Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Canada Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Canada are 106.4% higher than in South Africa (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canada are 131.8% higher than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Canada are 212.7% higher than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Canada are 127.5% higher than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Canada are 161.7% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Canada is 0.5% higher than in South Africa
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Restaurants
South Africa Edit Canada Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 R
(10.49 C$)
357.61 R
(25.00 C$)
     +138.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 R
(48.94 C$)
1,430.43 R
(100.00 C$)
     +104.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 R
(5.59 C$)
200.26 R
(14.00 C$)
     +150.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 40.00 R
(2.80 C$)
114.43 R
(8.00 C$)
     +186.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 R
(2.80 C$)
114.43 R
(8.00 C$)
     +186.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 33.90 R
(2.37 C$)
72.05 R
(5.04 C$)
     +112.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.09 R
(1.19 C$)
41.01 R
(2.87 C$)
     +139.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.95 R
(0.91 C$)
33.50 R
(2.34 C$)
     +158.7 %
Markets
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 70.84 R
(4.95 C$)
156.37 R
(10.93 C$)
     +120.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15.33 R
(1.07 C$)
46.10 R
(3.22 C$)
     +200.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.03 R
(0.84 C$)
33.12 R
(2.32 C$)
     +175.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 37.89 R
(2.65 C$)
67.06 R
(4.69 C$)
     +77.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 58.18 R
(4.07 C$)
101.50 R
(7.10 C$)
     +74.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 36.04 R
(2.52 C$)
107.25 R
(7.50 C$)
     +197.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 53.59 R
(3.75 C$)
125.50 R
(8.77 C$)
     +134.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.61 R
(0.81 C$)
37.32 R
(2.61 C$)
     +221.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 11.20 R
(0.78 C$)
12.61 R
(0.88 C$)
     +12.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.80 R
(0.75 C$)
33.44 R
(2.34 C$)
     +209.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 11.78 R
(0.82 C$)
36.87 R
(2.58 C$)
     +212.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 9.47 R
(0.66 C$)
23.07 R
(1.61 C$)
     +143.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 11.11 R
(0.78 C$)
23.42 R
(1.64 C$)
     +110.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.09 R
(1.26 C$)
50.95 R
(3.56 C$)
     +181.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.51 R
(1.15 C$)
34.79 R
(2.43 C$)
     +110.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 R
(5.59 C$)
257.48 R
(18.00 C$)
     +221.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 22.05 R
(1.54 C$)
58.28 R
(4.07 C$)
     +164.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 29.60 R
(2.07 C$)
62.44 R
(4.37 C$)
     +110.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 50.00 R
(3.50 C$)
269.99 R
(18.88 C$)
     +440.0 %
Transportation
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 R
(2.10 C$)
50.06 R
(3.50 C$)
     +66.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 800.00 R
(55.93 C$)
1,500.52 R
(104.90 C$)
     +87.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 R
(1.40 C$)
64.37 R
(4.50 C$)
     +221.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 27.36 R
(1.91 C$)
47.66 R
(3.33 C$)
     +74.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 R
(6.99 C$)
557.87 R
(39.00 C$)
     +457.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 87.88 R
(6.14 C$)
85.90 R
(6.01 C$)
     -2.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 350,000.00 R
(24,468.25 C$)
486,029.90 R
(33,978.00 C$)
     +38.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 409,216.96 R
(28,608.06 C$)
396,344.33 R
(27,708.15 C$)
     -3.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,900.54 R
(132.87 C$)
3,067.59 R
(214.45 C$)
     +61.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 592.45 R
(41.42 C$)
936.73 R
(65.49 C$)
     +58.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 766.13 R
(53.56 C$)
1,239.44 R
(86.65 C$)
     +61.8 %
Sports And Leisure
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 573.00 R
(40.06 C$)
826.98 R
(57.81 C$)
     +44.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 155.58 R
(10.88 C$)
381.26 R
(26.65 C$)
     +145.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 105.00 R
(7.34 C$)
214.56 R
(15.00 C$)
     +104.3 %
Childcare
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,462.38 R
(242.05 C$)
15,968.68 R
(1,116.36 C$)
     +361.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 76,062.48 R
(5,317.47 C$)
263,384.65 R
(18,413.03 C$)
     +246.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 809.04 R
(56.56 C$)
1,142.65 R
(79.88 C$)
     +41.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 529.57 R
(37.02 C$)
805.29 R
(56.30 C$)
     +52.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,522.26 R
(106.42 C$)
1,719.55 R
(120.21 C$)
     +13.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,391.48 R
(97.28 C$)
2,163.04 R
(151.22 C$)
     +55.4 %
Rent Per Month
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,352.73 R
(583.93 C$)
27,459.72 R
(1,919.69 C$)
     +228.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,205.33 R
(433.81 C$)
24,735.73 R
(1,729.26 C$)
     +298.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,912.73 R
(1,112.45 C$)
44,033.32 R
(3,078.34 C$)
     +176.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,215.41 R
(853.97 C$)
37,257.28 R
(2,604.63 C$)
     +205.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,680.19 R
(117.46 C$)
13,475.83 R
(942.09 C$)
     +702.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,310.29 R
(91.60 C$)
9,393.69 R
(656.71 C$)
     +616.9 %
Salaries And Financing
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,087.89 R
(1,683.97 C$)
56,091.31 R
(3,921.30 C$)
     +132.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.28 7.00      -38.0 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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