Cost of Living Comparison Between Rome and Johannesburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Johannesburg are 39.92% lower than in Rome (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Johannesburg are 44.49% lower than in Rome
Rent Prices in Johannesburg are 55.19% lower than in Rome
Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 45.76% lower than in Rome
Groceries Prices in Johannesburg are 44.87% lower than in Rome
Local Purchasing Power in Johannesburg is 44.82% higher than in Rome
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Restaurants
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(260.25 R)
7.49 €
(130.00 R)
     -50.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(1,040.98 R)
34.58 €
(600.00 R)
     -42.36 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(138.80 R)
3.46 €
(60.00 R)
     -56.77 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(86.75 R)
1.96 €
(34.00 R)
     -60.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.35 €
(75.47 R)
2.31 €
(40.00 R)
     -47.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.25 €
(21.66 R)
1.62 €
(28.14 R)
     +29.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 €
(35.08 R)
0.81 €
(14.00 R)
     -60.09 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.10 €
(19.12 R)
0.66 €
(11.52 R)
     -39.74 %
Markets
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.55 €
(96.37 R)
3.58 €
(62.16 R)
     -35.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.70 €
(29.53 R)
0.76 €
(13.12 R)
     -55.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.08 €
(18.73 R)
0.60 €
(10.36 R)
     -44.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.71 €
(64.35 R)
1.85 €
(32.18 R)
     -49.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.06 €
(105.19 R)
2.94 €
(51.06 R)
     -51.46 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.02 €
(69.69 R)
2.02 €
(34.98 R)
     -49.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.09 €
(123.05 R)
2.85 €
(49.50 R)
     -59.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.86 €
(14.98 R)
0.62 €
(10.83 R)
     -27.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(13.15 R)
0.56 €
(9.77 R)
     -25.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 €
(15.98 R)
0.56 €
(9.78 R)
     -38.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.98 €
(17.08 R)
0.56 €
(9.75 R)
     -42.95 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.62 €
(10.80 R)
0.49 €
(8.44 R)
     -21.84 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 €
(11.54 R)
0.48 €
(8.33 R)
     -27.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.23 €
(21.40 R)
0.90 €
(15.66 R)
     -26.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.63 €
(10.93 R)
0.86 €
(14.94 R)
     +36.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(104.10 R)
4.44 €
(77.00 R)
     -26.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.24 €
(21.52 R)
1.22 €
(21.25 R)
     -1.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 €
(32.78 R)
1.58 €
(27.33 R)
     -16.64 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.70 €
(98.89 R)
2.88 €
(50.00 R)
     -49.44 %
Transportation
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(26.02 R)
2.02 €
(35.00 R)
     +34.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(607.24 R)
65.85 €
(1,142.50 R)
     +88.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(69.40 R)
1.44 €
(25.00 R)
     -63.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.09 €
(36.30 R)
1.11 €
(19.31 R)
     -46.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 €
(607.24 R)
5.76 €
(100.00 R)
     -83.53 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.52 €
(95.76 R)
3.26 €
(56.52 R)
     -40.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,150.00 €
(384,296.80 R)
19,020.45 €
(330,000.00 R)
     -14.13 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,191.67 €
(419,719.19 R)
18,068.28 €
(313,480.00 R)
     -25.31 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.59 €
(3,150.47 R)
92.30 €
(1,601.35 R)
     -49.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 €
(3.10 R)
0.10 €
(1.69 R)
     -45.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.28 €
(525.35 R)
52.83 €
(916.61 R)
     +74.48 %
Sports And Leisure
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.27 €
(1,097.66 R)
26.60 €
(461.51 R)
     -57.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.50 €
(355.64 R)
8.93 €
(155.00 R)
     -56.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(156.15 R)
5.19 €
(90.00 R)
     -42.36 %
Childcare
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 480.19 €
(8,331.16 R)
207.84 €
(3,606.02 R)
     -56.72 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,875.00 €
(206,028.20 R)
5,085.05 €
(88,224.29 R)
     -57.18 %
Clothing And Shoes
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.31 €
(1,497.42 R)
43.83 €
(760.42 R)
     -49.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.07 €
(573.70 R)
28.70 €
(497.97 R)
     -13.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.32 €
(1,462.93 R)
74.46 €
(1,291.82 R)
     -11.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.66 €
(2,336.23 R)
74.90 €
(1,299.52 R)
     -44.38 %
Rent Per Month
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 940.00 €
(16,308.76 R)
386.53 €
(6,706.25 R)
     -58.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 636.13 €
(11,036.68 R)
344.79 €
(5,982.05 R)
     -45.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,956.00 €
(33,936.10 R)
751.45 €
(13,037.42 R)
     -61.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,199.64 €
(20,813.49 R)
639.78 €
(11,100.00 R)
     -46.67 %
Buy Apartment Price
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 630.29 €
(10,935.38 R)
86.86 €
(1,507.01 R)
     -86.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 298.66 €
(5,181.71 R)
62.69 €
(1,087.66 R)
     -79.01 %
Salaries And Financing
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,460.21 €
(25,334.28 R)
1,173.84 €
(20,365.75 R)
     -19.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.10 8.15      +288.95 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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