Cost of Living Comparison Between Italy and South Africa Reverse

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in South Africa are 39.00% lower than in Italy (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 36.04% lower than in Italy
Rent Prices in South Africa are 25.26% lower than in Italy
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 47.00% lower than in Italy
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 41.10% lower than in Italy
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 25.37% higher than in Italy
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Restaurants
Italy Edit South Africa Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(257.51 R)
6.99 €
(120.00 R)
     -53.40 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 €
(944.20 R)
32.04 €
(550.00 R)
     -41.75 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(137.34 R)
3.50 €
(60.00 R)
     -56.31 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(77.31 R)
1.75 €
(30.00 R)
     -61.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(68.67 R)
2.33 €
(40.00 R)
     -41.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.39 €
(23.92 R)
1.62 €
(27.76 R)
     +16.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 €
(36.26 R)
0.82 €
(14.09 R)
     -61.13 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.04 €
(17.88 R)
0.63 €
(10.82 R)
     -39.47 %
Markets
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.38 €
(75.12 R)
3.39 €
(58.24 R)
     -22.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.45 €
(24.85 R)
0.74 €
(12.71 R)
     -48.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 €
(15.28 R)
0.58 €
(9.87 R)
     -35.38 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.80 €
(48.02 R)
1.71 €
(29.44 R)
     -38.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.66 €
(97.21 R)
2.86 €
(49.10 R)
     -49.49 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.80 €
(65.31 R)
1.91 €
(32.78 R)
     -49.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.74 €
(115.69 R)
2.77 €
(47.63 R)
     -58.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 €
(14.18 R)
0.62 €
(10.60 R)
     -25.25 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(12.97 R)
0.56 €
(9.55 R)
     -26.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 €
(14.13 R)
0.59 €
(10.18 R)
     -27.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.92 €
(15.82 R)
0.55 €
(9.51 R)
     -39.88 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 €
(9.75 R)
0.48 €
(8.25 R)
     -15.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 €
(10.32 R)
0.45 €
(7.76 R)
     -24.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.06 €
(18.21 R)
0.90 €
(15.42 R)
     -15.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.42 €
(7.13 R)
0.86 €
(14.77 R)
     +107.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(85.84 R)
4.37 €
(75.00 R)
     -12.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.31 €
(22.57 R)
1.21 €
(20.79 R)
     -7.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 €
(31.34 R)
1.65 €
(28.26 R)
     -9.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 €
(94.42 R)
2.62 €
(45.00 R)
     -52.34 %
Transportation
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(25.75 R)
1.17 €
(20.00 R)
     -22.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(600.85 R)
40.78 €
(700.00 R)
     +16.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(85.84 R)
1.17 €
(20.00 R)
     -76.70 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.01 €
(34.54 R)
1.12 €
(19.31 R)
     -44.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.60 €
(473.82 R)
4.08 €
(70.00 R)
     -85.23 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.77 €
(99.05 R)
3.45 €
(59.26 R)
     -40.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 €
(386,263.21 R)
17,475.13 €
(300,000.00 R)
     -22.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,743.84 €
(407,616.55 R)
18,209.36 €
(312,604.68 R)
     -23.31 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.62 €
(2,723.12 R)
86.07 €
(1,477.59 R)
     -45.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 €
(2.00 R)
0.10 €
(1.68 R)
     -15.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.98 €
(497.48 R)
52.43 €
(900.13 R)
     +80.94 %
Sports And Leisure
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.54 €
(798.92 R)
27.55 €
(473.02 R)
     -40.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.33 €
(331.84 R)
7.36 €
(126.38 R)
     -61.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.50 €
(145.92 R)
5.24 €
(90.00 R)
     -38.32 %
Childcare
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 445.26 €
(7,643.86 R)
171.64 €
(2,946.67 R)
     -61.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,690.53 €
(183,526.98 R)
3,973.53 €
(68,214.67 R)
     -62.83 %
Clothing And Shoes
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.53 €
(1,313.81 R)
43.34 €
(743.95 R)
     -43.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.84 €
(529.52 R)
28.27 €
(485.32 R)
     -8.35 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.01 €
(1,390.66 R)
72.71 €
(1,248.28 R)
     -10.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 109.16 €
(1,874.05 R)
69.63 €
(1,195.40 R)
     -36.21 %
Rent Per Month
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 592.00 €
(10,163.04 R)
382.31 €
(6,563.22 R)
     -35.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 447.89 €
(7,689.10 R)
331.35 €
(5,688.31 R)
     -26.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,030.44 €
(17,689.88 R)
752.08 €
(12,911.16 R)
     -27.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 741.86 €
(12,735.70 R)
635.91 €
(10,916.77 R)
     -14.28 %
Buy Apartment Price
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 301.03 €
(5,167.93 R)
96.62 €
(1,658.65 R)
     -67.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 180.55 €
(3,099.62 R)
67.62 €
(1,160.83 R)
     -62.55 %
Salaries And Financing
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,431.13 €
(24,568.66 R)
1,147.65 €
(19,701.95 R)
     -19.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.89 9.79      +417.05 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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