Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Johannesburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Johannesburg are 50.12% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Johannesburg are 56.47% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Johannesburg are 69.13% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 63.32% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Johannesburg are 47.72% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Johannesburg is 1.51% lower than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 140.00 kr
(327.47 R)
64.13 kr
(150.00 R)
     -54.19 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(1,871.23 R)
256.52 kr
(600.00 R)
     -67.94 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 82.50 kr
(192.97 R)
29.93 kr
(70.00 R)
     -63.73 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 kr
(116.95 R)
14.11 kr
(33.00 R)
     -71.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 47.00 kr
(109.93 R)
17.10 kr
(40.00 R)
     -63.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 42.48 kr
(99.37 R)
13.46 kr
(31.49 R)
     -68.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.07 kr
(53.97 R)
6.72 kr
(15.71 R)
     -70.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 18.84 kr
(44.08 R)
5.40 kr
(12.63 R)
     -71.34 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 46.58 kr
(108.96 R)
29.43 kr
(68.83 R)
     -36.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18.35 kr
(42.92 R)
5.79 kr
(13.55 R)
     -68.44 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.71 kr
(18.03 R)
4.88 kr
(11.42 R)
     -36.66 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 29.32 kr
(68.59 R)
15.78 kr
(36.91 R)
     -46.19 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 36.25 kr
(84.79 R)
21.80 kr
(51.00 R)
     -39.85 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 32.27 kr
(75.48 R)
14.84 kr
(34.71 R)
     -54.01 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 47.39 kr
(110.85 R)
22.20 kr
(51.92 R)
     -53.16 %
Apples (1 lb) 8.97 kr
(20.99 R)
5.29 kr
(12.36 R)
     -41.10 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.03 kr
(18.79 R)
4.86 kr
(11.37 R)
     -39.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 8.10 kr
(18.95 R)
5.05 kr
(11.80 R)
     -37.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 12.85 kr
(30.05 R)
4.91 kr
(11.49 R)
     -61.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.54 kr
(12.95 R)
4.47 kr
(10.46 R)
     -19.21 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.57 kr
(10.70 R)
3.66 kr
(8.56 R)
     -19.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 12.81 kr
(29.96 R)
7.36 kr
(17.20 R)
     -42.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.37 kr
(19.58 R)
7.22 kr
(16.90 R)
     -13.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 kr
(175.43 R)
34.20 kr
(80.00 R)
     -54.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.26 kr
(28.68 R)
11.36 kr
(26.56 R)
     -7.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.20 kr
(37.90 R)
12.89 kr
(30.16 R)
     -20.43 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 kr
(140.34 R)
21.38 kr
(50.00 R)
     -64.37 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(56.14 R)
12.83 kr
(30.00 R)
     -46.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 540.00 kr
(1,263.08 R)
445.70 kr
(1,042.50 R)
     -17.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 kr
(105.26 R)
10.69 kr
(25.00 R)
     -76.25 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 kr
(56.46 R)
10.84 kr
(25.35 R)
     -55.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 600.00 kr
(1,403.42 R)
23.75 kr
(55.56 R)
     -96.04 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 58.54 kr
(136.92 R)
37.60 kr
(87.95 R)
     -35.76 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 280,000.00 kr
(654,930.30 R)
141,083.72 kr
(330,000.00 R)
     -49.61 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 271,460.00 kr
(634,954.92 R)
153,765.35 kr
(359,662.80 R)
     -43.36 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,402.23 kr
(3,279.86 R)
761.87 kr
(1,782.04 R)
     -45.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.88 kr
(2.06 R)
0.91 kr
(2.13 R)
     +3.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 257.27 kr
(601.76 R)
367.83 kr
(860.38 R)
     +42.98 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 289.85 kr
(677.97 R)
229.95 kr
(537.86 R)
     -20.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 175.00 kr
(409.33 R)
59.03 kr
(138.07 R)
     -66.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr
(280.68 R)
42.75 kr
(100.00 R)
     -64.37 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,466.67 kr
(8,108.66 R)
1,625.29 kr
(3,801.60 R)
     -53.12 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 65,925.00 kr
(154,201.00 R)
35,138.59 kr
(82,190.46 R)
     -46.70 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 734.97 kr
(1,719.11 R)
341.93 kr
(799.79 R)
     -53.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 355.45 kr
(831.42 R)
192.36 kr
(449.94 R)
     -45.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 801.67 kr
(1,875.13 R)
599.87 kr
(1,403.13 R)
     -25.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,092.50 kr
(2,555.40 R)
515.11 kr
(1,204.87 R)
     -52.85 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,106.67 kr
(28,317.94 R)
2,840.11 kr
(6,643.13 R)
     -76.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,929.17 kr
(20,885.65 R)
2,702.90 kr
(6,322.18 R)
     -69.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 18,228.57 kr
(42,637.30 R)
5,772.62 kr
(13,502.38 R)
     -68.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,025.64 kr
(32,806.49 R)
5,135.32 kr
(12,011.69 R)
     -63.39 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,118.43 kr
(11,972.19 R)
504.52 kr
(1,180.08 R)
     -90.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,532.73 kr
(8,263.19 R)
458.42 kr
(1,072.27 R)
     -87.02 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,060.49 kr
(60,956.43 R)
11,173.39 kr
(26,134.96 R)
     -57.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.59 8.51      +433.93 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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