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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and South Africa Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Africa are 50.39% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 53.81% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in South Africa are 61.37% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 50.32% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 54.46% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 12.03% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  South Africa      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$
(158.15 R)
    9.67 A$
(90.00 R)
     -43.09 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(744.24 R)
    37.62 A$
(350.00 R)
     -52.97 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 A$
(83.73 R)
    5.37 A$
(50.00 R)
     -40.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$
(55.82 R)
    2.15 A$
(20.00 R)
     -64.17 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.90 A$
(73.49 R)
    2.36 A$
(22.00 R)
     -70.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 A$
(37.67 R)
    2.00 A$
(18.57 R)
     -50.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.16 A$
(29.37 R)
    1.07 A$
(9.92 R)
     -66.21 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 A$
(24.01 R)
    0.87 A$
(8.09 R)
     -66.29 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.42 A$
(50.43 R)
    4.84 A$
(44.99 R)
     -10.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.54 A$
(23.64 R)
    1.08 A$
(10.01 R)
     -57.64 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.36 A$
(12.66 R)
    0.82 A$
(7.61 R)
     -39.90 %
Eggs (12) 4.56 A$
(42.42 R)
    2.28 A$
(21.17 R)
     -50.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.42 A$
(41.15 R)
    3.80 A$
(35.32 R)
     -14.17 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.97 A$
(46.26 R)
    2.86 A$
(26.57 R)
     -42.56 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 A$
(17.88 R)
    0.86 A$
(7.98 R)
     -55.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.70 A$
(15.83 R)
    0.75 A$
(6.98 R)
     -55.90 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.15 A$
(19.99 R)
    0.80 A$
(7.43 R)
     -62.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.35 A$
(12.59 R)
    0.62 A$
(5.81 R)
     -53.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.43 A$
(22.60 R)
    1.20 A$
(11.14 R)
     -50.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 A$
(22.97 R)
    1.42 A$
(13.24 R)
     -42.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(139.54 R)
    5.37 A$
(50.00 R)
     -64.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.93 A$
(45.86 R)
    1.54 A$
(14.30 R)
     -68.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.44 A$
(50.58 R)
    1.95 A$
(18.14 R)
     -64.14 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 21.00 A$
(195.36 R)
    3.76 A$
(35.00 R)
     -82.08 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(37.21 R)
    1.21 A$
(11.24 R)
     -69.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.00 A$
(1,190.78 R)
    37.62 A$
(350.00 R)
     -70.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(37.21 R)
    1.61 A$
(15.00 R)
     -59.69 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$
(32.49 R)
    1.73 A$
(16.09 R)
     -50.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(465.15 R)
    5.37 A$
(50.00 R)
     -89.25 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.50 A$
(51.15 R)
    5.37 A$
(49.92 R)
     -2.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$
(241,876.60 R)
    26,873.21 A$
(250,000.00 R)
     +3.36 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 214.22 A$
(1,992.91 R)
    115.49 A$
(1,074.42 R)
     -46.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.76 A$
(7.03 R)
    0.16 A$
(1.53 R)
     -78.30 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.37 A$
(673.26 R)
    75.13 A$
(698.93 R)
     +3.81 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.17 A$
(606.27 R)
    41.12 A$
(382.57 R)
     -36.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.15 A$
(187.45 R)
    7.50 A$
(69.80 R)
     -62.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(167.45 R)
    6.45 A$
(60.00 R)
     -64.17 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.05 A$
(940.04 R)
    69.47 A$
(646.23 R)
     -31.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 68.93 A$
(641.24 R)
    44.81 A$
(416.85 R)
     -34.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 139.67 A$
(1,299.31 R)
    97.46 A$
(906.69 R)
     -30.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.67 A$
(1,178.38 R)
    84.93 A$
(790.14 R)
     -32.95 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,678.44 A$
(15,614.40 R)
    497.10 A$
(4,624.48 R)
     -70.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,194.35 A$
(11,110.96 R)
    417.60 A$
(3,884.90 R)
     -65.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,710.37 A$
(25,214.44 R)
    1,064.97 A$
(9,907.37 R)
     -60.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,876.71 A$
(17,458.89 R)
    902.02 A$
(8,391.43 R)
     -51.94 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 761.44 A$
(7,083.65 R)
    113.20 A$
(1,053.09 R)
     -85.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 484.30 A$
(4,505.40 R)
    94.34 A$
(877.62 R)
     -80.52 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,247.44 A$
(39,513.67 R)
    1,725.78 A$
(16,054.80 R)
     -59.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.27     9.24      +75.39 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: AUD