Historical Prices in Cape Town

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2020 120.00 550.00 60.00
2019 140.00 550.00 60.00
2018 120.00 500.00 60.00
2017 100.00 460.00 57.50
2016 100.00 450.00 55.00
2015 90.00 400.00 45.00
2014 80.00 300.00 45.00
2013 70.00 300.00 40.00
2012 70.00 318.40 37.00
2011 75.00 285.00 35.50
2010 55.00 220.00 38.50
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2020 35.00 40.00 13.33 10.86 27.91
2019 35.00 40.00 13.69 10.71 27.74
2018 30.00 40.00 12.98 10.34 25.24
2017 30.00 35.00 12.00 10.19 23.94
2016 25.00 30.00 11.30 9.06 22.27
2015 25.00 30.00 10.46 9.31 19.40
2014 20.00 24.50 8.94 7.05 18.54
2013 18.00 17.50 8.57 8.03 18.16
2012 17.50 18.50 8.42 7.24 17.07
2011 19.00 20.00 6.89 6.51 16.67
2010 15.00 15.00 8.50 10.00 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2020 14.89 13.88 32.54 13.87 23.67 31.01
2019 15.76 13.68 31.27 17.67 26.65 35.56
2018 12.87 13.14 34.62 14.73 20.95 28.45
2017 12.82 11.97 23.90 14.10 18.33 28.79
2016 13.12 12.44 24.33 13.34 18.72 30.31
2015 11.74 10.87 20.40 13.40 17.53 22.80
2014 11.69 10.35 21.91 13.78 16.30 18.33
2013 11.29 9.09 22.27 13.11 13.58 14.56
2012 9.32 8.33 17.60 11.60 10.00 11.88
2011 8.17 7.68 19.51 10.95 10.60 14.46
2010 8.30 8.38 13.75 11.00 9.00 13.33
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2020 24.64 23.57 20.21 15.45 22.65 22.54 23.92 18.86
2019 24.89 25.17 23.12 17.25 24.33 19.75 23.20 19.60
2018 21.60 19.50 14.77 13.93 23.00 17.86 17.78 13.58
2017 18.95 19.00 15.00 13.39 19.00 18.00 17.50 13.39
2016 20.82 18.43 18.73 14.67 17.15 19.20 16.31 16.40
2015 16.23 13.23 11.16 10.72 18.57 15.25 13.51 11.03
2014 16.89 17.36 9.61 9.69 18.45 14.89 - -
2013 13.90 11.67 9.94 8.32 16.66 13.71 - -
2012 14.20 11.83 9.95 8.00 12.50 13.17 - -
2011 12.74 5.00 8.48 12.00 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2020 112.55 80.00 45.00 79.20 108.22
2019 101.60 80.00 40.00 85.07 110.89
2018 104.87 65.00 40.00 71.71 102.01
2017 98.20 60.00 40.00 65.34 92.15
2016 90.04 60.00 37.50 68.04 78.41
2015 85.87 50.00 35.00 59.09 95.53
2014 87.00 50.00 34.50 56.50 -
2013 74.75 50.00 32.00 57.00 -
2012 64.32 50.00 30.00 54.17 -
2011 78.79 50.00 30.00 45.86 -
2010 60.00 40.00 26.00 38.33 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2020 10697.72 7577.77 22470.15 15090.48
2019 11064.10 7544.87 23158.73 15108.11
2018 10978.71 6943.87 23093.75 14822.22
2017 10192.03 6500.00 20576.92 13068.97
2016 8987.80 5988.89 19974.36 12277.78
2015 7655.00 5030.30 17091.67 10833.33
2014 7100.00 5096.15 18321.43 11766.67
2013 6133.33 4008.33 12875.00 9090.91
2012 5954.55 4409.09 11333.33 8072.73
2011 5666.67 3791.67 11933.33 7500.00
2010 4000.00 3000.00 6983.33 5120.00

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2020 35685.11 20575.66
2019 39619.69 20710.05
2018 36907.30 17981.68
2017 34083.33 15072.75
2016 26100.00 13184.78
2015 20428.57 11950.00
2014 - -
2013 17400.00 12615.98
2012 17733.33 9646.50
2011 21350.00 8275.00
2010 12988.33 8633.50

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2020 20240.99
2019 18107.50
2018 16255.75
2017 18691.36
2016 16689.68
2015 18288.11
2014 17372.00
2013 16045.45
2012 15501.38
2011 14000.00
2010 15500.00

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2020 20.00 15.27
2019 15.00 15.58
2018 15.00 15.08
2017 10.50 13.17
2016 11.00 12.50
2015 11.00 12.64
2014 10.00 13.85
2013 8.00 12.82
2012 8.00 11.29
2011 10.00 9.47
2010 12.00 8.29
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2020 575.00
2019 400.00
2018 380.00
2017 320.00
2016 350.00
2015 285.62
2014 335.00
2013 380.00
2012 240.00
2011 300.00
2010 190.35

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2020 9.27
2019 10.68
2018 10.27
2017 10.30
2016 10.46
2015 9.67
2014 9.21
2013 8.24
2012 8.89
2011 10.17
2010 8.60

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2020 1209.74 904.76
2019 1039.31 972.13
2018 961.64 919.12
2017 809.87 828.83
2016 950.53 849.11
2015 1061.58 834.97
2014 1011.68 745.36
2013 808.72 708.33
2012 916.30 733.67
2011 850.00 442.50
2010 453.33 526.67

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2020 514.19 179.44 100.00
2019 546.88 121.88 85.00
2018 476.75 132.62 80.00
2017 499.09 80.00 75.00
2016 530.39 95.00 67.25
2015 433.25 81.67 65.00
2014 440.91 - 60.00
2013 364.55 - 50.00
2012 385.00 45.00 45.00
2011 399.25 79.37 40.00
2010 300.00 - 25.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2020 755.44 506.53 1333.99 1293.25
2019 773.36 488.33 1331.97 1199.97
2018 758.63 456.52 1206.04 1164.58
2017 693.21 467.50 1114.10 993.55
2016 721.54 501.47 1071.40 1186.17
2015 667.00 488.85 943.18 843.52
2014 643.25 394.22 924.92 766.58
2013 644.44 357.36 734.80 749.90
2012 600.00 400.00 664.29 644.44
2011 630.00 272.38 800.00 837.25
2010 400.00 215.00 775.00 660.00
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