Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Canada Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Canada are 65.73% higher than in South Africa (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canada are 76.31% higher than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Canada are 107.69% higher than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Canada are 76.45% higher than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Canada are 94.08% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Canada is 11.68% higher than in South Africa
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Restaurants
South Africa Edit Canada Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 R
(10.26 C$)
210.52 R
(18.00 C$)
     +75.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 550.00 R
(47.03 C$)
877.16 R
(75.00 C$)
     +59.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 60.00 R
(5.13 C$)
128.65 R
(11.00 C$)
     +114.42 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 R
(2.57 C$)
70.17 R
(6.00 C$)
     +133.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 R
(3.42 C$)
87.72 R
(7.50 C$)
     +119.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 27.81 R
(2.38 C$)
49.99 R
(4.27 C$)
     +79.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 14.11 R
(1.21 C$)
26.50 R
(2.27 C$)
     +87.90 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.88 R
(0.93 C$)
21.58 R
(1.85 C$)
     +98.39 %
Markets
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 58.31 R
(4.99 C$)
109.92 R
(9.40 C$)
     +88.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 12.71 R
(1.09 C$)
31.01 R
(2.65 C$)
     +143.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.87 R
(0.84 C$)
19.65 R
(1.68 C$)
     +99.19 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 29.47 R
(2.52 C$)
40.98 R
(3.50 C$)
     +39.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 49.05 R
(4.19 C$)
67.84 R
(5.80 C$)
     +38.31 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 32.68 R
(2.79 C$)
70.68 R
(6.04 C$)
     +116.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 47.69 R
(4.08 C$)
79.47 R
(6.80 C$)
     +66.65 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.61 R
(0.91 C$)
21.84 R
(1.87 C$)
     +105.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.55 R
(0.82 C$)
9.13 R
(0.78 C$)
     -4.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.20 R
(0.87 C$)
21.18 R
(1.81 C$)
     +107.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.52 R
(0.81 C$)
22.98 R
(1.97 C$)
     +141.42 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.23 R
(0.70 C$)
14.98 R
(1.28 C$)
     +81.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 7.74 R
(0.66 C$)
14.06 R
(1.20 C$)
     +81.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 15.43 R
(1.32 C$)
30.14 R
(2.58 C$)
     +95.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.80 R
(1.27 C$)
25.20 R
(2.16 C$)
     +70.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 R
(6.41 C$)
175.43 R
(15.00 C$)
     +133.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20.78 R
(1.78 C$)
35.98 R
(3.08 C$)
     +73.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 28.22 R
(2.41 C$)
40.72 R
(3.48 C$)
     +44.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 45.00 R
(3.85 C$)
175.43 R
(15.00 C$)
     +289.85 %
Transportation
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 R
(1.71 C$)
38.01 R
(3.25 C$)
     +90.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 725.00 R
(61.99 C$)
1,052.59 R
(90.00 C$)
     +45.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 R
(1.71 C$)
46.78 R
(4.00 C$)
     +133.91 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 19.31 R
(1.65 C$)
37.64 R
(3.22 C$)
     +94.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 70.00 R
(5.99 C$)
397.64 R
(34.00 C$)
     +468.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 59.24 R
(5.06 C$)
49.53 R
(4.23 C$)
     -16.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 300,000.00 R
(25,651.05 C$)
304,081.16 R
(26,000.00 C$)
     +1.36 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 312,689.28 R
(26,736.02 C$)
285,769.69 R
(24,434.31 C$)
     -8.61 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,478.78 R
(126.44 C$)
1,931.23 R
(165.13 C$)
     +30.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.68 R
(0.14 C$)
3.92 R
(0.34 C$)
     +132.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 900.18 R
(76.97 C$)
920.55 R
(78.71 C$)
     +2.26 %
Sports And Leisure
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 472.97 R
(40.44 C$)
592.58 R
(50.67 C$)
     +25.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 126.37 R
(10.81 C$)
235.83 R
(20.16 C$)
     +86.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 90.00 R
(7.70 C$)
163.74 R
(14.00 C$)
     +81.93 %
Childcare
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,946.67 R
(251.95 C$)
11,522.48 R
(985.21 C$)
     +291.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 67,838.73 R
(5,800.45 C$)
166,366.70 R
(14,224.93 C$)
     +145.24 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 744.35 R
(63.64 C$)
743.03 R
(63.53 C$)
     -0.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 485.51 R
(41.51 C$)
527.09 R
(45.07 C$)
     +8.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,249.78 R
(106.86 C$)
1,185.69 R
(101.38 C$)
     -5.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,193.84 R
(102.08 C$)
1,489.97 R
(127.40 C$)
     +24.80 %
Rent Per Month
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,563.93 R
(561.24 C$)
15,502.79 R
(1,325.54 C$)
     +136.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,701.67 R
(487.51 C$)
13,040.05 R
(1,114.97 C$)
     +128.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,860.93 R
(1,099.65 C$)
25,175.45 R
(2,152.59 C$)
     +95.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,920.75 R
(933.76 C$)
21,149.05 R
(1,808.32 C$)
     +93.66 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,661.99 R
(142.11 C$)
6,263.53 R
(535.55 C$)
     +276.87 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,157.08 R
(98.93 C$)
4,671.46 R
(399.43 C$)
     +303.73 %
Salaries And Financing
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,811.04 R
(1,693.91 C$)
39,009.18 R
(3,335.42 C$)
     +96.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.80 3.37      -65.62 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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