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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and South Africa 

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in South Africa are 56.41% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 61.00% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in South Africa are 70.14% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 56.15% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 60.28% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 8.41% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  South Africa      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$     8.12 A$      -52.26 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     35.51 A$      -55.61 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.50 A$     4.57 A$      -46.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 A$     1.83 A$      -71.90 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     1.83 A$      -75.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 A$     1.72 A$      -56.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.04 A$     0.92 A$      -69.84 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 A$     0.77 A$      -70.06 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.56 A$     1.06 A$      -31.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.93 A$     0.99 A$      -66.06 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.87 A$     1.54 A$      -46.40 %
Eggs (12) 4.30 A$     1.92 A$      -55.26 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.18 A$     6.82 A$      -33.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.18 A$     5.19 A$      -53.54 %
Apples (1kg) 4.06 A$     1.59 A$      -60.89 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.52 A$     1.41 A$      -59.96 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.90 A$     1.48 A$      -69.85 %
Potato (1kg) 2.90 A$     1.23 A$      -57.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 A$     0.94 A$      -61.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.69 A$     1.21 A$      -54.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     4.77 A$      -68.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.82 A$     1.31 A$      -72.80 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.22 A$     1.65 A$      -68.32 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.50 A$     3.30 A$      -82.18 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     1.22 A$      -69.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 A$     40.58 A$      -66.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 A$     1.62 A$      -58.38 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.06 A$     1.01 A$      -50.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.10 A$     5.07 A$      -89.45 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.30 A$      -14.21 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,490.00 A$     20,291.23 A$      -26.19 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 213.94 A$     100.30 A$      -53.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.88 A$     0.20 A$      -77.59 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.03 A$     64.26 A$      -2.69 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 68.30 A$     38.49 A$      -43.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.59 A$     6.04 A$      -69.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.50 A$     5.07 A$      -71.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.43 A$     62.55 A$      -38.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.06 A$     39.40 A$      -44.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 145.62 A$     79.75 A$      -45.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 135.82 A$     73.05 A$      -46.22 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,793.77 A$     451.38 A$      -74.84 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,326.61 A$     364.14 A$      -72.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,173.42 A$     925.21 A$      -70.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,042.66 A$     747.92 A$      -63.39 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,440.88 A$     1,140.26 A$      -84.68 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,962.97 A$     923.00 A$      -81.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,237.50 A$     1,513.75 A$      -64.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.99     8.86      +47.86 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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