Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Johannesburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Johannesburg are 52.89% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Johannesburg are 58.34% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Johannesburg are 69.38% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 61.83% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Johannesburg are 53.78% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Johannesburg is 15.50% lower than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 130.00 kr
(324.47 R)
60.10 kr
(150.00 R)
     -53.77 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 650.00 kr
(1,622.37 R)
240.39 kr
(600.00 R)
     -63.02 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(199.68 R)
24.04 kr
(60.00 R)
     -69.95 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 kr
(124.80 R)
14.02 kr
(35.00 R)
     -71.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 kr
(112.32 R)
16.03 kr
(40.00 R)
     -64.39 %
Cappuccino (regular) 39.46 kr
(98.49 R)
11.28 kr
(28.17 R)
     -71.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 24.17 kr
(60.34 R)
5.78 kr
(14.42 R)
     -76.09 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 18.55 kr
(46.29 R)
4.73 kr
(11.81 R)
     -74.49 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 36.81 kr
(91.88 R)
24.81 kr
(61.92 R)
     -32.61 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.23 kr
(48.00 R)
5.26 kr
(13.12 R)
     -72.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.02 kr
(17.52 R)
4.15 kr
(10.37 R)
     -40.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.31 kr
(65.68 R)
12.48 kr
(31.14 R)
     -52.58 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 40.81 kr
(101.85 R)
20.22 kr
(50.48 R)
     -50.44 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 28.94 kr
(72.24 R)
14.28 kr
(35.64 R)
     -50.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 44.29 kr
(110.54 R)
19.60 kr
(48.91 R)
     -55.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 8.50 kr
(21.23 R)
4.41 kr
(11.01 R)
     -48.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.73 kr
(21.80 R)
3.83 kr
(9.57 R)
     -56.11 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.24 kr
(23.05 R)
3.96 kr
(9.88 R)
     -57.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.72 kr
(34.24 R)
3.91 kr
(9.76 R)
     -71.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.06 kr
(15.13 R)
3.53 kr
(8.81 R)
     -41.77 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.93 kr
(12.29 R)
3.38 kr
(8.43 R)
     -31.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 12.54 kr
(31.30 R)
6.12 kr
(15.28 R)
     -51.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.27 kr
(20.63 R)
5.88 kr
(14.67 R)
     -28.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 kr
(149.76 R)
31.65 kr
(79.00 R)
     -47.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.22 kr
(28.00 R)
8.81 kr
(21.98 R)
     -21.48 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.41 kr
(40.95 R)
11.18 kr
(27.90 R)
     -31.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 55.00 kr
(137.28 R)
18.03 kr
(45.00 R)
     -67.22 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(59.90 R)
14.02 kr
(35.00 R)
     -41.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 503.50 kr
(1,256.72 R)
510.22 kr
(1,273.50 R)
     +1.34 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 kr
(124.80 R)
10.02 kr
(25.00 R)
     -79.97 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 23.24 kr
(58.00 R)
7.74 kr
(19.31 R)
     -66.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 400.20 kr
(998.88 R)
44.07 kr
(110.00 R)
     -88.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 40.35 kr
(100.72 R)
23.45 kr
(58.54 R)
     -41.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 kr
(623,990.30 R)
133,095.02 kr
(332,200.00 R)
     -46.76 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 248,590.91 kr
(620,473.27 R)
121,451.36 kr
(303,137.88 R)
     -51.14 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,373.71 kr
(3,428.73 R)
592.17 kr
(1,478.03 R)
     -56.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.05 kr
(2.61 R)
0.71 kr
(1.77 R)
     -32.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 259.41 kr
(647.48 R)
379.17 kr
(946.38 R)
     +46.16 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 276.90 kr
(691.13 R)
191.61 kr
(478.25 R)
     -30.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 241.79 kr
(603.50 R)
61.57 kr
(153.68 R)
     -74.53 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr
(299.52 R)
38.06 kr
(95.00 R)
     -68.28 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,145.84 kr
(7,851.89 R)
1,431.52 kr
(3,573.02 R)
     -54.49 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 74,847.77 kr
(186,817.14 R)
35,571.07 kr
(88,784.00 R)
     -52.48 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 781.11 kr
(1,949.62 R)
314.58 kr
(785.18 R)
     -59.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 335.16 kr
(836.55 R)
214.07 kr
(534.30 R)
     -36.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 860.85 kr
(2,148.66 R)
510.38 kr
(1,273.90 R)
     -40.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,199.23 kr
(2,993.23 R)
515.33 kr
(1,286.23 R)
     -57.03 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,315.29 kr
(25,746.56 R)
2,843.64 kr
(7,097.62 R)
     -72.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,001.37 kr
(19,971.10 R)
2,272.84 kr
(5,672.92 R)
     -71.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,934.09 kr
(44,762.80 R)
5,547.06 kr
(13,845.24 R)
     -69.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,657.38 kr
(34,088.28 R)
4,481.31 kr
(11,185.19 R)
     -67.19 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,429.72 kr
(11,056.41 R)
561.20 kr
(1,400.74 R)
     -87.33 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,124.49 kr
(7,798.61 R)
420.55 kr
(1,049.67 R)
     -86.54 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,016.17 kr
(59,943.42 R)
8,453.70 kr
(21,100.10 R)
     -64.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.42 8.94      +529.46 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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