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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and South Africa Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Africa are 54.90% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 58.60% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in South Africa are 66.30% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 54.99% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 58.60% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 8.72% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  South Africa      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$     8.29 A$      -51.23 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     36.27 A$      -54.66 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 9.00 A$     4.66 A$      -48.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 A$     2.07 A$      -68.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     2.07 A$      -72.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.97 A$     1.82 A$      -54.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.05 A$     0.96 A$      -68.41 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.56 A$     0.80 A$      -68.62 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.51 A$     1.14 A$      -24.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.92 A$     1.06 A$      -63.74 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.87 A$     1.63 A$      -43.27 %
Eggs (12) 4.37 A$     2.05 A$      -53.12 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.20 A$     7.28 A$      -28.58 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.27 A$     5.50 A$      -51.22 %
Apples (1kg) 4.21 A$     1.66 A$      -60.45 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.69 A$     1.52 A$      -58.83 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.92 A$     1.60 A$      -67.52 %
Potato (1kg) 2.96 A$     1.27 A$      -57.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.37 A$     1.04 A$      -56.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.52 A$     1.30 A$      -48.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     5.18 A$      -65.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.85 A$     1.39 A$      -71.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.36 A$     1.76 A$      -67.15 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$     3.45 A$      -82.77 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     1.14 A$      -71.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 125.00 A$     41.45 A$      -66.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$     1.55 A$      -61.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.14 A$     1.04 A$      -51.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$     5.18 A$      -89.64 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.54 A$     1.39 A$      -9.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,369.94 A$     22,799.30 A$      -16.70 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 216.88 A$     102.21 A$      -52.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.89 A$     0.18 A$      -79.65 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.10 A$     68.85 A$      +1.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.83 A$     39.99 A$      -40.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.48 A$     6.66 A$      -65.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$     5.18 A$      -71.21 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.57 A$     64.04 A$      -36.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 71.35 A$     42.65 A$      -40.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 143.94 A$     85.36 A$      -40.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 134.19 A$     75.79 A$      -43.52 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,774.26 A$     474.78 A$      -73.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,271.30 A$     385.10 A$      -69.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,057.22 A$     1,039.84 A$      -65.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,005.24 A$     832.74 A$      -58.47 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,574.43 A$     1,160.10 A$      -84.68 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,853.19 A$     979.35 A$      -79.82 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,361.64 A$     1,648.24 A$      -62.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.68     8.88      +56.44 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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