Cost of Living Comparison Between Italy and South Africa Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Africa are 37.65% lower than in Italy (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 33.88% lower than in Italy
Rent Prices in South Africa are 19.89% lower than in Italy
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 43.85% lower than in Italy
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 40.14% lower than in Italy
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 26.46% higher than in Italy
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Restaurants
Italy Edit South Africa Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(260.28 R)
7.49 €
(130.00 R)
     -50.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 €
(954.37 R)
34.58 €
(600.00 R)
     -37.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(138.82 R)
3.46 €
(60.00 R)
     -56.78 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(78.09 R)
1.73 €
(30.00 R)
     -61.58 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(69.41 R)
2.31 €
(40.00 R)
     -42.37 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.39 €
(24.05 R)
1.66 €
(28.76 R)
     +19.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 €
(36.19 R)
0.87 €
(15.13 R)
     -58.19 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.03 €
(17.87 R)
0.65 €
(11.36 R)
     -36.42 %
Markets
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 €
(75.66 R)
3.35 €
(58.21 R)
     -23.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 €
(24.48 R)
0.74 €
(12.79 R)
     -47.75 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.87 €
(15.16 R)
0.57 €
(9.90 R)
     -34.69 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.81 €
(48.69 R)
1.68 €
(29.18 R)
     -40.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.60 €
(97.19 R)
2.92 €
(50.62 R)
     -47.91 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.78 €
(65.53 R)
1.91 €
(33.21 R)
     -49.33 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.70 €
(116.24 R)
2.87 €
(49.76 R)
     -57.19 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 €
(14.32 R)
0.61 €
(10.61 R)
     -25.87 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 €
(12.99 R)
0.56 €
(9.71 R)
     -25.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 €
(14.18 R)
0.61 €
(10.66 R)
     -24.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.92 €
(15.90 R)
0.57 €
(9.87 R)
     -37.96 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 €
(9.75 R)
0.48 €
(8.24 R)
     -15.43 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 €
(10.37 R)
0.45 €
(7.84 R)
     -24.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.05 €
(18.22 R)
0.92 €
(15.94 R)
     -12.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.42 €
(7.30 R)
0.86 €
(14.99 R)
     +105.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(86.76 R)
4.55 €
(79.00 R)
     -8.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.32 €
(22.83 R)
1.24 €
(21.52 R)
     -5.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 €
(31.75 R)
1.61 €
(27.93 R)
     -12.05 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 €
(95.44 R)
2.59 €
(45.00 R)
     -52.85 %
Transportation
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(26.03 R)
1.44 €
(25.00 R)
     -3.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €
(607.33 R)
37.46 €
(650.00 R)
     +7.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(86.76 R)
1.15 €
(20.00 R)
     -76.95 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(33.51 R)
1.11 €
(19.31 R)
     -42.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.60 €
(478.92 R)
3.46 €
(60.00 R)
     -87.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.76 €
(99.97 R)
3.50 €
(60.81 R)
     -39.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,616.72 €
(392,451.07 R)
17,288.82 €
(300,000.00 R)
     -23.56 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,801.02 €
(413,001.21 R)
18,786.52 €
(325,988.33 R)
     -21.07 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.72 €
(2,754.17 R)
89.90 €
(1,559.88 R)
     -43.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 €
(2.00 R)
0.09 €
(1.52 R)
     -23.93 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.02 €
(503.56 R)
50.06 €
(868.69 R)
     +72.51 %
Sports And Leisure
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.91 €
(796.61 R)
28.46 €
(493.91 R)
     -38.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.26 €
(334.16 R)
8.05 €
(139.69 R)
     -58.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.50 €
(147.49 R)
5.47 €
(95.00 R)
     -35.59 %
Childcare
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 442.44 €
(7,677.38 R)
182.62 €
(3,168.87 R)
     -58.72 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,511.84 €
(182,404.11 R)
4,277.27 €
(74,220.20 R)
     -59.31 %
Clothing And Shoes
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.87 €
(1,316.50 R)
43.47 €
(754.28 R)
     -42.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.78 €
(534.05 R)
29.40 €
(510.21 R)
     -4.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.27 €
(1,392.78 R)
73.85 €
(1,281.52 R)
     -7.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 108.44 €
(1,881.59 R)
71.28 €
(1,236.80 R)
     -34.27 %
Rent Per Month
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 576.02 €
(9,995.28 R)
390.10 €
(6,769.16 R)
     -32.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 440.14 €
(7,637.42 R)
335.19 €
(5,816.30 R)
     -23.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 995.30 €
(17,270.75 R)
808.88 €
(14,035.91 R)
     -18.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 730.66 €
(12,678.52 R)
662.41 €
(11,494.29 R)
     -9.34 %
Buy Apartment Price
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 289.10 €
(5,016.56 R)
88.34 €
(1,532.91 R)
     -69.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 176.00 €
(3,053.94 R)
62.34 €
(1,081.79 R)
     -64.58 %
Salaries And Financing
Italy Edit South Africa Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,427.59 €
(24,771.97 R)
1,193.71 €
(20,713.58 R)
     -16.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.87 9.74      +420.89 %
Last update: August 2021August 2021
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