Historical Prices in Durban

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2020 100.00 500.00 56.00
2019 100.00 420.00 60.00
2018 120.00 400.00 55.00
2017 100.00 450.00 52.50
2016 100.00 400.00 50.00
2015 100.00 350.00 48.00
2014 80.00 350.00 45.00
2013 77.50 300.00 40.00
2012 60.00 325.00 39.50
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2020 30.00 38.00 13.71 9.46 25.83
2019 30.00 27.50 13.25 10.91 26.40
2018 25.00 26.00 11.82 9.41 24.78
2017 30.00 33.00 11.73 9.66 24.09
2016 20.00 25.00 10.36 7.29 19.62
2015 20.00 20.00 9.32 6.88 19.00
2014 22.00 25.00 9.83 8.08 19.09
2013 15.00 22.00 9.59 7.97 15.15
2012 15.00 20.00 7.89 6.17 15.99

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2020 17.27 14.57 28.80 14.80 16.46 25.50
2019 12.44 13.83 24.78 - 19.75 25.00
2018 15.14 12.34 23.46 17.08 14.30 21.86
2017 12.69 11.98 22.83 - - -
2016 12.42 11.80 22.29 15.38 19.50 29.00
2015 12.55 11.34 22.23 13.17 - -
2014 11.50 10.29 20.20 12.25 11.60 15.50
2013 9.58 8.54 21.40 13.00 13.50 14.50
2012 7.79 9.36 17.00 11.33 15.00 27.50
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2020 22.56 17.50 17.77 15.53 22.50 16.53 19.98 17.71
2019 19.83 22.25 12.66 13.30 19.16 18.80 15.00 13.50
2018 20.30 18.86 12.38 13.78 16.75 12.89 16.50 12.86
2017 - - - 13.00 - - - -
2016 18.80 18.00 25.67 13.86 18.00 22.57 16.33 18.17
2015 15.17 - - 9.42 13.38 - 13.31 -
2014 15.40 12.75 12.50 10.50 17.69 16.40 - -
2013 12.60 6.20 9.60 8.17 11.67 11.10 - -
2012 14.65 12.66 8.97 8.97 17.00 15.62 - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2020 103.71 67.50 45.00 69.61 96.00
2019 92.00 - 45.25 65.58 87.60
2018 94.80 50.00 40.00 59.55 97.71
2017 89.00 45.00 - 60.67 79.50
2016 87.25 55.00 35.00 63.14 78.17
2015 76.14 50.00 35.00 50.50 77.00
2014 73.00 45.00 37.00 63.60 -
2013 52.92 42.50 32.00 44.83 -
2012 64.49 40.00 37.50 51.33 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2020 5366.67 5055.00 10000.00 9681.77
2019 4981.48 5386.96 9866.67 10809.52
2018 4836.64 4736.36 8993.50 10191.18
2017 4363.64 5069.23 8000.00 9850.00
2016 4772.73 4481.82 8944.44 9545.45
2015 4416.67 4600.00 7250.00 10375.00
2014 4250.00 4166.67 8875.00 8583.33
2013 4060.00 3416.67 8833.33 6800.00
2012 3250.00 4666.67 7000.00 6833.33

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2020 9920.00 11381.67
2019 11260.00 13300.00
2018 9704.93 9721.43
2017 - -
2016 - -
2015 - -
2014 9125.00 -
2013 8375.00 9875.00
2012 - -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2020 17700.00
2019 14325.00
2018 15123.92
2017 19083.33
2016 14866.67
2015 15000.00
2014 14071.43
2013 10250.00
2012 16333.33

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2020 19.50 15.86
2019 15.00 15.52
2018 15.00 15.27
2017 - 13.22
2016 10.00 12.41
2015 - 12.83
2014 - 14.03
2013 10.00 12.92
2012 - 11.34
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2020 -
2019 425.00
2018 325.00
2017 -
2016 -
2015 -
2014 -
2013 -
2012 -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2020 9.89
2019 10.48
2018 10.26
2017 10.44
2016 9.71
2015 9.40
2014 9.29
2013 8.80
2012 12.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2020 1513.90 928.95
2019 1257.39 914.05
2018 1087.28 945.21
2017 1002.31 745.38
2016 1192.42 689.97
2015 1002.14 564.36
2014 950.00 693.50
2013 975.78 487.25
2012 1091.67 1083.33

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2020 422.68 118.00 89.50
2019 458.04 164.38 90.00
2018 465.49 137.04 80.00
2017 501.82 - 75.00
2016 419.61 - 67.50
2015 472.50 37.67 62.00
2014 481.67 - 57.00
2013 379.80 - 50.00
2012 350.00 100.00 35.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2020 783.83 490.90 1250.00 1218.32
2019 701.77 466.52 1212.03 1328.00
2018 705.92 491.96 1104.66 961.97
2017 722.22 400.00 1034.90 1019.90
2016 657.14 464.45 914.21 940.00
2015 612.25 431.80 994.44 912.38
2014 669.80 370.00 825.00 625.00
2013 421.67 325.00 525.00 620.00
2012 300.00 200.00 633.33 475.00
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