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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and South Africa Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Africa are 52.51% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 56.02% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in South Africa are 63.78% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 53.36% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 55.37% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 9.75% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  South Africa      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$     8.44 A$      -50.34 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     36.94 A$      -53.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 A$     5.28 A$      -41.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$     2.11 A$      -64.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     2.32 A$      -69.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.07 A$     1.94 A$      -52.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.12 A$     1.03 A$      -67.05 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.57 A$     0.85 A$      -67.09 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.42 A$     1.23 A$      -13.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.80 A$     1.17 A$      -58.23 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.95 A$     1.76 A$      -40.48 %
Eggs (12) 4.47 A$     2.17 A$      -51.43 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.75 A$     7.88 A$      -19.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.98 A$     6.11 A$      -44.38 %
Apples (1kg) 4.28 A$     1.85 A$      -56.90 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.74 A$     1.64 A$      -56.15 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.81 A$     1.77 A$      -63.10 %
Potato (1kg) 3.03 A$     1.34 A$      -55.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 A$     1.18 A$      -51.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.42 A$     1.40 A$      -42.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     5.28 A$      -64.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.02 A$     1.47 A$      -70.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.58 A$     1.88 A$      -66.22 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     3.69 A$      -81.53 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     1.27 A$      -68.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.50 A$     37.99 A$      -70.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$     1.58 A$      -60.42 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.17 A$     1.06 A$      -51.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.60 A$     5.28 A$      -89.36 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.49 A$     1.44 A$      -3.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,995.00 A$     26,384.13 A$      -2.26 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 209.31 A$     105.61 A$      -49.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.94 A$     0.17 A$      -82.28 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.14 A$     72.28 A$      +1.61 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.03 A$     41.39 A$      -36.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.72 A$     7.20 A$      -63.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     5.80 A$      -67.75 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.03 A$     66.83 A$      -33.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 67.31 A$     44.20 A$      -34.34 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 142.35 A$     92.05 A$      -35.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 125.78 A$     81.51 A$      -35.20 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,661.55 A$     461.45 A$      -72.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,195.88 A$     394.16 A$      -67.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,763.39 A$     1,024.85 A$      -62.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,904.57 A$     845.14 A$      -55.63 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,798.54 A$     1,188.26 A$      -82.52 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,464.48 A$     964.43 A$      -78.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,231.59 A$     1,679.70 A$      -60.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.39     9.09      +68.76 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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