Cost of Living Comparison Between Johannesburg and Rome 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Rome are 65.32% higher than in Johannesburg (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Rome are 78.29% higher than in Johannesburg
Rent Prices in Rome are 117.82% higher than in Johannesburg
Restaurant Prices in Rome are 86.75% higher than in Johannesburg
Groceries Prices in Rome are 81.67% higher than in Johannesburg
Local Purchasing Power in Rome is 25.86% lower than in Johannesburg
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Restaurants
Johannesburg Edit Rome Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 R
(7.04 €)
255.74 R
(15.00 €)
     +113.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 R
(35.19 €)
1,022.96 R
(60.00 €)
     +70.49 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 60.00 R
(3.52 €)
136.40 R
(8.00 €)
     +127.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 33.50 R
(1.96 €)
85.25 R
(5.00 €)
     +154.47 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 R
(2.35 €)
85.25 R
(5.00 €)
     +113.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 27.89 R
(1.64 €)
21.39 R
(1.25 €)
     -23.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 14.33 R
(0.84 €)
33.31 R
(1.95 €)
     +132.50 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.73 R
(0.69 €)
18.78 R
(1.10 €)
     +60.06 %
Markets
Johannesburg Edit Rome Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 62.59 R
(3.67 €)
94.08 R
(5.52 €)
     +50.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.06 R
(0.77 €)
29.17 R
(1.71 €)
     +123.42 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.20 R
(0.60 €)
18.38 R
(1.08 €)
     +80.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 31.10 R
(1.82 €)
63.59 R
(3.73 €)
     +104.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 51.49 R
(3.02 €)
105.74 R
(6.20 €)
     +105.37 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 34.46 R
(2.02 €)
67.94 R
(3.98 €)
     +97.17 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 47.61 R
(2.79 €)
124.09 R
(7.28 €)
     +160.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.84 R
(0.64 €)
14.87 R
(0.87 €)
     +37.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.89 R
(0.58 €)
13.10 R
(0.77 €)
     +32.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.10 R
(0.59 €)
15.65 R
(0.92 €)
     +54.98 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.86 R
(0.58 €)
17.05 R
(1.00 €)
     +72.88 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.38 R
(0.49 €)
10.67 R
(0.63 €)
     +27.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 8.22 R
(0.48 €)
11.48 R
(0.67 €)
     +39.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 15.58 R
(0.91 €)
20.69 R
(1.21 €)
     +32.81 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.70 R
(0.86 €)
11.01 R
(0.65 €)
     -25.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 R
(4.40 €)
102.30 R
(6.00 €)
     +36.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 21.42 R
(1.26 €)
21.37 R
(1.25 €)
     -0.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 27.68 R
(1.62 €)
32.03 R
(1.88 €)
     +15.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 45.00 R
(2.64 €)
97.18 R
(5.70 €)
     +115.96 %
Transportation
Johannesburg Edit Rome Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 R
(2.05 €)
25.57 R
(1.50 €)
     -26.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,147.83 R
(67.32 €)
596.73 R
(35.00 €)
     -48.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 R
(1.47 €)
68.20 R
(4.00 €)
     +172.79 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 18.51 R
(1.09 €)
35.67 R
(2.09 €)
     +92.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 R
(5.87 €)
554.11 R
(32.50 €)
     +454.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 57.56 R
(3.38 €)
94.72 R
(5.56 €)
     +64.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 330,000.00 R
(19,355.50 €)
392,136.53 R
(23,000.00 €)
     +18.83 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 317,737.93 R
(18,636.30 €)
416,687.68 R
(24,440.00 €)
     +31.14 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Johannesburg Edit Rome Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,612.38 R
(94.57 €)
3,095.93 R
(181.59 €)
     +92.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.65 R
(0.10 €)
2.94 R
(0.17 €)
     +77.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 918.80 R
(53.89 €)
522.30 R
(30.63 €)
     -43.15 %
Sports And Leisure
Johannesburg Edit Rome Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 463.93 R
(27.21 €)
1,084.70 R
(63.62 €)
     +133.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 155.00 R
(9.09 €)
350.22 R
(20.54 €)
     +125.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 90.00 R
(5.28 €)
153.44 R
(9.00 €)
     +70.49 %
Childcare
Johannesburg Edit Rome Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,624.77 R
(212.60 €)
8,252.05 R
(484.01 €)
     +127.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 89,929.33 R
(5,274.63 €)
202,461.79 R
(11,875.00 €)
     +125.13 %
Clothing And Shoes
Johannesburg Edit Rome Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 781.75 R
(45.85 €)
1,471.50 R
(86.31 €)
     +88.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 519.16 R
(30.45 €)
558.84 R
(32.78 €)
     +7.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,320.81 R
(77.47 €)
1,434.77 R
(84.15 €)
     +8.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,307.00 R
(76.66 €)
2,267.57 R
(133.00 €)
     +73.49 %
Rent Per Month
Johannesburg Edit Rome Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,735.29 R
(395.05 €)
16,248.09 R
(953.00 €)
     +141.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,076.92 R
(356.43 €)
11,320.81 R
(664.00 €)
     +86.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,553.55 R
(794.96 €)
33,826.04 R
(1,984.00 €)
     +149.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,230.23 R
(658.69 €)
20,800.29 R
(1,220.00 €)
     +85.22 %
Buy Apartment Price
Johannesburg Edit Rome Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,408.62 R
(82.62 €)
10,840.97 R
(635.86 €)
     +669.62 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,071.61 R
(62.85 €)
5,178.13 R
(303.71 €)
     +383.21 %
Salaries And Financing
Johannesburg Edit Rome Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,190.75 R
(1,125.60 €)
25,367.20 R
(1,487.86 €)
     +32.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.98 2.10      -73.73 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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