Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Johannesburg 

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Consumer Prices in Johannesburg are 50.79% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Johannesburg are 63.21% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Johannesburg are 79.25% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 58.00% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Johannesburg are 46.79% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Johannesburg is 9.07% lower than in London
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Restaurants London[ Edit ] Johannesburg[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
329.36 R
5.92 £
130.00 R
     -60.53 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
1,317.45 R
27.33 £
600.00 R
     -54.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
131.74 R
2.60 £
57.00 R
     -56.73 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
109.79 R
1.59 £
35.00 R
     -68.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
98.81 R
1.82 £
40.00 R
     -59.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.98 £
65.54 R
1.29 £
28.23 R
     -56.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.44 £
31.65 R
0.65 £
14.33 R
     -54.73 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £
25.19 R
0.53 £
11.58 R
     -54.02 %
Markets London[ Edit ] Johannesburg[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.63 £
79.67 R
2.90 £
63.58 R
     -20.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.95 £
20.90 R
0.60 £
13.22 R
     -36.75 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 £
14.45 R
0.46 £
10.18 R
     -29.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.13 £
46.87 R
1.42 £
31.23 R
     -33.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.19 £
70.12 R
2.23 £
48.87 R
     -30.30 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.87 £
62.94 R
1.64 £
35.98 R
     -42.84 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.97 £
87.16 R
2.38 £
52.24 R
     -40.06 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 £
21.07 R
0.50 £
10.93 R
     -48.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 £
11.67 R
0.41 £
8.96 R
     -23.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £
20.24 R
0.43 £
9.55 R
     -52.84 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 £
23.58 R
0.46 £
10.02 R
     -57.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 £
12.21 R
0.40 £
8.77 R
     -28.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
11.55 R
0.40 £
8.77 R
     -24.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 £
16.39 R
0.69 £
15.16 R
     -7.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 £
18.98 R
0.70 £
15.30 R
     -19.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
175.66 R
3.76 £
82.50 R
     -53.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.91 £
41.84 R
0.96 £
21.00 R
     -49.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 £
42.23 R
1.24 £
27.33 R
     -35.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
263.49 R
2.28 £
50.00 R
     -81.02 %
Transportation London[ Edit ] Johannesburg[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
61.48 R
1.37 £
30.00 R
     -51.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
3,293.62 R
50.10 £
1,100.00 R
     -66.60 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
65.87 R
1.14 £
25.00 R
     -62.05 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 £
70.67 R
0.88 £
19.31 R
     -72.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
632.37 R
5.47 £
120.00 R
     -81.02 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.81 £
105.61 R
2.70 £
59.35 R
     -43.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,317.50 £
468,077.83 R
13,742.49 £
301,750.00 R
     -35.53 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,771.42 £
500,002.27 R
13,721.11 £
301,280.50 R
     -39.74 %
Utilities (Monthly) London[ Edit ] Johannesburg[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.49 £
3,743.59 R
69.34 £
1,522.49 R
     -59.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
2.86 R
0.08 £
1.74 R
     -39.14 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.03 £
703.28 R
43.29 £
950.49 R
     +35.15 %
Sports And Leisure London[ Edit ] Johannesburg[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.90 £
941.91 R
23.22 £
509.86 R
     -45.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.12 £
244.09 R
7.02 £
154.12 R
     -36.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
285.45 R
4.33 £
95.00 R
     -66.72 %
Childcare London[ Edit ] Johannesburg[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,516.25 £
33,292.98 R
157.82 £
3,465.43 R
     -89.59 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,155.56 £
398,649.61 R
3,731.08 £
81,925.00 R
     -79.45 %
Clothing And Shoes London[ Edit ] Johannesburg[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.82 £
1,467.19 R
35.01 £
768.81 R
     -47.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.72 £
718.52 R
22.60 £
496.20 R
     -30.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.95 £
1,535.83 R
58.18 £
1,277.51 R
     -16.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.99 £
1,975.87 R
56.59 £
1,242.49 R
     -37.12 %
Rent Per Month London[ Edit ] Johannesburg[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,754.34 £
38,520.77 R
321.58 £
7,061.02 R
     -81.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,245.92 £
27,357.11 R
265.69 £
5,833.82 R
     -78.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,175.95 £
69,735.73 R
623.07 £
13,681.03 R
     -80.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,066.31 £
45,370.94 R
500.03 £
10,979.45 R
     -75.80 %
Buy Apartment Price London[ Edit ] Johannesburg[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,051.07 £
23,078.83 R
60.73 £
1,333.57 R
     -94.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 577.96 £
12,690.48 R
47.08 £
1,033.74 R
     -91.85 %
Salaries And Financing London[ Edit ] Johannesburg[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,792.33 £
61,312.37 R
934.24 £
20,513.46 R
     -66.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.04 9.92      +226.47 %
Last update: September 2020September 2020
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