Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Johannesburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Johannesburg are 50.5% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Johannesburg are 57.9% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Johannesburg are 72.9% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 62.8% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Johannesburg are 54.0% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Johannesburg is 12.4% lower than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr
(396.81 R)
64.26 kr
(170.00 R)
     -57.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(2,116.32 R)
302.41 kr
(800.00 R)
     -62.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 kr
(264.54 R)
34.02 kr
(90.00 R)
     -66.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 kr
(158.72 R)
15.12 kr
(40.00 R)
     -74.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.00 kr
(158.72 R)
15.12 kr
(40.00 R)
     -74.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 43.70 kr
(115.60 R)
13.38 kr
(35.39 R)
     -69.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 25.44 kr
(67.30 R)
7.19 kr
(19.01 R)
     -71.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.81 kr
(52.41 R)
5.07 kr
(13.41 R)
     -74.4 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 51.64 kr
(136.60 R)
29.30 kr
(77.51 R)
     -43.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 22.14 kr
(58.57 R)
6.25 kr
(16.53 R)
     -71.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.51 kr
(22.52 R)
5.21 kr
(13.79 R)
     -38.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 32.54 kr
(86.07 R)
15.28 kr
(40.43 R)
     -53.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.59 kr
(102.08 R)
24.66 kr
(65.23 R)
     -36.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.04 kr
(92.68 R)
14.49 kr
(38.32 R)
     -58.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 51.79 kr
(137.00 R)
19.15 kr
(50.66 R)
     -63.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 9.53 kr
(25.20 R)
4.96 kr
(13.12 R)
     -47.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.96 kr
(23.71 R)
4.76 kr
(12.59 R)
     -46.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.13 kr
(26.81 R)
4.20 kr
(11.12 R)
     -58.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.77 kr
(36.43 R)
5.03 kr
(13.31 R)
     -63.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.80 kr
(18.00 R)
3.91 kr
(10.33 R)
     -42.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 5.98 kr
(15.83 R)
4.58 kr
(12.12 R)
     -23.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 13.35 kr
(35.31 R)
7.16 kr
(18.94 R)
     -46.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 10.71 kr
(28.32 R)
6.20 kr
(16.39 R)
     -42.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 kr
(185.18 R)
37.80 kr
(100.00 R)
     -46.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.25 kr
(32.40 R)
8.07 kr
(21.35 R)
     -34.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.81 kr
(44.48 R)
9.67 kr
(25.59 R)
     -42.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 61.89 kr
(163.73 R)
20.98 kr
(55.50 R)
     -66.1 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(63.49 R)
13.04 kr
(34.50 R)
     -45.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 650.00 kr
(1,719.51 R)
524.26 kr
(1,386.88 R)
     -19.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 kr
(132.27 R)
7.75 kr
(20.50 R)
     -84.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 26.55 kr
(70.25 R)
12.17 kr
(32.19 R)
     -54.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 600.00 kr
(1,587.24 R)
26.46 kr
(70.00 R)
     -95.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 53.67 kr
(141.98 R)
33.38 kr
(88.31 R)
     -37.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 324,247.90 kr
(857,766.12 R)
136,085.17 kr
(360,000.00 R)
     -58.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 302,647.85 kr
(800,625.28 R)
159,551.27 kr
(422,077.27 R)
     -47.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,450.86 kr
(3,838.12 R)
773.61 kr
(2,046.51 R)
     -46.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 111.97 kr
(296.21 R)
259.47 kr
(686.40 R)
     +131.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 256.02 kr
(677.28 R)
314.43 kr
(831.80 R)
     +22.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 295.00 kr
(780.39 R)
226.70 kr
(599.70 R)
     -23.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 212.31 kr
(561.63 R)
77.49 kr
(205.00 R)
     -63.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 kr
(343.90 R)
47.25 kr
(125.00 R)
     -63.7 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,801.79 kr
(10,057.27 R)
1,670.14 kr
(4,418.18 R)
     -56.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 64,375.00 kr
(170,297.77 R)
37,665.35 kr
(99,640.00 R)
     -41.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 735.41 kr
(1,945.47 R)
320.62 kr
(848.17 R)
     -56.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 306.18 kr
(809.98 R)
242.61 kr
(641.81 R)
     -20.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 796.30 kr
(2,106.54 R)
571.92 kr
(1,512.96 R)
     -28.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,145.82 kr
(3,031.16 R)
576.12 kr
(1,524.07 R)
     -49.7 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,999.90 kr
(31,744.57 R)
2,822.51 kr
(7,466.67 R)
     -76.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,739.10 kr
(23,118.42 R)
2,490.17 kr
(6,587.50 R)
     -71.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,711.54 kr
(54,790.35 R)
5,386.70 kr
(14,250.00 R)
     -74.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,944.87 kr
(39,535.18 R)
4,494.16 kr
(11,888.85 R)
     -69.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,088.91 kr
(13,462.21 R)
599.12 kr
(1,584.91 R)
     -88.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,547.87 kr
(9,385.55 R)
479.17 kr
(1,267.60 R)
     -86.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 27,712.19 kr
(73,309.89 R)
10,233.88 kr
(27,072.74 R)
     -63.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.12 11.04      +168.3 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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