Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Australia Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Australia are 87.78% higher than in South Africa (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Australia are 97.90% higher than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Australia are 127.91% higher than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Australia are 90.09% higher than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Australia are 118.80% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Australia is 34.76% higher than in South Africa
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Restaurants
South Africa Edit Australia Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 R
(10.99 A$)
218.39 R
(20.00 A$)
     +81.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 550.00 R
(50.37 A$)
982.73 R
(90.00 A$)
     +78.68 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 60.00 R
(5.49 A$)
131.03 R
(12.00 A$)
     +118.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 R
(2.75 A$)
87.35 R
(8.00 A$)
     +191.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 R
(3.66 A$)
98.27 R
(9.00 A$)
     +145.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 27.76 R
(2.54 A$)
49.03 R
(4.49 A$)
     +76.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 14.09 R
(1.29 A$)
36.29 R
(3.32 A$)
     +157.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.82 R
(0.99 A$)
30.78 R
(2.82 A$)
     +184.33 %
Markets
South Africa Edit Australia Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 58.25 R
(5.33 A$)
67.99 R
(6.23 A$)
     +16.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 12.72 R
(1.17 A$)
27.69 R
(2.54 A$)
     +117.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.87 R
(0.90 A$)
13.50 R
(1.24 A$)
     +36.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 29.44 R
(2.70 A$)
51.64 R
(4.73 A$)
     +75.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 49.09 R
(4.50 A$)
53.71 R
(4.92 A$)
     +9.40 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 32.78 R
(3.00 A$)
53.90 R
(4.94 A$)
     +64.43 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 47.78 R
(4.38 A$)
89.99 R
(8.24 A$)
     +88.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.62 R
(0.97 A$)
22.60 R
(2.07 A$)
     +112.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.55 R
(0.87 A$)
16.56 R
(1.52 A$)
     +73.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.18 R
(0.93 A$)
18.54 R
(1.70 A$)
     +82.18 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.51 R
(0.87 A$)
24.62 R
(2.25 A$)
     +158.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.25 R
(0.76 A$)
16.18 R
(1.48 A$)
     +96.09 %
Onion (1 lb) 7.76 R
(0.71 A$)
12.97 R
(1.19 A$)
     +67.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 15.41 R
(1.41 A$)
29.66 R
(2.72 A$)
     +92.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.77 R
(1.35 A$)
24.87 R
(2.28 A$)
     +68.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 R
(6.87 A$)
163.79 R
(15.00 A$)
     +118.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20.79 R
(1.90 A$)
58.33 R
(5.34 A$)
     +180.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 28.25 R
(2.59 A$)
64.32 R
(5.89 A$)
     +127.66 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 45.00 R
(4.12 A$)
382.17 R
(35.00 A$)
     +749.28 %
Transportation
South Africa Edit Australia Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 R
(1.83 A$)
48.04 R
(4.40 A$)
     +140.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 700.00 R
(64.11 A$)
1,637.89 R
(150.00 A$)
     +133.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 R
(1.83 A$)
45.86 R
(4.20 A$)
     +129.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 19.31 R
(1.77 A$)
37.61 R
(3.44 A$)
     +94.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 70.00 R
(6.41 A$)
537.23 R
(49.20 A$)
     +667.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 59.25 R
(5.43 A$)
58.54 R
(5.36 A$)
     -1.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 300,000.00 R
(27,474.35 A$)
305,734.22 R
(27,999.50 A$)
     +1.91 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 312,689.28 R
(28,636.45 A$)
279,466.56 R
(25,593.88 A$)
     -10.62 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Africa Edit Australia Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,477.59 R
(135.32 A$)
2,392.81 R
(219.14 A$)
     +61.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.68 R
(0.15 A$)
4.49 R
(0.41 A$)
     +167.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 900.11 R
(82.43 A$)
827.27 R
(75.76 A$)
     -8.09 %
Sports And Leisure
South Africa Edit Australia Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 473.00 R
(43.32 A$)
703.55 R
(64.43 A$)
     +48.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 126.37 R
(11.57 A$)
225.72 R
(20.67 A$)
     +78.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 90.00 R
(8.24 A$)
196.55 R
(18.00 A$)
     +118.39 %
Childcare
South Africa Edit Australia Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,946.67 R
(269.86 A$)
20,408.23 R
(1,869.01 A$)
     +592.59 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 68,214.67 R
(6,247.18 A$)
186,110.96 R
(17,044.26 A$)
     +172.83 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Africa Edit Australia Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 743.95 R
(68.13 A$)
1,082.29 R
(99.12 A$)
     +45.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 485.32 R
(44.45 A$)
655.34 R
(60.02 A$)
     +35.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,248.28 R
(114.32 A$)
1,481.81 R
(135.71 A$)
     +18.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,195.40 R
(109.48 A$)
1,533.78 R
(140.47 A$)
     +28.31 %
Rent Per Month
South Africa Edit Australia Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,563.04 R
(601.05 A$)
17,790.79 R
(1,629.30 A$)
     +171.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,688.31 R
(520.94 A$)
13,766.29 R
(1,260.73 A$)
     +142.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,910.42 R
(1,182.35 A$)
30,169.97 R
(2,763.00 A$)
     +133.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,916.76 R
(999.77 A$)
20,934.84 R
(1,917.24 A$)
     +91.77 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Africa Edit Australia Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,658.58 R
(151.89 A$)
8,465.38 R
(775.27 A$)
     +410.40 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,160.80 R
(106.31 A$)
6,083.05 R
(557.09 A$)
     +424.04 %
Salaries And Financing
South Africa Edit Australia Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,701.95 R
(1,804.33 A$)
52,546.20 R
(4,812.24 A$)
     +166.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.79 3.69      -62.33 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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