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Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and South Africa Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Africa are 48.73% lower than in Australia
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 52.66% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in South Africa are 61.20% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 48.14% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 54.20% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 12.06% lower than in Australia

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  Australia  South Africa      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 A$
(165.18 R)
    10.90 A$
(100.00 R)
     -39.46 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(734.15 R)
    38.68 A$
(355.00 R)
     -51.64 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 A$
(82.59 R)
    5.45 A$
(50.00 R)
     -39.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 A$
(55.06 R)
    2.18 A$
(20.00 R)
     -63.68 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 A$
(73.41 R)
    2.51 A$
(23.00 R)
     -68.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.04 A$
(37.09 R)
    2.03 A$
(18.61 R)
     -49.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.15 A$
(28.87 R)
    1.09 A$
(9.98 R)
     -65.43 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.57 A$
(23.57 R)
    0.89 A$
(8.12 R)
     -65.54 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.45 A$
(49.98 R)
    4.95 A$
(45.40 R)
     -9.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.56 A$
(23.50 R)
    1.09 A$
(10.03 R)
     -57.30 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.37 A$
(12.58 R)
    0.83 A$
(7.59 R)
     -39.64 %
Eggs (12) 4.60 A$
(42.21 R)
    2.30 A$
(21.07 R)
     -50.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.37 A$
(40.08 R)
    3.85 A$
(35.35 R)
     -11.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.99 A$
(45.80 R)
    2.90 A$
(26.65 R)
     -41.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.91 A$
(17.55 R)
    0.87 A$
(7.99 R)
     -54.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.70 A$
(15.61 R)
    0.76 A$
(6.98 R)
     -55.26 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.15 A$
(19.76 R)
    0.80 A$
(7.37 R)
     -62.73 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 A$
(12.31 R)
    0.64 A$
(5.87 R)
     -52.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 A$
(22.24 R)
    1.21 A$
(11.14 R)
     -49.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.49 A$
(22.85 R)
    1.43 A$
(13.15 R)
     -42.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(137.65 R)
    5.45 A$
(50.00 R)
     -63.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.91 A$
(45.02 R)
    1.57 A$
(14.45 R)
     -67.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.42 A$
(49.74 R)
    2.01 A$
(18.47 R)
     -62.86 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 22.00 A$
(201.89 R)
    3.81 A$
(35.00 R)
     -82.66 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(36.71 R)
    1.31 A$
(12.00 R)
     -67.31 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.30 A$
(1,177.39 R)
    38.14 A$
(350.00 R)
     -70.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 A$
(36.71 R)
    1.63 A$
(15.00 R)
     -59.14 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$
(32.05 R)
    1.75 A$
(16.09 R)
     -49.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(458.84 R)
    5.45 A$
(50.00 R)
     -89.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.48 A$
(50.31 R)
    5.47 A$
(50.21 R)
     -0.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 A$
(238,597.29 R)
    27,242.56 A$
(250,000.00 R)
     +4.78 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 211.11 A$
(1,937.31 R)
    119.53 A$
(1,096.93 R)
     -43.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.60 A$
(5.51 R)
    0.17 A$
(1.53 R)
     -72.33 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.77 A$
(658.65 R)
    76.34 A$
(700.58 R)
     +6.37 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.61 A$
(592.89 R)
    42.03 A$
(385.67 R)
     -34.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.08 A$
(184.26 R)
    7.57 A$
(69.47 R)
     -62.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(165.18 R)
    6.54 A$
(60.00 R)
     -63.68 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.07 A$
(927.46 R)
    71.70 A$
(657.95 R)
     -29.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 68.77 A$
(631.10 R)
    46.09 A$
(422.96 R)
     -32.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 139.94 A$
(1,284.23 R)
    100.66 A$
(923.70 R)
     -28.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.22 A$
(1,176.66 R)
    89.41 A$
(820.54 R)
     -30.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,689.88 A$
(15,507.68 R)
    506.03 A$
(4,643.75 R)
     -70.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,211.18 A$
(11,114.76 R)
    428.25 A$
(3,930.00 R)
     -64.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,758.78 A$
(25,316.87 R)
    1,079.13 A$
(9,902.97 R)
     -60.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,888.37 A$
(17,329.27 R)
    915.06 A$
(8,397.30 R)
     -51.54 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 750.28 A$
(6,885.18 R)
    116.66 A$
(1,070.58 R)
     -84.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 478.35 A$
(4,389.69 R)
    96.11 A$
(882.00 R)
     -79.91 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,243.25 A$
(38,939.55 R)
    1,766.43 A$
(16,210.25 R)
     -58.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.24     9.27      +76.80 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: AUD