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Cost of Living in Port Elizabeth

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 44.71
Rent Index: 13.31
Groceries Index: 37.83
Restaurants Index: 39.69
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 29.65
Local Purchasing Power: 76.84
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 R 70.00-150.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 R 350.00-450.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R 45.00-60.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 25.00 R 15.00-26.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 27.50 R 25.00-35.00
Cappuccino (regular) 21.09 R 18.00-25.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 11.55 R 8.00-15.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.62 R 6.00-12.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 50.26 R 41.64-68.14
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.89 R 7.26-12.70
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.15 R 6.35-11.79
Eggs (12) 23.86 R 19.20-28.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 35.19 R 20.41-43.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 30.09 R 20.41-36.29
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 37.95 R 22.68-58.97
Apples (1 lb) 9.80 R 8.16-11.34
Banana (1 lb) 8.80 R 5.44-11.34
Oranges (1 lb) 8.35 R 4.54-9.07
Tomato (1 lb) 8.44 R 6.80-11.34
Potato (1 lb) 8.62 R 5.44-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 8.26 R 6.80-9.07
Lettuce (1 head) 12.80 R 10.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.86 R 12.00-22.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 R 45.00-65.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 17.50 R 15.00-21.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 23.00 R 18.00-27.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 38.00 R 30.00-40.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.50 R 9.00-15.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 R 280.00-520.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 R 9.00-15.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 17.70 R 9.66-24.14
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 R
Gasoline (1 gallon) 48.09 R 45.95-51.10
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 284,900.00 R 250,000.00-299,850.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 282,180.00 R 276,300.00-292,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 904.36 R 750.00-1,133.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.83 R 1.00-2.75
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 768.50 R 600.00-950.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 421.00 R 299.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 116.67 R 50.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 65.00 R 55.00-80.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,400.00 R
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 R
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 734.88 R 500.00-899.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 550.00 R 450.00-800.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,144.44 R 900.00-1,600.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,225.00 R 700.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,833.33 R 3,500.00-4,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,833.33 R 3,000.00-4,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,611.11 R 6,500.00-12,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,062.50 R 6,000.00-9,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,486.44 R
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,021.92 R 929.02-1,114.83
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 12,042.50 R
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.19 8.80-11.00

Prices in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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Last update: February, 2017
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1 Comments so far

#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