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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and South Africa Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Africa are 49.35% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 53.63% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in South Africa are 62.62% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 48.27% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 55.45% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 12.14% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  South Africa      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(169.78 R)
    10.60 A$
(100.00 R)
     -41.10 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(754.58 R)
    40.29 A$
(380.00 R)
     -49.64 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.10 A$
(85.83 R)
    5.30 A$
(50.00 R)
     -41.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$
(56.59 R)
    2.12 A$
(20.00 R)
     -64.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 A$
(75.46 R)
    2.65 A$
(25.00 R)
     -66.87 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 A$
(38.21 R)
    1.98 A$
(18.64 R)
     -51.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.16 A$
(29.76 R)
    1.07 A$
(10.05 R)
     -66.24 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.59 A$
(24.39 R)
    0.87 A$
(8.23 R)
     -66.26 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.55 A$
(52.38 R)
    4.81 A$
(45.38 R)
     -13.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 A$
(24.28 R)
    1.07 A$
(10.09 R)
     -58.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.32 A$
(12.49 R)
    0.81 A$
(7.62 R)
     -38.99 %
Eggs (12) 4.65 A$
(43.83 R)
    2.22 A$
(20.93 R)
     -52.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.38 A$
(41.35 R)
    3.80 A$
(35.84 R)
     -13.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.01 A$
(47.24 R)
    2.78 A$
(26.18 R)
     -44.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 A$
(17.92 R)
    0.85 A$
(8.03 R)
     -55.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 A$
(15.79 R)
    0.74 A$
(6.98 R)
     -55.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.12 A$
(20.04 R)
    0.78 A$
(7.31 R)
     -63.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 A$
(12.64 R)
    0.63 A$
(5.91 R)
     -53.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.43 A$
(22.95 R)
    1.18 A$
(11.11 R)
     -51.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.52 A$
(23.77 R)
    1.40 A$
(13.16 R)
     -44.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(141.48 R)
    5.30 A$
(50.00 R)
     -64.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.92 A$
(46.37 R)
    1.55 A$
(14.66 R)
     -68.38 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.50 A$
(51.89 R)
    1.99 A$
(18.75 R)
     -63.86 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 22.00 A$
(207.51 R)
    3.71 A$
(35.00 R)
     -83.13 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(37.73 R)
    1.27 A$
(12.00 R)
     -68.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 A$
(1,226.19 R)
    37.11 A$
(350.00 R)
     -71.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(37.73 R)
    1.59 A$
(15.00 R)
     -60.24 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$
(32.94 R)
    1.71 A$
(16.09 R)
     -51.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(471.61 R)
    5.30 A$
(50.00 R)
     -89.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.41 A$
(51.01 R)
    5.28 A$
(49.81 R)
     -2.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(235,805.80 R)
    26,504.86 A$
(250,000.00 R)
     +6.02 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 209.95 A$
(1,980.27 R)
    117.86 A$
(1,111.73 R)
     -43.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.54 A$
(5.10 R)
    0.17 A$
(1.60 R)
     -68.64 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.60 A$
(665.95 R)
    76.27 A$
(719.44 R)
     +8.03 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.58 A$
(609.17 R)
    40.46 A$
(381.65 R)
     -37.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.92 A$
(187.93 R)
    7.64 A$
(72.02 R)
     -61.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(169.78 R)
    6.36 A$
(60.00 R)
     -64.66 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.17 A$
(954.31 R)
    69.75 A$
(657.87 R)
     -31.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 69.66 A$
(657.01 R)
    46.97 A$
(443.06 R)
     -32.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 137.99 A$
(1,301.52 R)
    98.72 A$
(931.15 R)
     -28.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.51 A$
(1,212.12 R)
    90.99 A$
(858.25 R)
     -29.19 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,721.00 A$
(16,232.84 R)
    499.84 A$
(4,714.60 R)
     -70.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,228.11 A$
(11,583.83 R)
    423.85 A$
(3,997.88 R)
     -65.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,851.19 A$
(26,893.09 R)
    1,063.34 A$
(10,029.63 R)
     -62.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,941.99 A$
(18,317.30 R)
    907.34 A$
(8,558.20 R)
     -53.28 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 755.58 A$
(7,126.84 R)
    110.67 A$
(1,043.90 R)
     -85.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 490.04 A$
(4,622.18 R)
    90.89 A$
(857.33 R)
     -81.45 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,192.96 A$
(39,549.00 R)
    1,708.28 A$
(16,112.87 R)
     -59.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.14     9.40      +82.90 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2015September, 2015
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Currency: AUD