Cape Town vs Luanda - Cost of Living Comparison

Cape Town Luanda
🚶 Cost of living one person
$904
$1230
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2131
$3276
🏠 One person rent
$524
$549
🏘️ Family rent
$983
$1091
🍽️ Food expenses
$245
$438
🚐 Transport expenses
$54
$133
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1340
$2008
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
56
26
😀 Quality of life
61
42
🏙️ Population
434K
2.49M

The cost of living in Cape Town is 26% less expensive than in Luanda. Cities ranked 5702nd and 3416th ($904 vs $1230) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 1st in South Africa and Angola, respectively. Check South Africa vs Angola comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Cape Town compared to 1.6 months in Luanda. Cape Town ranked 2nd best city to live in South Africa vs Luanda ranked 1st in Angola, while ranked 4995th and 6874th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Town vs Luanda

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Cape Town Luanda
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.25
$9.91
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30
$48.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.04
$11.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.12
$2.28
 Cappuccino
$1.81
$2.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92
$1.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$586
$543
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$397
$329
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1213
$1134
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$785
$788
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.6
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.1
$158
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.7
$75.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.14%
25.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2104
$5412
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1443
$3476
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.21
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.7
$35.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.84
$17.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$0.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
$2.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.91
$1.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
$4.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.12
$12.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
$8.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.83
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$4.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$0.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$3.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.32
$3.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.99
$11.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.53
$0.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$2.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.43
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.32
$8.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$1.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.18
$2.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$50.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.04
$5.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.2
$35.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.86
$6.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.4
$88.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.4
$119
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$213
$1214
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4730
$746

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Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 33 mi Paarl
$883
99 km or 62 mi Worcester
$593
371 km or 231 mi George
$689
644 km or 400 mi Uitenhage
$579
662 km or 411 mi Port Elizabeth
$905
664 km or 413 mi Upington
$815
754 km or 468 mi Makhanda
$766
821 km or 510 mi Komani
$761
833 km or 518 mi Kimberley
$785
845 km or 525 mi Bhisho
$783
882 km or 548 mi East London
$800
912 km or 567 mi Bloemfontein
$696
950 km or 590 mi Mafeteng
$579
999 km or 621 mi Maseru
$593
1002 km or 622 mi Mthatha
$760
1029 km or 639 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
1030 km or 640 mi Welkom
$708
1034 km or 643 mi Mariental
$804
1092 km or 679 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
1092 km or 679 mi Kroonstad
$770
1113 km or 692 mi Klerksdorp
$629
1135 km or 705 mi Mmabatho
$762
1155 km or 718 mi Potchefstroom
$639
1187 km or 737 mi Rehoboth
$806
1194 km or 742 mi Lobatse
$615
1198 km or 745 mi Kanye
$641
1208 km or 751 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
1217 km or 756 mi Vereeniging
$728
1231 km or 765 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
1244 km or 773 mi Soweto
$897
1250 km or 777 mi Rustenburg
$881
1260 km or 783 mi Gaborone
$668
1261 km or 783 mi Molepolole
$616
1261 km or 784 mi Johannesburg
$935
1267 km or 788 mi Randburg
$776
1269 km or 789 mi Windhoek
$841
1270 km or 789 mi Sandton
$907
1271 km or 790 mi Durban
$827
1277 km or 794 mi Gobabis
$801
1279 km or 795 mi Walvis Bay
$743

Cities near Luanda

Distance City Cost of living
111 km or 69 mi Ambriz
$1045
184 km or 114 mi N'zeto
$1047
333 km or 207 mi Boma
$861
337 km or 209 mi Matadi
$878
383 km or 238 mi Cabinda
$953
393 km or 244 mi Lobito
$1020
413 km or 257 mi Benguela
$1066
438 km or 272 mi Mbanza-Ngungu
$853
475 km or 295 mi Pointe-Noire
$536
515 km or 320 mi Huambo
$1071
519 km or 323 mi Kayes
$500
522 km or 324 mi Madingou
$500
527 km or 327 mi Kinkala
$499
551 km or 343 mi Kinshasa
$1085
556 km or 346 mi Brazzaville
$560
747 km or 464 mi Kikwit
$865
769 km or 478 mi Gamboma
$499
801 km or 497 mi Luena
$1047
876 km or 544 mi Tshikapa
$965
994 km or 618 mi Oshikango
$870
1029 km or 639 mi Port-Gentil
$573
1067 km or 663 mi Kananga
$964
1108 km or 689 mi Libreville
$612
1137 km or 707 mi Mbandaka
$906
1143 km or 710 mi Mwene-Ditu
$864
1182 km or 734 mi Mbuji-Mayi
$950
1205 km or 749 mi Gandajika
$854
1248 km or 776 mi Sao Tome
$792
1250 km or 776 mi Bata
$988
1250 km or 777 mi Trindade
$813
1254 km or 779 mi Tsumeb
$823
1344 km or 835 mi Otjiwarongo
$801
1356 km or 843 mi Kolwezi
$906
1425 km or 885 mi Yaounde
$723
1429 km or 888 mi Omaruru
$755
1484 km or 922 mi Berberati
$481
1485 km or 923 mi Malabo
$715
1486 km or 923 mi Douala
$549
1497 km or 930 mi Limbe
$370
1498 km or 931 mi Likasi
$890