Cost of Living Comparison Between Aberdeen and Johannesburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Cost of Living in Johannesburg is 40.5% lower than in Aberdeen (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Johannesburg is 42.2% lower than in Aberdeen
Rent Prices in Johannesburg are 47.9% lower than in Aberdeen
Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 45.6% lower than in Aberdeen
Groceries Prices in Johannesburg are 46.8% lower than in Aberdeen
Local Purchasing Power in Johannesburg is 31.5% lower than in Aberdeen
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Restaurants
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.25 £
(357.92 R)
7.24 £
(170.00 R)
     -52.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(1,173.50 R)
34.09 £
(800.00 R)
     -31.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.22 £
(146.10 R)
3.83 £
(90.00 R)
     -38.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £
(93.88 R)
1.70 £
(40.00 R)
     -57.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.22 £
(99.04 R)
1.70 £
(40.00 R)
     -59.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.32 £
(77.84 R)
1.51 £
(35.39 R)
     -54.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £
(36.51 R)
0.81 £
(19.03 R)
     -47.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 £
(26.21 R)
0.57 £
(13.42 R)
     -48.8 %
Markets
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.19 £
(145.20 R)
3.24 £
(75.99 R)
     -47.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £
(25.82 R)
0.71 £
(16.64 R)
     -35.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 £
(24.09 R)
0.59 £
(13.79 R)
     -42.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.80 £
(65.72 R)
1.72 £
(40.48 R)
     -38.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.05 £
(71.50 R)
2.79 £
(65.59 R)
     -8.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.18 £
(74.64 R)
1.64 £
(38.53 R)
     -48.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.78 £
(88.66 R)
2.16 £
(50.72 R)
     -42.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.92 £
(21.67 R)
0.55 £
(12.87 R)
     -40.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(10.92 R)
0.53 £
(12.47 R)
     +14.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.25 £
(29.32 R)
0.48 £
(11.20 R)
     -61.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.47 £
(34.39 R)
0.57 £
(13.42 R)
     -61.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 £
(10.31 R)
0.44 £
(10.42 R)
     +1.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £
(11.03 R)
0.52 £
(12.27 R)
     +11.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.83 £
(19.58 R)
0.82 £
(19.15 R)
     -2.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £
(21.25 R)
0.69 £
(16.31 R)
     -23.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(164.29 R)
4.26 £
(100.00 R)
     -39.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 £
(38.56 R)
0.94 £
(21.97 R)
     -43.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £
(36.67 R)
1.12 £
(26.22 R)
     -28.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £
(328.58 R)
2.39 £
(56.00 R)
     -83.0 %
Transportation
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 £
(82.15 R)
1.47 £
(34.50 R)
     -58.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 76.00 £
(1,783.73 R)
59.09 £
(1,386.88 R)
     -22.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £
(61.02 R)
0.87 £
(20.50 R)
     -66.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £
(51.75 R)
1.37 £
(32.19 R)
     -37.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 £
(844.92 R)
2.98 £
(70.00 R)
     -91.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.90 £
(138.39 R)
3.77 £
(88.59 R)
     -36.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(663,851.23 R)
15,338.68 £
(360,000.00 R)
     -45.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,448.75 £
(479,933.81 R)
17,983.63 £
(422,077.27 R)
     -12.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 250.96 £
(5,889.99 R)
87.20 £
(2,046.51 R)
     -65.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.18 £
(356.30 R)
29.25 £
(686.40 R)
     +92.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.96 £
(679.73 R)
35.44 £
(831.80 R)
     +22.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.88 £
(888.93 R)
25.55 £
(599.70 R)
     -32.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.20 £
(168.98 R)
8.73 £
(205.00 R)
     +21.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.25 £
(170.16 R)
5.33 £
(125.00 R)
     -26.5 %
Childcare
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,377.78 £
(32,336.56 R)
188.25 £
(4,418.18 R)
     -86.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,283.33 £
(264,820.74 R)
4,245.41 £
(99,640.00 R)
     -62.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.17 £
(1,224.36 R)
36.35 £
(853.23 R)
     -30.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 24.50 £
(575.02 R)
27.35 £
(641.81 R)
     +11.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.20 £
(1,600.54 R)
65.20 £
(1,530.36 R)
     -4.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.47 £
(1,959.09 R)
64.94 £
(1,524.07 R)
     -22.2 %
Rent Per Month
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 590.62 £
(13,862.02 R)
314.38 £
(7,378.57 R)
     -46.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 533.33 £
(12,517.38 R)
280.68 £
(6,587.50 R)
     -47.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,118.75 £
(26,257.15 R)
607.16 £
(14,250.00 R)
     -45.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,040.00 £
(24,408.88 R)
506.72 £
(11,892.82 R)
     -51.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 216.00 £
(5,069.49 R)
67.53 £
(1,584.91 R)
     -68.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 188.59 £
(4,426.26 R)
54.09 £
(1,269.49 R)
     -71.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,914.80 £
(68,410.59 R)
1,153.50 £
(27,072.74 R)
     -60.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.90 11.04      +87.2 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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