Cost of Living Comparison Between Johannesburg and Austin, TX 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 34.51% higher than in Johannesburg (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 76.52% higher than in Johannesburg
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 204.78% higher than in Johannesburg
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 58.86% higher than in Johannesburg
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 67.81% higher than in Johannesburg
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 99.50% higher than in Johannesburg
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Restaurants
Johannesburg Edit Austin, TX Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 R
(8.42 $)
213.73 R
(15.00 $)
     +78.11 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 R
(42.11 $)
712.43 R
(50.00 $)
     +18.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 60.00 R
(4.21 $)
103.30 R
(7.25 $)
     +72.17 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 34.00 R
(2.39 $)
58.42 R
(4.10 $)
     +71.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 R
(2.81 $)
85.49 R
(6.00 $)
     +113.73 %
Cappuccino (regular) 28.03 R
(1.97 $)
59.77 R
(4.19 $)
     +113.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 14.33 R
(1.01 $)
30.29 R
(2.13 $)
     +111.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.81 R
(0.83 $)
22.03 R
(1.55 $)
     +86.49 %
Markets
Johannesburg Edit Austin, TX Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 62.74 R
(4.40 $)
44.87 R
(3.15 $)
     -28.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.05 R
(0.92 $)
30.14 R
(2.12 $)
     +130.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.22 R
(0.72 $)
18.54 R
(1.30 $)
     +81.36 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 31.15 R
(2.19 $)
39.16 R
(2.75 $)
     +25.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 51.44 R
(3.61 $)
70.68 R
(4.96 $)
     +37.40 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 34.64 R
(2.43 $)
54.05 R
(3.79 $)
     +56.04 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 47.76 R
(3.35 $)
78.70 R
(5.52 $)
     +64.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.88 R
(0.76 $)
23.94 R
(1.68 $)
     +120.12 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.77 R
(0.69 $)
8.40 R
(0.59 $)
     -13.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.10 R
(0.71 $)
24.07 R
(1.69 $)
     +138.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.83 R
(0.69 $)
21.16 R
(1.48 $)
     +115.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.38 R
(0.59 $)
14.76 R
(1.04 $)
     +76.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 8.22 R
(0.58 $)
14.63 R
(1.03 $)
     +77.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 15.47 R
(1.09 $)
22.85 R
(1.60 $)
     +47.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.70 R
(1.03 $)
21.72 R
(1.52 $)
     +47.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 R
(5.26 $)
170.98 R
(12.00 $)
     +127.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 21.43 R
(1.50 $)
27.89 R
(1.96 $)
     +30.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 27.69 R
(1.94 $)
26.85 R
(1.88 $)
     -3.01 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 45.00 R
(3.16 $)
99.74 R
(7.00 $)
     +121.64 %
Transportation
Johannesburg Edit Austin, TX Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 R
(2.46 $)
17.81 R
(1.25 $)
     -49.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,147.83 R
(80.56 $)
587.75 R
(41.25 $)
     -48.79 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 R
(1.75 $)
35.62 R
(2.50 $)
     +42.49 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 18.51 R
(1.30 $)
35.62 R
(2.50 $)
     +92.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 R
(7.02 $)
413.21 R
(29.00 $)
     +313.21 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 57.47 R
(4.03 $)
29.30 R
(2.06 $)
     -49.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 330,000.00 R
(23,160.17 $)
311,260.67 R
(21,845.00 $)
     -5.68 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 317,737.93 R
(22,299.59 $)
281,474.62 R
(19,754.55 $)
     -11.41 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Johannesburg Edit Austin, TX Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,635.14 R
(114.76 $)
2,018.60 R
(141.67 $)
     +23.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.65 R
(0.12 $)
1.21 R
(0.09 $)
     -26.80 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 919.13 R
(64.51 $)
879.61 R
(61.73 $)
     -4.30 %
Sports And Leisure
Johannesburg Edit Austin, TX Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 463.99 R
(32.56 $)
566.50 R
(39.76 $)
     +22.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 155.00 R
(10.88 $)
87.25 R
(6.12 $)
     -43.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 90.00 R
(6.32 $)
170.98 R
(12.00 $)
     +89.98 %
Childcare
Johannesburg Edit Austin, TX Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,600.46 R
(252.69 $)
14,313.98 R
(1,004.59 $)
     +297.56 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 89,929.33 R
(6,311.45 $)
240,190.69 R
(16,857.14 $)
     +167.09 %
Clothing And Shoes
Johannesburg Edit Austin, TX Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 785.98 R
(55.16 $)
596.06 R
(41.83 $)
     -24.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 522.47 R
(36.67 $)
499.99 R
(35.09 $)
     -4.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,327.64 R
(93.18 $)
1,175.51 R
(82.50 $)
     -11.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,307.00 R
(91.73 $)
1,392.94 R
(97.76 $)
     +6.58 %
Rent Per Month
Johannesburg Edit Austin, TX Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,735.29 R
(472.70 $)
25,177.17 R
(1,766.99 $)
     +273.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,076.92 R
(426.49 $)
16,021.37 R
(1,124.42 $)
     +163.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,553.55 R
(951.22 $)
45,681.01 R
(3,206.00 $)
     +237.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,230.23 R
(788.16 $)
27,704.62 R
(1,944.38 $)
     +146.70 %
Buy Apartment Price
Johannesburg Edit Austin, TX Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,408.62 R
(98.86 $)
6,503.19 R
(456.41 $)
     +361.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,071.61 R
(75.21 $)
2,773.21 R
(194.63 $)
     +158.79 %
Salaries And Financing
Johannesburg Edit Austin, TX Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,190.75 R
(1,346.85 $)
67,582.53 R
(4,743.10 $)
     +252.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.98 3.55      -55.45 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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