Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and New Zealand Reverse

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Cost of Living in New Zealand is 92.8% higher than in South Africa (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in New Zealand is 101.4% higher than in South Africa
Rent Prices in New Zealand are 129.3% higher than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in New Zealand are 98.4% higher than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in New Zealand are 148.5% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in New Zealand is 19.1% higher than in South Africa
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Restaurants
South Africa Edit New Zealand Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 R
(13.30 NZ$)
281.91 R
(25.00 NZ$)
     +87.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 R
(62.08 NZ$)
1,353.17 R
(120.00 NZ$)
     +93.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 85.00 R
(7.54 NZ$)
169.15 R
(15.00 NZ$)
     +99.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 40.00 R
(3.55 NZ$)
112.76 R
(10.00 NZ$)
     +181.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 R
(3.99 NZ$)
124.04 R
(11.00 NZ$)
     +175.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 34.37 R
(3.05 NZ$)
62.25 R
(5.52 NZ$)
     +81.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.06 R
(1.51 NZ$)
42.60 R
(3.78 NZ$)
     +149.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 13.05 R
(1.16 NZ$)
37.33 R
(3.31 NZ$)
     +186.1 %
Markets
South Africa Edit New Zealand Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 71.66 R
(6.35 NZ$)
129.15 R
(11.45 NZ$)
     +80.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15.74 R
(1.40 NZ$)
33.93 R
(3.01 NZ$)
     +115.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.22 R
(1.08 NZ$)
16.48 R
(1.46 NZ$)
     +34.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 39.61 R
(3.51 NZ$)
125.15 R
(11.10 NZ$)
     +216.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 59.06 R
(5.24 NZ$)
72.36 R
(6.42 NZ$)
     +22.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 36.62 R
(3.25 NZ$)
81.99 R
(7.27 NZ$)
     +123.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 53.60 R
(4.75 NZ$)
111.16 R
(9.86 NZ$)
     +107.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.91 R
(1.06 NZ$)
23.73 R
(2.10 NZ$)
     +99.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 11.48 R
(1.02 NZ$)
19.59 R
(1.74 NZ$)
     +70.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 11.23 R
(1.00 NZ$)
26.05 R
(2.31 NZ$)
     +131.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 12.10 R
(1.07 NZ$)
46.61 R
(4.13 NZ$)
     +285.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 9.62 R
(0.85 NZ$)
19.14 R
(1.70 NZ$)
     +99.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 11.15 R
(0.99 NZ$)
16.49 R
(1.46 NZ$)
     +47.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.27 R
(1.62 NZ$)
48.27 R
(4.28 NZ$)
     +164.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.63 R
(1.47 NZ$)
20.99 R
(1.86 NZ$)
     +26.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 R
(7.09 NZ$)
180.42 R
(16.00 NZ$)
     +125.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 23.09 R
(2.05 NZ$)
58.41 R
(5.18 NZ$)
     +153.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 29.25 R
(2.59 NZ$)
69.56 R
(6.17 NZ$)
     +137.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 51.00 R
(4.52 NZ$)
443.73 R
(39.35 NZ$)
     +770.1 %
Transportation
South Africa Edit New Zealand Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 29.00 R
(2.57 NZ$)
44.54 R
(3.95 NZ$)
     +53.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 800.00 R
(70.94 NZ$)
2,015.37 R
(178.72 NZ$)
     +151.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 R
(1.77 NZ$)
45.11 R
(4.00 NZ$)
     +125.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 R
(2.85 NZ$)
60.79 R
(5.39 NZ$)
     +88.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 85.00 R
(7.54 NZ$)
676.58 R
(60.00 NZ$)
     +696.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 88.45 R
(7.84 NZ$)
119.84 R
(10.63 NZ$)
     +35.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 350,000.00 R
(31,038.31 NZ$)
462,331.88 R
(41,000.00 NZ$)
     +32.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 407,939.17 R
(36,176.41 NZ$)
394,423.09 R
(34,977.79 NZ$)
     -3.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Africa Edit New Zealand Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,953.43 R
(173.23 NZ$)
2,536.43 R
(224.93 NZ$)
     +29.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 588.17 R
(52.16 NZ$)
688.20 R
(61.03 NZ$)
     +17.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 757.87 R
(67.21 NZ$)
977.74 R
(86.71 NZ$)
     +29.0 %
Sports And Leisure
South Africa Edit New Zealand Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 558.82 R
(49.56 NZ$)
712.74 R
(63.21 NZ$)
     +27.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 167.43 R
(14.85 NZ$)
296.13 R
(26.26 NZ$)
     +76.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 119.00 R
(10.55 NZ$)
202.97 R
(18.00 NZ$)
     +70.6 %
Childcare
South Africa Edit New Zealand Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,482.83 R
(308.86 NZ$)
14,442.56 R
(1,280.78 NZ$)
     +314.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 78,582.32 R
(6,968.75 NZ$)
226,916.35 R
(20,123.14 NZ$)
     +188.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Africa Edit New Zealand Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 828.91 R
(73.51 NZ$)
1,338.09 R
(118.66 NZ$)
     +61.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 532.37 R
(47.21 NZ$)
828.27 R
(73.45 NZ$)
     +55.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,528.07 R
(135.51 NZ$)
1,880.36 R
(166.75 NZ$)
     +23.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,405.89 R
(124.68 NZ$)
2,233.95 R
(198.11 NZ$)
     +58.9 %
Rent Per Month
South Africa Edit New Zealand Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,162.70 R
(723.88 NZ$)
20,388.91 R
(1,808.11 NZ$)
     +149.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,345.60 R
(562.73 NZ$)
16,915.07 R
(1,500.04 NZ$)
     +166.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,880.49 R
(1,408.30 NZ$)
32,873.64 R
(2,915.26 NZ$)
     +107.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,200.55 R
(1,081.96 NZ$)
27,468.36 R
(2,435.92 NZ$)
     +125.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Africa Edit New Zealand Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,738.35 R
(154.16 NZ$)
10,168.91 R
(901.79 NZ$)
     +485.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,354.63 R
(120.13 NZ$)
8,605.89 R
(763.18 NZ$)
     +535.3 %
Salaries And Financing
South Africa Edit New Zealand Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,212.07 R
(2,147.15 NZ$)
58,060.41 R
(5,148.85 NZ$)
     +139.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.37 6.87      -39.6 %
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