Cost of Living Comparison Between Rome and Johannesburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Johannesburg are 39.40% lower than in Rome (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Johannesburg are 43.65% lower than in Rome
Rent Prices in Johannesburg are 53.43% lower than in Rome
Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 46.51% lower than in Rome
Groceries Prices in Johannesburg are 44.39% lower than in Rome
Local Purchasing Power in Johannesburg is 39.10% higher than in Rome
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Restaurants
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(262.38 R)
6.86 €
(120.00 R)
     -54.26 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(1,049.52 R)
34.30 €
(600.00 R)
     -42.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(139.94 R)
3.43 €
(60.00 R)
     -57.12 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(87.46 R)
1.72 €
(30.00 R)
     -65.70 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(69.97 R)
2.29 €
(40.00 R)
     -42.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.25 €
(21.91 R)
1.63 €
(28.50 R)
     +30.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 €
(32.19 R)
0.84 €
(14.66 R)
     -54.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.06 €
(18.53 R)
0.67 €
(11.75 R)
     -36.58 %
Markets
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.66 €
(99.03 R)
3.48 €
(60.93 R)
     -38.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.53 €
(26.74 R)
0.74 €
(12.94 R)
     -51.60 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 €
(17.97 R)
0.60 €
(10.49 R)
     -41.62 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 €
(65.24 R)
1.79 €
(31.35 R)
     -51.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.15 €
(107.51 R)
3.00 €
(52.53 R)
     -51.14 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.92 €
(68.63 R)
1.90 €
(33.30 R)
     -51.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.22 €
(126.29 R)
2.83 €
(49.52 R)
     -60.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.91 €
(16.00 R)
0.63 €
(11.01 R)
     -31.18 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 €
(13.53 R)
0.57 €
(9.91 R)
     -26.77 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 €
(16.72 R)
0.60 €
(10.51 R)
     -37.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 €
(18.18 R)
0.58 €
(10.13 R)
     -44.30 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 €
(10.57 R)
0.48 €
(8.42 R)
     -20.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 €
(11.70 R)
0.45 €
(7.88 R)
     -32.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.24 €
(21.65 R)
0.91 €
(15.94 R)
     -26.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.72 €
(12.58 R)
0.86 €
(15.03 R)
     +19.44 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(104.95 R)
4.29 €
(75.00 R)
     -28.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.27 €
(22.27 R)
1.20 €
(20.92 R)
     -6.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.71 €
(29.93 R)
1.56 €
(27.29 R)
     -8.83 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.70 €
(99.70 R)
2.86 €
(50.00 R)
     -49.85 %
Transportation
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(26.24 R)
2.00 €
(35.00 R)
     +33.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(612.22 R)
62.64 €
(1,095.65 R)
     +78.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(69.97 R)
2.00 €
(35.00 R)
     -49.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(33.78 R)
1.10 €
(19.31 R)
     -42.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 €
(612.22 R)
3.57 €
(62.50 R)
     -89.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.64 €
(98.71 R)
3.46 €
(60.60 R)
     -38.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 €
(419,806.58 R)
17,150.76 €
(300,000.00 R)
     -28.54 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,745.00 €
(450,330.02 R)
17,879.92 €
(312,754.55 R)
     -30.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.37 €
(3,137.46 R)
91.48 €
(1,600.16 R)
     -49.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 €
(3.00 R)
0.09 €
(1.61 R)
     -46.53 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.09 €
(526.25 R)
52.90 €
(925.31 R)
     +75.83 %
Sports And Leisure
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 59.41 €
(1,039.16 R)
27.87 €
(487.50 R)
     -53.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.73 €
(362.56 R)
10.74 €
(187.78 R)
     -48.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 €
(157.43 R)
5.65 €
(98.78 R)
     -37.25 %
Childcare
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 450.53 €
(7,880.58 R)
195.26 €
(3,415.52 R)
     -56.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,961.54 €
(191,738.58 R)
5,754.85 €
(100,663.53 R)
     -47.50 %
Clothing And Shoes
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.72 €
(1,481.96 R)
46.22 €
(808.49 R)
     -45.44 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.40 €
(566.67 R)
31.31 €
(547.63 R)
     -3.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.48 €
(1,460.28 R)
74.65 €
(1,305.85 R)
     -10.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.40 €
(2,368.41 R)
76.11 €
(1,331.25 R)
     -43.79 %
Rent Per Month
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 966.30 €
(16,902.40 R)
371.60 €
(6,500.00 R)
     -61.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 674.81 €
(11,803.82 R)
347.48 €
(6,078.12 R)
     -48.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,981.48 €
(34,659.96 R)
835.90 €
(14,621.54 R)
     -57.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,207.41 €
(21,119.90 R)
651.39 €
(11,394.12 R)
     -46.05 %
Buy Apartment Price
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 631.19 €
(11,040.71 R)
82.68 €
(1,446.18 R)
     -86.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 306.69 €
(5,364.61 R)
63.34 €
(1,107.97 R)
     -79.35 %
Salaries And Financing
Rome Edit Johannesburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,460.00 €
(25,538.23 R)
1,144.26 €
(20,015.38 R)
     -21.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.02 8.07      +298.73 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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