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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and South Africa Reverse

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in South Africa are 53.65% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 57.95% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in South Africa are 66.61% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 54.77% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 59.23% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 15.87% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(197.20 R)
9.13 A$
(100.00 R)
     -49.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(876.45 R)
36.51 A$
(400.00 R)
     -54.36 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$
(109.56 R)
4.56 A$
(50.00 R)
     -54.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 7.00 A$
(76.69 R)
2.01 A$
(22.00 R)
     -71.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 A$
(87.65 R)
2.56 A$
(28.00 R)
     -68.05 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 A$
(44.72 R)
1.86 A$
(20.35 R)
     -54.50 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.18 A$
(34.81 R)
0.97 A$
(10.58 R)
     -69.60 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.61 A$
(28.56 R)
0.79 A$
(8.61 R)
     -69.87 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.49 A$
(16.36 R)
1.12 A$
(12.29 R)
     -24.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.74 A$
(30.02 R)
1.05 A$
(11.53 R)
     -61.59 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.94 A$
(32.23 R)
1.57 A$
(17.18 R)
     -46.71 %
Eggs (12) 4.68 A$
(51.25 R)
2.05 A$
(22.42 R)
     -56.25 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.39 A$
(102.90 R)
7.48 A$
(81.97 R)
     -20.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.82 A$
(118.55 R)
5.59 A$
(61.22 R)
     -48.36 %
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.47 A$
(169.50 R)
7.61 A$
(83.39 R)
     -50.80 %
Apples (1kg) 4.09 A$
(44.77 R)
1.71 A$
(18.75 R)
     -58.12 %
Banana (1kg) 3.26 A$
(35.72 R)
1.35 A$
(14.83 R)
     -58.49 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.54 A$
(38.79 R)
1.48 A$
(16.21 R)
     -58.21 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.53 A$
(49.59 R)
1.61 A$
(17.64 R)
     -64.43 %
Potato (1kg) 2.87 A$
(31.49 R)
1.38 A$
(15.07 R)
     -52.14 %
Onion (1kg) 2.45 A$
(26.84 R)
1.28 A$
(14.03 R)
     -47.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.44 A$
(26.71 R)
1.09 A$
(11.96 R)
     -55.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.54 A$
(27.85 R)
1.21 A$
(13.26 R)
     -52.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(164.34 R)
4.56 A$
(50.00 R)
     -69.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.06 A$
(55.39 R)
1.49 A$
(16.31 R)
     -70.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.62 A$
(61.61 R)
2.02 A$
(22.18 R)
     -64.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 24.00 A$
(262.94 R)
3.19 A$
(35.00 R)
     -86.69 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.93 A$
(43.06 R)
1.37 A$
(15.00 R)
     -65.16 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 A$
(1,424.24 R)
36.51 A$
(400.00 R)
     -71.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(43.82 R)
1.78 A$
(19.50 R)
     -55.50 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.17 A$
(23.77 R)
0.91 A$
(10.00 R)
     -57.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$
(539.02 R)
4.56 A$
(50.00 R)
     -90.72 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 A$
(14.43 R)
1.17 A$
(12.84 R)
     -11.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(273,891.80 R)
22,969.84 A$
(251,650.00 R)
     -8.12 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 187.70 A$
(2,056.41 R)
98.60 A$
(1,080.24 R)
     -47.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 A$
(4.41 R)
0.15 A$
(1.66 R)
     -62.49 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.67 A$
(774.26 R)
71.41 A$
(782.30 R)
     +1.04 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.32 A$
(704.62 R)
37.64 A$
(412.40 R)
     -41.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.08 A$
(220.01 R)
7.75 A$
(84.92 R)
     -61.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(197.20 R)
5.93 A$
(65.00 R)
     -67.04 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 96.89 A$
(1,061.53 R)
62.73 A$
(687.20 R)
     -35.26 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.48 A$
(706.40 R)
45.01 A$
(493.16 R)
     -30.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 132.37 A$
(1,450.22 R)
89.94 A$
(985.32 R)
     -32.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.83 A$
(1,477.20 R)
87.10 A$
(954.25 R)
     -35.40 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,804.39 A$
(19,768.31 R)
486.21 A$
(5,326.73 R)
     -73.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,308.48 A$
(14,335.26 R)
399.79 A$
(4,379.99 R)
     -69.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,101.48 A$
(33,978.77 R)
1,025.52 A$
(11,235.28 R)
     -66.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,010.94 A$
(22,031.15 R)
842.82 A$
(9,233.61 R)
     -58.09 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,324.11 A$
(91,196.23 R)
1,160.39 A$
(12,712.83 R)
     -86.06 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,798.53 A$
(63,526.80 R)
902.88 A$
(9,891.65 R)
     -84.43 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,321.87 A$
(47,348.94 R)
1,528.94 A$
(16,750.54 R)
     -64.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.81 9.64      +100.49 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
Contributors:25321144
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: AUD