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Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Cape Town 

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Consumer Prices in Cape Town are 43.15% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 51.98% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 62.55% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 46.64% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 51.00% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 30.41% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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  Los Angeles, CACape TownDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(209.31 R)
9.32 $
(130.00 R)
     -37.89 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(976.80 R)
35.83 $
(500.00 R)
     -48.81 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $
(104.66 R)
4.30 $
(60.00 R)
     -42.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(83.73 R)
2.51 $
(35.00 R)
     -58.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(97.68 R)
2.87 $
(40.00 R)
     -59.05 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 $
(62.54 R)
1.94 $
(27.08 R)
     -56.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 $
(33.41 R)
0.97 $
(13.52 R)
     -59.54 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 $
(24.37 R)
0.76 $
(10.63 R)
     -56.38 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.70 $
(51.57 R)
3.62 $
(50.57 R)
     -1.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.92 $
(40.77 R)
0.89 $
(12.38 R)
     -69.64 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.83 $
(25.49 R)
0.72 $
(10.05 R)
     -60.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 $
(45.01 R)
2.32 $
(32.31 R)
     -28.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.90 $
(68.35 R)
3.57 $
(49.81 R)
     -27.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.03 $
(70.15 R)
2.61 $
(36.37 R)
     -48.16 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.87 $
(81.92 R)
3.36 $
(46.90 R)
     -42.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.11 $
(29.40 R)
0.72 $
(10.11 R)
     -65.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $
(12.87 R)
0.60 $
(8.31 R)
     -35.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.52 $
(21.20 R)
0.64 $
(8.94 R)
     -57.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.74 $
(24.23 R)
0.58 $
(8.12 R)
     -66.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(19.14 R)
0.47 $
(6.58 R)
     -65.64 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 $
(14.72 R)
0.45 $
(6.31 R)
     -57.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 $
(18.95 R)
0.99 $
(13.85 R)
     -26.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.98 $
(27.63 R)
1.09 $
(15.25 R)
     -44.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(167.45 R)
4.84 $
(67.50 R)
     -59.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.16 $
(30.17 R)
1.59 $
(22.16 R)
     -26.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 $
(37.50 R)
2.21 $
(30.87 R)
     -17.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(125.59 R)
2.87 $
(40.00 R)
     -68.15 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(24.42 R)
1.07 $
(15.00 R)
     -38.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(1,395.42 R)
28.67 $
(400.00 R)
     -71.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.46 $
(48.28 R)
1.07 $
(15.00 R)
     -68.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(38.37 R)
1.15 $
(16.09 R)
     -58.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(407.32 R)
3.22 $
(45.00 R)
     -88.95 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.79 $
(52.82 R)
4.27 $
(59.55 R)
     +12.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $
(304,829.94 R)
21,498.87 $
(300,000.00 R)
     -1.58 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,433.71 $
(285,136.46 R)
20,731.14 $
(289,286.84 R)
     +1.46 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 139.64 $
(1,948.64 R)
75.03 $
(1,046.98 R)
     -46.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(1.78 R)
0.12 $
(1.67 R)
     -6.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.08 $
(838.36 R)
69.62 $
(971.43 R)
     +15.87 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.26 $
(561.84 R)
36.59 $
(510.55 R)
     -9.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.35 $
(172.38 R)
10.03 $
(140.00 R)
     -18.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(209.31 R)
5.73 $
(80.00 R)
     -61.78 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,129.23 $
(15,757.55 R)
217.32 $
(3,032.59 R)
     -80.75 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,776.79 $
(303,878.06 R)
4,179.08 $
(58,315.79 R)
     -80.81 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.55 $
(677.47 R)
55.57 $
(775.38 R)
     +14.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.54 $
(468.03 R)
34.23 $
(477.65 R)
     +2.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.95 $
(1,073.84 R)
88.84 $
(1,239.71 R)
     +15.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.88 $
(1,491.42 R)
84.79 $
(1,183.24 R)
     -20.66 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,203.63 $
(30,750.00 R)
803.41 $
(11,210.94 R)
     -63.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,691.34 $
(23,601.26 R)
532.99 $
(7,437.50 R)
     -68.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,912.26 $
(54,592.59 R)
1,618.77 $
(22,588.71 R)
     -58.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,905.00 $
(40,537.00 R)
1,056.49 $
(14,742.42 R)
     -63.63 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 695.53 $
(9,705.54 R)
253.08 $
(3,531.59 R)
     -63.61 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 447.35 $
(6,242.37 R)
126.40 $
(1,763.75 R)
     -71.75 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,049.71 $
(56,510.51 R)
1,353.36 $
(18,885.06 R)
     -66.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.35 10.39      +138.73 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:430434
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD