Port Elizabeth Tourism

Visit Port Elizabeth - Best of Port Elizabeth

Located on the coast of Indian Ocean, Port Elizabeth is one of the largest cities of South Africa. Fondly known as friendly city or windy city, Port Elizabeth tourism welcomes you with its rustic charm, nature enclaves and exotic hospitability!

Facts and Stats for Port Elizabeth*

  • Pollution Statistics in Port Elizabeth

    Know the pollution level of Port Elizabeth before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 70 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 45 (Moderate)
  • Port Elizabeth: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Port Elizabeth for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Port Elizabeth.

    • Burglary and Theft 78.92 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 76 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 80.39 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 84.31 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 61.73 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 70.31 (High)
    • Attacks 72.06 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 16.18 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 72 (High)
  • Living in Port Elizabeth - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Port Elizabeth is 133.14 (High)

    • Safety Index 27.71 (Low)
    • Climate Index 98.75 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.09 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.92 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 41.64 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.83 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.94 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 52.13 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Port Elizabeth

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Port Elizabeth

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 90.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.64 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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