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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 56.23% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 60.84% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in South Africa are 70.03% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 55.93% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 60.16% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 8.36% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  South Africa      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 A$     8.17 A$      -51.94 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$     35.74 A$      -55.32 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.50 A$     4.60 A$      -45.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.50 A$     1.84 A$      -71.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.50 A$     1.84 A$      -75.49 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 A$     1.73 A$      -56.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.04 A$     0.92 A$      -69.64 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 A$     0.78 A$      -69.89 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.55 A$     1.07 A$      -31.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.93 A$     1.00 A$      -65.94 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.87 A$     1.55 A$      -46.00 %
Eggs (12) 4.30 A$     1.94 A$      -54.98 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.17 A$     6.86 A$      -32.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.21 A$     5.23 A$      -53.36 %
Apples (1kg) 4.07 A$     1.60 A$      -60.74 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.51 A$     1.42 A$      -59.63 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.91 A$     1.49 A$      -69.70 %
Potato (1kg) 2.90 A$     1.24 A$      -57.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.43 A$     0.95 A$      -61.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.69 A$     1.22 A$      -54.68 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$     4.80 A$      -68.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.82 A$     1.32 A$      -72.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.25 A$     1.66 A$      -68.32 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.50 A$     3.27 A$      -82.34 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$     1.23 A$      -69.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 A$     40.85 A$      -65.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 A$     1.58 A$      -59.41 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.09 A$     1.02 A$      -51.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.10 A$     5.11 A$      -89.38 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.52 A$     1.31 A$      -13.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,490.00 A$     20,424.34 A$      -25.70 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 214.96 A$     100.56 A$      -53.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.88 A$     0.20 A$      -77.57 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.90 A$     64.83 A$      -1.62 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.80 A$     39.01 A$      -42.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.46 A$     6.08 A$      -68.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.50 A$     5.11 A$      -70.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.97 A$     62.85 A$      -38.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 70.99 A$     39.84 A$      -43.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 146.00 A$     80.00 A$      -45.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 135.55 A$     73.36 A$      -45.88 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,798.75 A$     456.20 A$      -74.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,329.15 A$     367.03 A$      -72.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,180.22 A$     931.09 A$      -70.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,044.44 A$     752.13 A$      -63.21 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,440.88 A$     1,150.36 A$      -84.54 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,962.97 A$     929.17 A$      -81.28 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,261.02 A$     1,529.04 A$      -64.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.98     8.86      +48.16 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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