Cost of Living Comparison Between Rome and Johannesburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Johannesburg are 39.51% lower than in Rome (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Johannesburg are 43.91% lower than in Rome
Rent Prices in Johannesburg are 54.09% lower than in Rome
Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 46.45% lower than in Rome
Groceries Prices in Johannesburg are 44.96% lower than in Rome
Local Purchasing Power in Johannesburg is 34.63% higher than in Rome
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Restaurants
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(256.21 R)
7.03 €
(120.00 R)
     -53.16 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(1,024.85 R)
35.13 €
(600.00 R)
     -41.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(136.65 R)
3.51 €
(60.00 R)
     -56.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(85.40 R)
1.96 €
(33.50 R)
     -60.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 €
(85.40 R)
2.34 €
(40.00 R)
     -53.16 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.25 €
(21.43 R)
1.63 €
(27.89 R)
     +30.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 €
(33.37 R)
0.84 €
(14.33 R)
     -57.07 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.10 €
(18.82 R)
0.69 €
(11.73 R)
     -37.64 %
Markets
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.52 €
(94.25 R)
3.66 €
(62.59 R)
     -33.59 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.71 €
(29.23 R)
0.76 €
(13.06 R)
     -55.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.08 €
(18.41 R)
0.60 €
(10.20 R)
     -44.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 €
(63.70 R)
1.82 €
(31.10 R)
     -51.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.20 €
(105.94 R)
3.01 €
(51.49 R)
     -51.40 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.98 €
(68.06 R)
2.02 €
(34.46 R)
     -49.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.28 €
(124.32 R)
2.79 €
(47.61 R)
     -61.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 €
(14.90 R)
0.63 €
(10.84 R)
     -27.24 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 €
(13.12 R)
0.58 €
(9.89 R)
     -24.62 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 €
(15.68 R)
0.59 €
(10.10 R)
     -35.59 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.00 €
(17.08 R)
0.58 €
(9.86 R)
     -42.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 €
(10.69 R)
0.49 €
(8.38 R)
     -21.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 €
(11.50 R)
0.48 €
(8.22 R)
     -28.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 €
(20.73 R)
0.91 €
(15.58 R)
     -24.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.65 €
(11.03 R)
0.86 €
(14.70 R)
     +33.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(102.49 R)
4.39 €
(75.00 R)
     -26.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 €
(21.41 R)
1.25 €
(21.42 R)
     +0.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 €
(32.09 R)
1.62 €
(27.68 R)
     -13.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.70 €
(97.36 R)
2.63 €
(45.00 R)
     -53.78 %
Transportation
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(25.62 R)
2.05 €
(35.00 R)
     +36.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(597.83 R)
67.20 €
(1,147.83 R)
     +92.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(68.32 R)
1.46 €
(25.00 R)
     -63.41 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.09 €
(35.74 R)
1.08 €
(18.51 R)
     -48.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 €
(555.13 R)
5.85 €
(100.00 R)
     -81.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.56 €
(94.90 R)
3.37 €
(57.56 R)
     -39.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 €
(392,860.13 R)
19,319.85 €
(330,000.00 R)
     -16.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,440.00 €
(417,456.59 R)
18,601.97 €
(317,737.93 R)
     -23.89 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.59 €
(3,101.64 R)
94.40 €
(1,612.38 R)
     -48.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 €
(2.94 R)
0.10 €
(1.65 R)
     -43.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.63 €
(523.26 R)
53.79 €
(918.80 R)
     +75.59 %
Sports And Leisure
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.62 €
(1,086.70 R)
27.16 €
(463.93 R)
     -57.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.54 €
(350.87 R)
9.07 €
(155.00 R)
     -55.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(153.73 R)
5.27 €
(90.00 R)
     -41.45 %
Childcare
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 484.01 €
(8,267.28 R)
212.21 €
(3,624.77 R)
     -56.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,875.00 €
(202,835.39 R)
5,264.91 €
(89,929.33 R)
     -55.66 %
Clothing And Shoes
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.31 €
(1,474.21 R)
45.77 €
(781.75 R)
     -46.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.78 €
(559.87 R)
30.39 €
(519.16 R)
     -7.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.15 €
(1,437.42 R)
77.33 €
(1,320.81 R)
     -8.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 133.00 €
(2,271.76 R)
76.52 €
(1,307.00 R)
     -42.47 %
Rent Per Month
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 953.00 €
(16,278.07 R)
394.32 €
(6,735.29 R)
     -58.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 664.00 €
(11,341.70 R)
355.77 €
(6,076.92 R)
     -46.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,984.00 €
(33,888.46 R)
793.49 €
(13,553.55 R)
     -60.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,220.00 €
(20,838.67 R)
657.47 €
(11,230.23 R)
     -46.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 635.86 €
(10,860.98 R)
82.47 €
(1,408.62 R)
     -87.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 303.71 €
(5,187.68 R)
62.74 €
(1,071.61 R)
     -79.34 %
Salaries And Financing
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,487.86 €
(25,414.01 R)
1,123.52 €
(19,190.75 R)
     -24.49 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.10 7.98      +280.67 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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