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Cost of Living Comparison Between Johannesburg and Perth Reverse

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You would need around 6,739.61A$ (63,860.44R) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 29,000.00R in Johannesburg (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 Perth are 106.85% higher than in Johannesburg
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 120.21% higher than in Johannesburg
Rent Prices in Perth are 153.11% higher than in Johannesburg
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 122.86% higher than in Johannesburg
Groceries Prices in Perth are 119.01% higher than in Johannesburg
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 3.28% lower than in Johannesburg

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  Johannesburg  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 90.00 R     189.51 R      +110.56 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.00 R     947.54 R      +110.56 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R     94.75 R      +89.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 19.00 R     85.28 R      +348.83 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 25.00 R     85.28 R      +241.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 19.22 R     42.18 R      +119.50 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 11.08 R     29.77 R      +168.78 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.89 R     27.94 R      +214.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 12.82 R     15.52 R      +21.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 12.19 R     30.39 R      +149.34 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 19.58 R     30.01 R      +53.21 %
Eggs (12) 23.96 R     43.24 R      +80.52 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 78.29 R     89.58 R      +14.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 68.78 R     121.10 R      +76.06 %
Apples (1kg) 21.00 R     43.97 R      +109.41 %
Oranges (1kg) 18.29 R     43.92 R      +140.14 %
Tomato (1kg) 18.58 R     49.85 R      +168.33 %
Potato (1kg) 14.78 R     26.61 R      +79.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.93 R     23.51 R      +97.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.54 R     23.48 R      +73.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 59.95 R     142.13 R      +137.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.85 R     54.48 R      +324.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 21.22 R     56.85 R      +167.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 35.00 R     217.93 R      +522.67 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.00 R     31.27 R      +160.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 R     1,231.80 R      +105.30 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 30.00 R     42.64 R      +42.13 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 12.00 R     18.95 R      +57.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 R     459.56 R      +819.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.32 R     13.95 R      +4.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 272,500.00 R     272,370.18 R      -0.05 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,185.23 R     2,243.07 R      +89.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.07 R     8.95 R      +736.85 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 723.45 R     703.27 R      -2.79 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 366.08 R     724.87 R      +98.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 83.14 R     232.15 R      +179.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 R     170.56 R      +184.26 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 656.14 R     967.95 R      +47.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 474.00 R     669.20 R      +41.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 1,026.85 R     1,412.69 R      +37.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 996.08 R     1,547.65 R      +55.37 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,692.86 R     20,625.22 R      +262.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,892.31 R     13,027.48 R      +166.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,225.00 R     30,400.22 R      +129.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,321.43 R     21,957.64 R      +112.74 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,642.86 R     71,155.46 R      +462.81 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,050.00 R     48,534.15 R      +382.93 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 20,978.26 R     44,682.64 R      +112.99 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.23     5.24      -43.24 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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Currency: ZAR