Cost of Living Comparison Between Copenhagen and Johannesburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Johannesburg are 49.05% lower than in Copenhagen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Johannesburg are 54.88% lower than in Copenhagen
Rent Prices in Johannesburg are 66.51% lower than in Copenhagen
Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 62.58% lower than in Copenhagen
Groceries Prices in Johannesburg are 50.50% lower than in Copenhagen
Local Purchasing Power in Johannesburg is 22.73% lower than in Copenhagen
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Restaurants
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 130.00 kr
(290.62 R)
53.68 kr
(120.00 R)
     -58.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 kr
(1,564.88 R)
268.39 kr
(600.00 R)
     -61.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 kr
(178.84 R)
26.84 kr
(60.00 R)
     -66.45 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 kr
(111.78 R)
13.42 kr
(30.00 R)
     -73.16 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.35 kr
(90.20 R)
17.89 kr
(40.00 R)
     -55.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 39.10 kr
(87.42 R)
12.50 kr
(27.95 R)
     -68.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.87 kr
(53.37 R)
6.53 kr
(14.60 R)
     -72.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 19.38 kr
(43.33 R)
5.47 kr
(12.22 R)
     -71.79 %
Markets
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 37.58 kr
(84.01 R)
26.65 kr
(59.57 R)
     -29.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.96 kr
(44.62 R)
5.78 kr
(12.92 R)
     -71.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.28 kr
(16.27 R)
4.62 kr
(10.33 R)
     -36.49 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.81 kr
(59.93 R)
13.85 kr
(30.97 R)
     -48.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 42.99 kr
(96.10 R)
23.67 kr
(52.91 R)
     -44.94 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 29.09 kr
(65.04 R)
15.01 kr
(33.56 R)
     -48.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 45.06 kr
(100.74 R)
20.93 kr
(46.79 R)
     -53.55 %
Apples (1 lb) 9.11 kr
(20.35 R)
4.94 kr
(11.03 R)
     -45.79 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.73 kr
(19.52 R)
4.55 kr
(10.18 R)
     -47.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 8.83 kr
(19.73 R)
4.61 kr
(10.32 R)
     -47.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 14.20 kr
(31.75 R)
4.45 kr
(9.96 R)
     -68.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.48 kr
(14.49 R)
3.55 kr
(7.95 R)
     -45.17 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.85 kr
(10.84 R)
3.41 kr
(7.61 R)
     -29.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.53 kr
(25.78 R)
7.15 kr
(15.98 R)
     -37.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.81 kr
(19.69 R)
6.65 kr
(14.86 R)
     -24.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 kr
(134.13 R)
33.55 kr
(75.00 R)
     -44.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.75 kr
(26.28 R)
9.05 kr
(20.24 R)
     -22.98 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.62 kr
(34.92 R)
11.59 kr
(25.91 R)
     -25.78 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 55.00 kr
(122.95 R)
21.25 kr
(47.50 R)
     -61.37 %
Transportation
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 24.00 kr
(53.65 R)
15.66 kr
(35.00 R)
     -34.77 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 kr
(1,341.33 R)
692.37 kr
(1,547.83 R)
     +15.40 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 45.00 kr
(100.60 R)
15.66 kr
(35.00 R)
     -65.21 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.12 kr
(44.97 R)
8.64 kr
(19.31 R)
     -57.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 400.20 kr
(894.66 R)
35.79 kr
(80.00 R)
     -91.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 40.69 kr
(90.96 R)
26.57 kr
(59.40 R)
     -34.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,941.00 kr
(583,344.79 R)
138,668.78 kr
(310,000.00 R)
     -46.86 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 kr
(558,885.71 R)
137,500.49 kr
(307,388.24 R)
     -45.00 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,334.24 kr
(2,982.76 R)
726.13 kr
(1,623.28 R)
     -45.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.15 kr
(2.57 R)
0.73 kr
(1.62 R)
     -36.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 251.04 kr
(561.21 R)
406.69 kr
(909.18 R)
     +62.00 %
Sports And Leisure
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 285.64 kr
(638.55 R)
223.54 kr
(499.73 R)
     -21.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 241.46 kr
(539.80 R)
92.02 kr
(205.71 R)
     -61.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 kr
(268.27 R)
43.84 kr
(98.00 R)
     -63.47 %
Childcare
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,057.95 kr
(6,836.19 R)
1,562.57 kr
(3,493.18 R)
     -48.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 92,869.18 kr
(207,613.04 R)
41,734.02 kr
(93,298.18 R)
     -55.06 %
Clothing And Shoes
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 760.84 kr
(1,700.90 R)
374.96 kr
(838.23 R)
     -50.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 318.68 kr
(712.42 R)
253.70 kr
(567.16 R)
     -20.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 836.67 kr
(1,870.40 R)
573.79 kr
(1,282.72 R)
     -31.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,199.35 kr
(2,681.21 R)
597.00 kr
(1,334.62 R)
     -50.22 %
Rent Per Month
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,505.91 kr
(23,486.42 R)
2,907.57 kr
(6,500.00 R)
     -72.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,292.59 kr
(18,538.45 R)
2,755.48 kr
(6,160.00 R)
     -66.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 18,554.86 kr
(41,480.18 R)
6,670.59 kr
(14,912.38 R)
     -64.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,168.00 kr
(31,673.17 R)
5,026.94 kr
(11,237.93 R)
     -64.52 %
Buy Apartment Price
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,720.65 kr
(10,553.21 R)
665.43 kr
(1,487.60 R)
     -85.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,316.72 kr
(7,414.67 R)
511.32 kr
(1,143.07 R)
     -84.58 %
Salaries And Financing
Copenhagen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,607.99 kr
(52,776.67 R)
8,230.66 kr
(18,400.00 R)
     -65.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.33 7.97      +497.66 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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