Cost of Living Comparison Between Aberdeen and Johannesburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Johannesburg are 31.0% lower than in Aberdeen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Johannesburg are 32.7% lower than in Aberdeen
Rent Prices in Johannesburg are 37.8% lower than in Aberdeen
Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 41.6% lower than in Aberdeen
Groceries Prices in Johannesburg are 31.0% lower than in Aberdeen
Local Purchasing Power in Johannesburg is 16.7% lower than in Aberdeen
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Restaurants
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(313.22 R)
7.90 £
(165.00 R)
     -47.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(1,044.07 R)
33.52 £
(700.00 R)
     -33.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.39 £
(112.55 R)
3.83 £
(80.00 R)
     -28.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.10 £
(64.73 R)
1.92 £
(40.00 R)
     -38.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 £
(62.64 R)
1.92 £
(40.00 R)
     -36.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.86 £
(59.81 R)
1.53 £
(31.97 R)
     -46.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 £
(30.90 R)
0.76 £
(15.89 R)
     -48.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.01 £
(21.18 R)
0.59 £
(12.27 R)
     -42.1 %
Markets
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.31 £
(89.93 R)
3.40 £
(70.93 R)
     -21.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.98 £
(20.36 R)
0.71 £
(14.87 R)
     -27.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £
(13.49 R)
0.56 £
(11.76 R)
     -12.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.28 £
(47.70 R)
1.71 £
(35.77 R)
     -25.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.43 £
(50.82 R)
2.58 £
(53.80 R)
     +5.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.21 £
(46.15 R)
1.77 £
(37.03 R)
     -19.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.80 £
(58.51 R)
2.88 £
(60.06 R)
     +2.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £
(17.30 R)
0.59 £
(12.38 R)
     -28.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 £
(10.93 R)
0.56 £
(11.62 R)
     +6.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(19.74 R)
0.57 £
(11.86 R)
     -39.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.81 £
(16.93 R)
0.56 £
(11.65 R)
     -31.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.38 £
(8.03 R)
0.50 £
(10.43 R)
     +29.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 £
(8.95 R)
0.47 £
(9.77 R)
     +9.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £
(15.39 R)
0.85 £
(17.79 R)
     +15.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.87 £
(18.17 R)
0.79 £
(16.53 R)
     -9.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(146.17 R)
3.83 £
(80.00 R)
     -45.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.60 £
(33.41 R)
1.19 £
(24.90 R)
     -25.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 £
(38.18 R)
1.43 £
(29.84 R)
     -21.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(271.46 R)
2.39 £
(50.00 R)
     -81.6 %
Transportation
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 £
(62.64 R)
1.48 £
(31.00 R)
     -50.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.30 £
(1,906.56 R)
62.26 £
(1,300.00 R)
     -31.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £
(54.29 R)
1.20 £
(25.00 R)
     -54.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £
(46.04 R)
1.41 £
(29.37 R)
     -36.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 £
(751.73 R)
2.57 £
(53.65 R)
     -92.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.96 £
(124.39 R)
4.45 £
(92.96 R)
     -25.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,900.00 £
(415,540.04 R)
16,761.32 £
(350,000.00 R)
     -15.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,159.00 £
(441,829.73 R)
17,999.58 £
(375,856.55 R)
     -14.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.01 £
(2,881.93 R)
89.12 £
(1,860.90 R)
     -35.4 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 £
(1.81 R)
0.11 £
(2.28 R)
     +25.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 25.21 £
(526.35 R)
39.98 £
(834.79 R)
     +58.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.42 £
(677.04 R)
27.17 £
(567.32 R)
     -16.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.20 £
(150.35 R)
7.70 £
(160.82 R)
     +7.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.50 £
(156.61 R)
5.27 £
(110.00 R)
     -29.8 %
Childcare
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,000.56 £
(20,893.01 R)
198.87 £
(4,152.61 R)
     -80.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,340.00 £
(236,795.18 R)
3,881.06 £
(81,042.08 R)
     -65.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.75 £
(913.56 R)
40.31 £
(841.66 R)
     -7.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.14 £
(545.90 R)
23.81 £
(497.27 R)
     -8.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 53.89 £
(1,125.28 R)
70.87 £
(1,479.91 R)
     +31.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 73.50 £
(1,534.78 R)
63.02 £
(1,316.03 R)
     -14.3 %
Rent Per Month
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 552.43 £
(11,535.49 R)
333.85 £
(6,971.30 R)
     -39.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 459.58 £
(9,596.75 R)
305.54 £
(6,380.08 R)
     -33.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,203.57 £
(25,132.27 R)
646.63 £
(13,502.44 R)
     -46.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 826.50 £
(17,258.48 R)
628.89 £
(13,132.19 R)
     -23.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 240.22 £
(5,016.11 R)
60.40 £
(1,261.20 R)
     -74.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 201.73 £
(4,212.42 R)
53.04 £
(1,107.50 R)
     -73.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Aberdeen Edit Johannesburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,245.21 £
(46,883.11 R)
1,259.33 £
(26,296.64 R)
     -43.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.36 9.37      +178.9 %
Last update: January 2023February 2023
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