$     1.91 A$      -78.73 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 A$     1.96 A$      -55.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.20 A$     0.92 A$      -71.37 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.74 A$     0.82 A$      -70.20 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.64 A$     1.20 A$      -26.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.23 A$     1.02 A$      -68.50 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.84 A$     1.88 A$      -33.74 %
Eggs (12) 4.56 A$     2.33 A$      -48.78 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.09 A$     8.33 A$      -24.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.72 A$     5.99 A$      -52.89 %
Apples (1kg) 4.37 A$     1.57 A$      -63.96 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.20 A$     1.47 A$      -65.08 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.11 A$     1.56 A$      -69.50 %
Potato (1kg) 2.74 A$     0.99 A$      -63.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 A$     0.92 A$      -59.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.54 A$     1.40 A$      -45.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.99 A$     5.32 A$      -68.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.21 A$     1.45 A$      -72.07 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.15 A$     1.67 A$      -67.67 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     3.62 A$      -81.92 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     1.06 A$      -73.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 142.00 A$     39.34 A$      -72.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$     1.06 A$      -78.73 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 A$     1.06 A$      -46.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.90 A$     5.10 A$      -89.56 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.42 A$      -6.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,999.00 A$     21,265.61 A$      -26.67 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 251.27 A$     95.72 A$      -61.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.04 A$     0.16 A$      -85.02 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.23 A$     75.49 A$      +3.08 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.33 A$     42.18 A$      -46.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.75 A$     3.99 A$      -83.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     5.64 A$      -68.69 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.03 A$     68.10 A$      -36.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.36 A$     40.62 A$      -43.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 154.33 A$     90.89 A$      -41.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 153.85 A$     80.58 A$      -47.62 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,116.39 A$     688.47 A$      -67.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,454.71 A$     475.03 A$      -67.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,558.95 A$     1,675.82 A$      -52.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,204.05 A$     1,072.95 A$      -51.32 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,007.12 A$     1,850.11 A$      -76.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,334.27 A$     1,392.13 A$      -73.90 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,659.33 A$     1,790.04 A$      -61.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.71     8.97      +56.96 %
 
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