Cape Town vs Vienna - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cape Town Vienna
🚶 Cost of living one person
$882
$1843
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2160
$4500
🏠 One person rent
$484
$935
🏘️ Family rent
$976
$1718
🍽️ Food expenses
$262
$548
🚐 Transport expenses
$56.6
$182
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1503
$2932
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
56
98
😀 Quality of life
59
93
🏙️ Population
434K
1.97M

The cost of living in Cape Town is 52% less expensive than in Vienna. Cities ranked 6098th and 2218th ($882 vs $1843) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in South Africa and Austria, respectively. Check South Africa vs Austria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cape Town compared to 1.6 months in Vienna. Cape Town ranked 3rd best city to live in South Africa vs Vienna ranked 1st in Austria, while ranked 5391st and 42nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Town vs Vienna

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Cape Town Vienna
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.57
$14.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.4
$63.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.89
$10.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.13
$4.86
 Cappuccino
$1.96
$4.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$2.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$546
$881
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$357
$669
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1199
$1752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$772
$1282
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.9
$190
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$308
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$39.1
$33.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.58%
3.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1913
$8935
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1319
$5836
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.05
$2.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$35.2
$52.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.23
$18.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.22
$1.75
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.01
$1.61
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.92
$2.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$2.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.39
$5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.15
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.26
$14.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.38
$19.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$2.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$2.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$2.81
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$4.49
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$2.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.81
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.34
$2.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.55
$8.44
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.65
$6.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.91
$13.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.79
$3.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.27
$1.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.38
$2.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.3
$34.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.3
$12.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.2
$139
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.81
$19
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.5
$99.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.6
$91.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$174
$269
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4090
$14715

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Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 33 mi Paarl
$776
99 km or 62 mi Worcester
$639
371 km or 231 mi George
$692
644 km or 400 mi Uitenhage
$810
662 km or 411 mi Port Elizabeth
$874
664 km or 413 mi Upington
$648
754 km or 468 mi Makhanda
$709
821 km or 510 mi Komani
$709
833 km or 518 mi Kimberley
$761
845 km or 525 mi Bhisho
$713
882 km or 548 mi East London
$689
912 km or 567 mi Bloemfontein
$606
950 km or 590 mi Mafeteng
$515
999 km or 621 mi Maseru
$539
1002 km or 622 mi Mthatha
$694
1029 km or 639 mi Teyateyaneng
$514
1030 km or 640 mi Welkom
$689
1034 km or 643 mi Mariental
$767
1092 km or 679 mi Butha-Buthe
$516
1092 km or 679 mi Kroonstad
$704
1113 km or 692 mi Klerksdorp
$626
1135 km or 705 mi Mmabatho
$723
1155 km or 718 mi Potchefstroom
$628
1187 km or 737 mi Rehoboth
$742
1194 km or 742 mi Lobatse
$632
1198 km or 745 mi Kanye
$631
1208 km or 751 mi Vanderbijlpark
$705
1217 km or 756 mi Vereeniging
$645
1231 km or 765 mi Pietermaritzburg
$619
1244 km or 773 mi Soweto
$885
1250 km or 777 mi Rustenburg
$854
1260 km or 783 mi Gaborone
$656
1261 km or 783 mi Molepolole
$605
1261 km or 784 mi Johannesburg
$898
1267 km or 788 mi Randburg
$782
1269 km or 789 mi Windhoek
$810
1270 km or 789 mi Sandton
$861
1271 km or 790 mi Durban
$776
1277 km or 794 mi Gobabis
$753
1279 km or 795 mi Walvis Bay
$723

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 7.1 mi Klosterneuburg
$1585
15 km or 9.4 mi Modling
$1631
25 km or 15 mi Baden bei Wien
$1669
45 km or 28 mi Wiener Neustadt
$1317
55 km or 34 mi Bratislava
$1255
56 km or 35 mi Petrzalka
$1188
56 km or 35 mi Sankt Polten
$1525
60 km or 38 mi Sopron
$774
61 km or 38 mi Krems an der Donau
$1525
72 km or 45 mi Breclav
$927
76 km or 47 mi Znojmo
$998
77 km or 48 mi Mosonmagyarovar
$813
91 km or 56 mi Hodonin
$995
92 km or 57 mi Trnava
$1064
110 km or 68 mi Szombathely
$770
111 km or 69 mi Gyor
$841
111 km or 69 mi Brno
$1177
112 km or 70 mi Amstetten
$1355
116 km or 72 mi Piestany
$899
118 km or 73 mi Trebic
$1019
118 km or 73 mi Kapfenberg
$1232
125 km or 77 mi Uherske Hradiste
$1044
127 km or 79 mi Nitra
$1120
132 km or 82 mi Leoben
$1388
136 km or 84 mi Nove Zamky
$1011
140 km or 87 mi Komarno
$1043
142 km or 88 mi Kromeriz
$1015
144 km or 90 mi Jihlava
$966
144 km or 90 mi Trencin
$1147
145 km or 90 mi Graz
$1625
146 km or 91 mi Steyr
$1503
148 km or 92 mi Zlin
$1040
151 km or 94 mi Prostejov
$1096
155 km or 96 mi Linz
$1630
156 km or 97 mi Zalaegerszeg
$771
157 km or 98 mi Leonding
$1547
158 km or 98 mi Traun
$1532
160 km or 99 mi Prerov
$923
164 km or 102 mi Ceske Budejovice
$1101
166 km or 103 mi Levice
$894