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Cost of Living in Port Elizabeth

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 90.00 R 70.00-150.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 R 330.00-450.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 52.00 R 45.00-60.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 22.50 R 15.00-28.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 29.00 R 25.00-35.00
Cappuccino (regular) 22.09 R 18.00-25.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 11.50 R 10.00-15.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.36 R 5.00-10.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 48.37 R 41.64-68.14
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 11.43 R 7.94-13.61
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.45 R 6.35-15.88
Eggs (regular) (12) 23.18 R 19.20-26.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 36.68 R 27.22-43.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 30.26 R 20.41-36.29
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 37.25 R 26.76-54.43
Apples (1 lb) 9.53 R 8.62-11.34
Banana (1 lb) 8.50 R 5.44-11.34
Oranges (1 lb) 8.35 R 4.54-9.07
Tomato (1 lb) 8.16 R 6.80-11.34
Potato (1 lb) 8.16 R 5.44-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 7.84 R 5.44-9.07
Lettuce (1 head) 12.67 R 10.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.89 R 12.00-18.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 55.00 R 40.00-65.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 18.50 R 15.00-24.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 24.20 R 18.00-27.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 39.00 R 35.00-45.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 15.00 R 15.00-15.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R 280.00-520.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.50 R 12.00-15.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 17.70 R 9.66-24.14
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 R
Gasoline (1 gallon) 48.55 R 46.41-51.10
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 280,000.00 R 180,000.00-299,850.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 268,833.33 R 220,000.00-290,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 963.94 R 600.00-1,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.86 R 1.30-2.65
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 711.00 R 499.00-899.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 404.44 R 250.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 116.67 R 50.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 67.50 R 60.00-80.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,175.00 R 1,000.00-1,400.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,700.00 R 15,000.00-45,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 722.50 R 500.00-850.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 514.29 R 350.00-800.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,240.00 R 1,000.00-1,800.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,300.00 R 700.00-1,600.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,055.56 R 3,000.00-6,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,444.44 R 3,000.00-4,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,250.00 R 7,500.00-12,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,427.27 R 6,000.00-9,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 789.67 R 325.16-1,486.44
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 650.32 R 418.06-1,114.83
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,830.00 R
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.53 9.75-11.00

Prices in Port Elizabeth

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Last update: October 2017
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2 Comments so far

#Michelle on Oct 13, 2017 :
Port Elizabeth is very high on the list for gang shootings in the Northern Areas, robbery in town. Port Elizabeth is very high on the list for drugs Central is the mega place for drugs illegal immigrants took over in Port Elizabeth
#Alex on Jun 22, 2015 :
How much does it cost for a post graduate student at NMMU..including housing and other utilities.please help am coming in january