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Cost of Living Comparison Between Johannesburg and Perth Reverse

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You would need around 6,646.71A$ (61,049.45R) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 30,000.00R 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).

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Perth are 95.55% higher than in Johannesburg
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 103.50% higher than in Johannesburg
Rent Prices in Perth are 123.05% higher than in Johannesburg
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 126.88% higher than in Johannesburg
Groceries Prices in Perth are 107.00% higher than in Johannesburg
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 6.87% lower than in Johannesburg

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  Johannesburg  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 R
(10.89 A$)
    229.62 R
(25.00 A$)
     +129.62 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.00 R
(48.99 A$)
    941.45 R
(102.50 A$)
     +109.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R
(5.44 A$)
    91.85 R
(10.00 A$)
     +83.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 R
(2.18 A$)
    87.26 R
(9.50 A$)
     +336.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 25.00 R
(2.72 A$)
    82.66 R
(9.00 A$)
     +230.66 %
Cappuccino (regular) 19.77 R
(2.15 A$)
    41.20 R
(4.49 A$)
     +108.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 10.77 R
(1.17 A$)
    29.70 R
(3.23 A$)
     +175.78 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.61 R
(0.94 A$)
    26.44 R
(2.88 A$)
     +207.01 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 50.01 R
(5.44 A$)
    54.29 R
(5.91 A$)
     +8.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.82 R
(1.18 A$)
    26.40 R
(2.87 A$)
     +144.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.36 R
(0.91 A$)
    15.92 R
(1.73 A$)
     +90.46 %
Eggs (12) 24.79 R
(2.70 A$)
    44.60 R
(4.86 A$)
     +79.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 37.89 R
(4.12 A$)
    39.93 R
(4.35 A$)
     +5.39 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 35.49 R
(3.86 A$)
    53.81 R
(5.86 A$)
     +51.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 9.35 R
(1.02 A$)
    17.59 R
(1.91 A$)
     +88.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 8.50 R
(0.93 A$)
    18.30 R
(1.99 A$)
     +115.20 %
Tomato (1 lb) 8.55 R
(0.93 A$)
    19.43 R
(2.12 A$)
     +127.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.74 R
(0.73 A$)
    11.61 R
(1.26 A$)
     +72.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.65 R
(1.27 A$)
    20.55 R
(2.24 A$)
     +76.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.38 R
(1.46 A$)
    28.54 R
(3.11 A$)
     +113.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 R
(6.53 A$)
    137.77 R
(15.00 A$)
     +129.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.58 R
(1.59 A$)
    54.40 R
(5.92 A$)
     +272.96 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.87 R
(2.27 A$)
    53.44 R
(5.82 A$)
     +156.01 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 35.00 R
(3.81 A$)
    229.62 R
(25.00 A$)
     +556.06 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 15.00 R
(1.63 A$)
    30.31 R
(3.30 A$)
     +102.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 R
(65.32 A$)
    1,102.19 R
(120.00 A$)
     +83.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 R
(2.72 A$)
    45.92 R
(5.00 A$)
     +83.70 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 R
(1.75 A$)
    29.56 R
(3.22 A$)
     +83.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 R
(5.99 A$)
    441.79 R
(48.10 A$)
     +703.26 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 49.14 R
(5.35 A$)
    49.66 R
(5.41 A$)
     +1.05 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 R
(27,218.56 A$)
    229,622.69 R
(25,000.00 A$)
     -8.15 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,298.72 R
(141.40 A$)
    2,181.89 R
(237.55 A$)
     +68.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.12 R
(0.12 A$)
    6.67 R
(0.73 A$)
     +493.21 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 748.50 R
(81.49 A$)
    742.66 R
(80.86 A$)
     -0.78 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 337.67 R
(36.76 A$)
    625.19 R
(68.07 A$)
     +85.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 91.50 R
(9.96 A$)
    203.74 R
(22.18 A$)
     +122.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 61.00 R
(6.64 A$)
    165.33 R
(18.00 A$)
     +171.03 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 699.06 R
(76.11 A$)
    922.51 R
(100.44 A$)
     +31.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 478.33 R
(52.08 A$)
    748.99 R
(81.55 A$)
     +56.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,036.06 R
(112.80 A$)
    1,440.72 R
(156.86 A$)
     +39.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 969.93 R
(105.60 A$)
    1,478.77 R
(161.00 A$)
     +52.46 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,014.29 R
(654.80 A$)
    17,784.28 R
(1,936.25 A$)
     +195.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,071.43 R
(552.15 A$)
    12,874.94 R
(1,401.75 A$)
     +153.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,226.67 R
(1,440.04 A$)
    27,720.05 R
(3,018.00 A$)
     +109.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,558.82 R
(1,149.58 A$)
    19,345.71 R
(2,106.25 A$)
     +83.22 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,207.73 R
(131.49 A$)
    6,585.62 R
(717.00 A$)
     +445.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 942.29 R
(102.59 A$)
    4,370.70 R
(475.86 A$)
     +363.84 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 19,758.62 R
(2,151.21 A$)
    37,446.87 R
(4,077.00 A$)
     +89.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.46     5.15      -45.57 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
Contributors:171156
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: ZAR