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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and South Africa Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Africa are 51.71% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 55.31% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in South Africa are 63.22% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 52.70% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 54.79% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 8.63% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  South Africa      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$
(158.19 R)
    8.60 A$
(80.00 R)
     -49.43 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(744.42 R)
    37.61 A$
(350.00 R)
     -52.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 A$
(83.75 R)
    5.37 A$
(50.00 R)
     -40.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$
(55.83 R)
    2.15 A$
(20.00 R)
     -64.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$
(69.79 R)
    2.36 A$
(22.00 R)
     -68.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 A$
(37.68 R)
    1.97 A$
(18.34 R)
     -51.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.12 A$
(29.07 R)
    1.06 A$
(9.87 R)
     -66.05 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.56 A$
(23.83 R)
    0.87 A$
(8.10 R)
     -66.00 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.43 A$
(13.28 R)
    1.27 A$
(11.83 R)
     -10.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.79 A$
(25.95 R)
    1.18 A$
(10.99 R)
     -57.62 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.99 A$
(27.86 R)
    1.79 A$
(16.68 R)
     -40.13 %
Eggs (12) 4.52 A$
(42.10 R)
    2.24 A$
(20.87 R)
     -50.44 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.77 A$
(90.94 R)
    8.11 A$
(75.44 R)
     -17.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.07 A$
(102.98 R)
    6.23 A$
(57.95 R)
     -43.72 %
Apples (1kg) 4.23 A$
(39.40 R)
    1.90 A$
(17.68 R)
     -55.12 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.80 A$
(35.38 R)
    1.64 A$
(15.27 R)
     -56.84 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.77 A$
(44.35 R)
    1.78 A$
(16.59 R)
     -62.59 %
Potato (1kg) 3.03 A$
(28.22 R)
    1.38 A$
(12.84 R)
     -54.49 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.39 A$
(22.28 R)
    1.20 A$
(11.14 R)
     -50.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 A$
(22.76 R)
    1.41 A$
(13.11 R)
     -42.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(139.58 R)
    5.37 A$
(50.00 R)
     -64.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.06 A$
(47.07 R)
    1.52 A$
(14.18 R)
     -69.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.62 A$
(52.33 R)
    1.96 A$
(18.23 R)
     -65.17 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 A$
(186.10 R)
    3.76 A$
(35.00 R)
     -81.19 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(37.22 R)
    1.29 A$
(12.00 R)
     -67.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 A$
(1,181.77 R)
    39.76 A$
(370.00 R)
     -68.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(37.22 R)
    1.61 A$
(15.00 R)
     -59.70 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.17 A$
(20.19 R)
    1.07 A$
(10.00 R)
     -50.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(465.26 R)
    5.37 A$
(50.00 R)
     -89.25 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.47 A$
(13.70 R)
    1.44 A$
(13.39 R)
     -2.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 A$
(251,241.70 R)
    26,866.56 A$
(250,000.00 R)
     -0.49 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 210.29 A$
(1,956.76 R)
    111.95 A$
(1,041.72 R)
     -46.76 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.92 A$
(8.53 R)
    0.17 A$
(1.59 R)
     -81.38 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.86 A$
(668.72 R)
    73.99 A$
(688.53 R)
     +2.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.61 A$
(610.48 R)
    41.69 A$
(387.94 R)
     -36.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.03 A$
(186.34 R)
    7.46 A$
(69.44 R)
     -62.74 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(167.49 R)
    5.91 A$
(55.00 R)
     -67.16 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.85 A$
(938.39 R)
    69.10 A$
(643.01 R)
     -31.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 68.02 A$
(632.94 R)
    44.95 A$
(418.28 R)
     -33.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 143.83 A$
(1,338.34 R)
    96.39 A$
(896.93 R)
     -32.98 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.66 A$
(1,187.92 R)
    82.86 A$
(771.00 R)
     -35.10 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,666.61 A$
(15,508.20 R)
    470.83 A$
(4,381.18 R)
     -71.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,206.48 A$
(11,226.57 R)
    409.36 A$
(3,809.23 R)
     -66.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,795.02 A$
(26,008.33 R)
    1,043.65 A$
(9,711.41 R)
     -62.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,912.71 A$
(17,798.21 R)
    877.48 A$
(8,165.15 R)
     -54.12 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,303.52 A$
(67,961.08 R)
    1,208.62 A$
(11,246.47 R)
     -83.45 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,757.02 A$
(44,265.23 R)
    1,001.29 A$
(9,317.25 R)
     -78.95 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,223.11 A$
(39,297.08 R)
    1,724.44 A$
(16,046.34 R)
     -59.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.36     9.15      +70.55 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: AUD