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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 49.63% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cape Town are 58.71% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Cape Town are 68.31% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Cape Town are 51.71% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Cape Town are 57.26% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Cape Town is 14.59% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYCape TownDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $
(207.80 R)
8.66 $
(100.00 R)
     -51.88 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(923.57 R)
38.98 $
(450.00 R)
     -51.28 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(92.36 R)
4.76 $
(55.00 R)
     -40.45 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(80.81 R)
2.60 $
(30.00 R)
     -62.88 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(92.36 R)
3.03 $
(35.00 R)
     -62.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 $
(48.78 R)
2.11 $
(24.41 R)
     -49.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.04 $
(23.57 R)
1.05 $
(12.08 R)
     -48.74 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.63 $
(18.79 R)
0.86 $
(9.97 R)
     -46.93 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.20 $
(48.50 R)
4.20 $
(48.52 R)
     +0.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.04 $
(35.15 R)
0.93 $
(10.71 R)
     -69.53 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.28 $
(37.83 R)
0.76 $
(8.74 R)
     -76.90 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.97 $
(34.28 R)
2.18 $
(25.20 R)
     -26.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.06 $
(69.96 R)
3.78 $
(43.62 R)
     -37.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.91 $
(56.69 R)
2.54 $
(29.37 R)
     -48.19 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.11 $
(82.03 R)
3.54 $
(40.90 R)
     -50.14 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.63 $
(30.32 R)
0.71 $
(8.19 R)
     -72.99 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $
(11.04 R)
0.65 $
(7.46 R)
     -32.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.26 $
(26.08 R)
0.70 $
(8.07 R)
     -69.06 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.30 $
(26.52 R)
0.68 $
(7.85 R)
     -70.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 $
(15.71 R)
0.54 $
(6.24 R)
     -60.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.30 $
(14.98 R)
0.51 $
(5.90 R)
     -60.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 $
(26.56 R)
1.16 $
(13.37 R)
     -49.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.27 $
(26.19 R)
1.25 $
(14.44 R)
     -44.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(173.17 R)
5.20 $
(60.00 R)
     -65.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 $
(29.63 R)
1.59 $
(18.37 R)
     -38.01 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.80 $
(32.33 R)
2.50 $
(28.82 R)
     -10.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 $
(150.08 R)
3.46 $
(40.00 R)
     -73.35 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(31.75 R)
1.04 $
(12.00 R)
     -62.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(1,396.91 R)
30.32 $
(350.00 R)
     -74.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(28.86 R)
1.04 $
(12.00 R)
     -58.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.56 $
(29.54 R)
1.39 $
(16.09 R)
     -45.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(346.34 R)
4.33 $
(50.00 R)
     -85.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.79 $
(32.21 R)
4.39 $
(50.72 R)
     +57.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(265,527.64 R)
25,111.13 $
(289,900.00 R)
     +9.18 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,562.94 $
(237,392.61 R)
22,198.20 $
(256,271.06 R)
     +7.95 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 123.30 $
(1,423.50 R)
70.09 $
(809.18 R)
     -43.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(1.19 R)
0.15 $
(1.71 R)
     +44.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.02 $
(681.41 R)
71.37 $
(823.89 R)
     +20.91 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.01 $
(842.84 R)
40.66 $
(469.40 R)
     -44.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 48.53 $
(560.30 R)
7.77 $
(89.67 R)
     -84.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(173.17 R)
6.50 $
(75.00 R)
     -56.69 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,824.02 $
(21,057.71 R)
256.60 $
(2,962.32 R)
     -85.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,230.77 $
(337,459.88 R)
5,907.48 $
(68,200.00 R)
     -79.79 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.16 $
(613.77 R)
61.34 $
(708.11 R)
     +15.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.42 $
(489.70 R)
37.21 $
(429.61 R)
     -12.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.51 $
(1,010.25 R)
101.40 $
(1,170.63 R)
     +15.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 125.24 $
(1,445.83 R)
93.84 $
(1,083.31 R)
     -25.07 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,135.53 $
(36,198.64 R)
927.71 $
(10,710.11 R)
     -70.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,868.03 $
(21,565.78 R)
603.17 $
(6,963.39 R)
     -67.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,230.00 $
(71,923.32 R)
1,876.77 $
(21,666.67 R)
     -69.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,288.34 $
(37,962.83 R)
1,193.80 $
(13,782.05 R)
     -63.70 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,265.40 $
(14,608.66 R)
275.65 $
(3,182.33 R)
     -78.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 650.76 $
(7,512.83 R)
126.92 $
(1,465.27 R)
     -80.50 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,139.28 $
(47,786.67 R)
1,459.60 $
(16,850.57 R)
     -64.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.84 10.32      +168.72 %
Last update: February 2018February 2018
Contributors:536264
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD