Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Canada Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Canada are 73.35% higher than in South Africa (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canada are 87.46% higher than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Canada are 127.11% higher than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Canada are 74.40% higher than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Canada are 108.26% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Canada is 31.96% higher than in South Africa
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Restaurants
South Africa Edit Canada Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 R
(12.24 C$)
245.18 R
(20.00 C$)
     +63.45 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 R
(48.94 C$)
980.73 R
(80.00 C$)
     +63.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 70.00 R
(5.71 C$)
147.11 R
(12.00 C$)
     +110.16 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 32.00 R
(2.61 C$)
79.01 R
(6.45 C$)
     +146.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 R
(3.26 C$)
98.07 R
(8.00 C$)
     +145.18 %
Cappuccino (regular) 29.70 R
(2.42 C$)
55.46 R
(4.52 C$)
     +86.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 15.49 R
(1.26 C$)
28.93 R
(2.36 C$)
     +86.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.92 R
(0.97 C$)
23.81 R
(1.94 C$)
     +99.83 %
Markets
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 62.41 R
(5.09 C$)
120.24 R
(9.81 C$)
     +92.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.32 R
(1.09 C$)
33.92 R
(2.77 C$)
     +154.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.36 R
(0.84 C$)
22.20 R
(1.81 C$)
     +114.36 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 30.70 R
(2.50 C$)
46.98 R
(3.83 C$)
     +53.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 51.17 R
(4.17 C$)
78.84 R
(6.43 C$)
     +54.07 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 33.58 R
(2.74 C$)
77.97 R
(6.36 C$)
     +132.23 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 52.52 R
(4.28 C$)
97.57 R
(7.96 C$)
     +85.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.93 R
(0.89 C$)
25.19 R
(2.05 C$)
     +130.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 10.08 R
(0.82 C$)
10.00 R
(0.82 C$)
     -0.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.64 R
(0.87 C$)
24.30 R
(1.98 C$)
     +128.41 %
Tomato (1 lb) 10.28 R
(0.84 C$)
25.77 R
(2.10 C$)
     +150.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.48 R
(0.69 C$)
16.68 R
(1.36 C$)
     +96.82 %
Onion (1 lb) 8.05 R
(0.66 C$)
15.96 R
(1.30 C$)
     +98.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 16.61 R
(1.35 C$)
34.42 R
(2.81 C$)
     +107.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.43 R
(1.26 C$)
26.93 R
(2.20 C$)
     +74.50 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 R
(6.53 C$)
183.89 R
(15.00 C$)
     +129.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 21.98 R
(1.79 C$)
42.94 R
(3.50 C$)
     +95.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 29.97 R
(2.45 C$)
47.94 R
(3.91 C$)
     +59.94 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 50.00 R
(4.08 C$)
196.15 R
(16.00 C$)
     +292.29 %
Transportation
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 26.00 R
(2.12 C$)
39.84 R
(3.25 C$)
     +53.24 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 R
(48.94 C$)
1,225.91 R
(100.00 C$)
     +104.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 R
(1.63 C$)
49.04 R
(4.00 C$)
     +145.18 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 19.31 R
(1.58 C$)
39.46 R
(3.22 C$)
     +104.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 R
(4.89 C$)
416.81 R
(34.00 C$)
     +594.68 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 79.17 R
(6.46 C$)
94.16 R
(7.68 C$)
     +18.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 323,000.00 R
(26,347.77 C$)
343,254.81 R
(28,000.00 C$)
     +6.27 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 365,797.18 R
(29,838.83 C$)
308,034.83 R
(25,127.03 C$)
     -15.79 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,692.75 R
(138.08 C$)
2,118.62 R
(172.82 C$)
     +25.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.83 R
(0.15 C$)
4.11 R
(0.34 C$)
     +124.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 838.67 R
(68.41 C$)
1,001.56 R
(81.70 C$)
     +19.42 %
Sports And Leisure
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 561.55 R
(45.81 C$)
649.74 R
(53.00 C$)
     +15.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 120.69 R
(9.84 C$)
264.68 R
(21.59 C$)
     +119.31 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 98.00 R
(7.99 C$)
174.69 R
(14.25 C$)
     +78.26 %
Childcare
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,160.11 R
(257.78 C$)
13,433.81 R
(1,095.82 C$)
     +325.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 72,097.16 R
(5,881.11 C$)
211,173.23 R
(17,225.83 C$)
     +192.90 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 780.96 R
(63.70 C$)
810.46 R
(66.11 C$)
     +3.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 505.36 R
(41.22 C$)
560.73 R
(45.74 C$)
     +10.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,417.93 R
(115.66 C$)
1,279.43 R
(104.37 C$)
     -9.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,273.85 R
(103.91 C$)
1,585.91 R
(129.37 C$)
     +24.50 %
Rent Per Month
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,739.21 R
(631.30 C$)
19,183.38 R
(1,564.83 C$)
     +147.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,405.69 R
(522.53 C$)
16,195.85 R
(1,321.13 C$)
     +152.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,393.64 R
(1,174.12 C$)
31,512.65 R
(2,570.55 C$)
     +118.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,842.93 R
(1,047.62 C$)
27,090.82 R
(2,209.85 C$)
     +110.94 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,495.67 R
(122.01 C$)
10,323.56 R
(842.11 C$)
     +590.23 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,120.51 R
(91.40 C$)
7,320.85 R
(597.18 C$)
     +553.35 %
Salaries And Financing
South Africa Edit Canada Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 21,847.25 R
(1,782.12 C$)
54,042.25 R
(4,408.34 C$)
     +147.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.37 5.14      -38.56 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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