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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Cape Town Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Cape Town are 57.97% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 65.95% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 74.57% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 61.74% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 63.69% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 24.14% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYCape TownDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(281.04 R)
7.12 $
(100.00 R)
     -64.42 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(1,124.15 R)
32.02 $
(450.00 R)
     -59.97 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(112.42 R)
4.27 $
(60.00 R)
     -46.63 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(98.36 R)
2.13 $
(30.00 R)
     -69.50 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(112.42 R)
2.49 $
(35.00 R)
     -68.87 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 $
(59.44 R)
1.67 $
(23.44 R)
     -60.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.07 $
(29.10 R)
0.84 $
(11.78 R)
     -59.53 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.59 $
(22.32 R)
0.72 $
(10.08 R)
     -54.84 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.00 $
(56.17 R)
3.51 $
(49.38 R)
     -12.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.90 $
(40.72 R)
0.78 $
(10.89 R)
     -73.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.26 $
(45.86 R)
0.60 $
(8.42 R)
     -81.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.06 $
(42.99 R)
1.66 $
(23.35 R)
     -45.69 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.70 $
(80.14 R)
3.04 $
(42.65 R)
     -46.78 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.90 $
(68.91 R)
2.12 $
(29.74 R)
     -56.84 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.80 $
(95.54 R)
2.93 $
(41.18 R)
     -56.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.62 $
(36.86 R)
0.61 $
(8.64 R)
     -76.56 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.12 $
(15.72 R)
0.55 $
(7.76 R)
     -50.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.12 $
(29.72 R)
0.63 $
(8.80 R)
     -70.38 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 $
(32.08 R)
0.60 $
(8.37 R)
     -73.92 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.32 $
(18.60 R)
0.57 $
(7.95 R)
     -57.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.34 $
(18.87 R)
0.46 $
(6.53 R)
     -65.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.18 $
(30.60 R)
0.98 $
(13.72 R)
     -55.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 $
(32.78 R)
0.98 $
(13.80 R)
     -57.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(210.78 R)
4.27 $
(60.00 R)
     -71.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.54 $
(35.72 R)
1.26 $
(17.74 R)
     -50.33 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.75 $
(38.64 R)
2.03 $
(28.50 R)
     -26.25 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 $
(182.68 R)
2.81 $
(39.50 R)
     -78.38 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(38.64 R)
0.85 $
(12.00 R)
     -68.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(1,700.28 R)
24.91 $
(350.00 R)
     -79.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(35.13 R)
0.89 $
(12.50 R)
     -64.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.56 $
(35.96 R)
1.15 $
(16.09 R)
     -55.24 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(421.56 R)
3.56 $
(50.00 R)
     -88.14 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.66 $
(37.37 R)
3.52 $
(49.53 R)
     +32.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(323,194.32 R)
20,104.00 $
(282,500.00 R)
     -12.59 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,831.12 $
(278,665.52 R)
18,926.41 $
(265,952.56 R)
     -4.56 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125.16 $
(1,758.77 R)
60.03 $
(843.47 R)
     -52.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(1.50 R)
0.13 $
(1.76 R)
     +17.83 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.47 $
(821.56 R)
60.89 $
(855.62 R)
     +4.15 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.04 $
(1,026.34 R)
38.54 $
(541.61 R)
     -47.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 47.50 $
(667.47 R)
5.88 $
(82.69 R)
     -87.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(210.78 R)
5.34 $
(75.00 R)
     -64.42 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,754.55 $
(24,654.74 R)
230.26 $
(3,235.56 R)
     -86.88 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,166.67 $
(423,899.80 R)
4,744.31 $
(66,666.67 R)
     -84.27 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.91 $
(743.52 R)
49.33 $
(693.14 R)
     -6.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.15 $
(606.32 R)
33.75 $
(474.19 R)
     -21.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.25 $
(1,240.03 R)
78.69 $
(1,105.68 R)
     -10.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.11 $
(1,631.62 R)
76.77 $
(1,078.79 R)
     -33.88 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,076.13 $
(43,225.51 R)
736.05 $
(10,342.95 R)
     -76.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,870.48 $
(26,283.79 R)
465.62 $
(6,542.86 R)
     -75.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,916.16 $
(83,133.41 R)
1,484.64 $
(20,862.07 R)
     -74.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,356.78 $
(47,169.22 R)
927.30 $
(13,030.30 R)
     -72.38 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,227.23 $
(17,244.89 R)
209.27 $
(2,940.71 R)
     -82.95 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 656.59 $
(9,226.38 R)
99.97 $
(1,404.84 R)
     -84.77 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,875.82 $
(68,514.69 R)
1,259.44 $
(17,697.53 R)
     -74.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 3.79 10.36      +173.21 %
Last update: November 2017November 2017
Contributors:534223
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD