Cape Town vs Vienna - Cost of Living Comparison

Cape Town Vienna
🚶 Cost of living one person
$904
$1582
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2131
$3967
🏠 One person rent
$524
$804
🏘️ Family rent
$983
$1567
🍽️ Food expenses
$245
$442
🚐 Transport expenses
$54
$168
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1340
$2401
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
56
98
😀 Quality of life
61
93
🏙️ Population
434K
1.91M

The cost of living in Cape Town is 43% less expensive than in Vienna. Cities ranked 5702nd and 2475th ($904 vs $1582) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 2nd in South Africa and Austria, respectively. Check South Africa vs Austria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Cape Town compared to 1.5 months in Vienna. Cape Town ranked 2nd best city to live in South Africa vs Vienna ranked 1st in Austria, while ranked 4995th and 39th 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
$7.25
$12.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30
$48.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.04
$9.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.12
$4.09
 Cappuccino
$1.81
$3.68
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92
$2.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$586
$787
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$397
$592
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1213
$1672
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$785
$1231
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.6
$139
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.1
$215
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.7
$33.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.14%
2.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2104
$9118
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1443
$5955
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.21
$2.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.7
$45.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.84
$17.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$1.81
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.91
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
$4.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.12
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
$11.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.83
$15.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$2.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$3.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.32
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.99
$6.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.53
$1.07
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$6.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.43
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.32
$2.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$1.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.18
$1.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$25.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.04
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.2
$126
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.86
$19.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.4
$97.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.4
$97
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$213
$292
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4730
$10919

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 7.1 mi Klosterneuburg
$1345
15 km or 9.4 mi Modling
$1280
25 km or 15 mi Baden bei Wien
$1594
45 km or 28 mi Wiener Neustadt
$1301
55 km or 34 mi Bratislava
$1032
56 km or 35 mi Petrzalka
$848
56 km or 35 mi Sankt Polten
$1321
60 km or 38 mi Sopron
$597
61 km or 38 mi Krems an der Donau
$1319
72 km or 45 mi Breclav
$862
76 km or 47 mi Znojmo
$767
77 km or 48 mi Mosonmagyarovar
$598
91 km or 56 mi Hodonin
$886
92 km or 57 mi Trnava
$897
110 km or 68 mi Szombathely
$582
111 km or 69 mi Gyor
$619
111 km or 69 mi Brno
$1028
112 km or 70 mi Amstetten
$1269
116 km or 72 mi Piestany
$712
118 km or 73 mi Trebic
$859
118 km or 73 mi Kapfenberg
$1288
125 km or 77 mi Uherske Hradiste
$866
127 km or 79 mi Nitra
$964
132 km or 82 mi Leoben
$1115
136 km or 84 mi Nove Zamky
$916
140 km or 87 mi Komarno
$842
142 km or 88 mi Kromeriz
$891
144 km or 90 mi Jihlava
$911
144 km or 90 mi Trencin
$795
145 km or 90 mi Graz
$1217
146 km or 91 mi Steyr
$1345
148 km or 92 mi Zlin
$867
151 km or 94 mi Prostejov
$885
155 km or 96 mi Linz
$1387
156 km or 97 mi Zalaegerszeg
$561
157 km or 98 mi Leonding
$1292
158 km or 98 mi Traun
$1270
160 km or 99 mi Prerov
$1303
164 km or 102 mi Ceske Budejovice
$1008
166 km or 103 mi Levice
$794