Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Italy Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Italy are 60.38% higher than in South Africa (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Italy are 50.53% higher than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Italy are 23.03% higher than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Italy are 87.58% higher than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Italy are 66.09% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Italy is 21.72% lower than in South Africa
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Restaurants
South Africa Edit Italy Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 R
(7.07 €)
254.46 R
(15.00 €)
     +112.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 550.00 R
(32.42 €)
933.03 R
(55.00 €)
     +69.64 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 60.00 R
(3.54 €)
135.71 R
(8.00 €)
     +126.19 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 R
(1.77 €)
76.39 R
(4.50 €)
     +154.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 37.00 R
(2.18 €)
67.86 R
(4.00 €)
     +83.40 %
Cappuccino (regular) 28.47 R
(1.68 €)
23.63 R
(1.39 €)
     -17.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 15.02 R
(0.89 €)
35.75 R
(2.11 €)
     +138.08 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.39 R
(0.67 €)
17.73 R
(1.05 €)
     +55.70 %
Markets
South Africa Edit Italy Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 57.78 R
(3.41 €)
74.43 R
(4.39 €)
     +28.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 12.74 R
(0.75 €)
24.22 R
(1.43 €)
     +90.15 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.83 R
(0.58 €)
14.92 R
(0.88 €)
     +51.88 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 29.14 R
(1.72 €)
47.57 R
(2.80 €)
     +63.27 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 50.03 R
(2.95 €)
95.24 R
(5.61 €)
     +90.37 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 33.24 R
(1.96 €)
64.29 R
(3.79 €)
     +93.44 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 48.80 R
(2.88 €)
114.12 R
(6.73 €)
     +133.84 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.68 R
(0.63 €)
14.00 R
(0.83 €)
     +31.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.70 R
(0.57 €)
12.77 R
(0.75 €)
     +31.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.74 R
(0.63 €)
13.96 R
(0.82 €)
     +29.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.89 R
(0.58 €)
15.53 R
(0.92 €)
     +57.07 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.21 R
(0.48 €)
9.56 R
(0.56 €)
     +16.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 7.79 R
(0.46 €)
10.14 R
(0.60 €)
     +30.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 15.97 R
(0.94 €)
17.82 R
(1.05 €)
     +11.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.91 R
(0.88 €)
7.11 R
(0.42 €)
     -52.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 R
(4.42 €)
84.82 R
(5.00 €)
     +13.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20.95 R
(1.23 €)
22.31 R
(1.31 €)
     +6.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 26.94 R
(1.59 €)
30.87 R
(1.82 €)
     +14.56 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 45.00 R
(2.65 €)
93.30 R
(5.50 €)
     +107.34 %
Transportation
South Africa Edit Italy Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 R
(1.47 €)
25.45 R
(1.50 €)
     +1.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 700.00 R
(41.26 €)
593.75 R
(35.00 €)
     -15.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 R
(1.18 €)
84.82 R
(5.00 €)
     +324.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 19.31 R
(1.14 €)
32.76 R
(1.93 €)
     +69.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 65.00 R
(3.83 €)
468.21 R
(27.60 €)
     +620.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 60.09 R
(3.54 €)
97.86 R
(5.77 €)
     +62.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 300,000.00 R
(17,684.28 €)
381,694.85 R
(22,500.00 €)
     +27.23 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 319,390.38 R
(18,827.30 €)
402,444.23 R
(23,723.13 €)
     +26.00 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Africa Edit Italy Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,534.67 R
(90.47 €)
2,699.22 R
(159.11 €)
     +75.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.54 R
(0.09 €)
1.96 R
(0.12 €)
     +27.30 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 880.89 R
(51.93 €)
492.48 R
(29.03 €)
     -44.09 %
Sports And Leisure
South Africa Edit Italy Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 504.29 R
(29.73 €)
782.85 R
(46.15 €)
     +55.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 130.61 R
(7.70 €)
326.76 R
(19.26 €)
     +150.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 95.00 R
(5.60 €)
144.20 R
(8.50 €)
     +51.79 %
Childcare
South Africa Edit Italy Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,167.67 R
(186.73 €)
7,494.90 R
(441.81 €)
     +136.61 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 69,614.82 R
(4,103.63 €)
178,677.83 R
(10,532.63 €)
     +156.67 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Africa Edit Italy Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 746.16 R
(43.98 €)
1,291.06 R
(76.11 €)
     +73.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 519.55 R
(30.63 €)
521.91 R
(30.77 €)
     +0.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,248.73 R
(73.61 €)
1,364.97 R
(80.46 €)
     +9.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,241.57 R
(73.19 €)
1,845.67 R
(108.80 €)
     +48.66 %
Rent Per Month
South Africa Edit Italy Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,873.60 R
(405.18 €)
9,936.63 R
(585.74 €)
     +44.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,868.34 R
(345.92 €)
7,558.81 R
(445.57 €)
     +28.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,609.85 R
(861.22 €)
17,337.14 R
(1,021.98 €)
     +18.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,484.46 R
(676.98 €)
12,618.40 R
(743.82 €)
     +9.87 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Africa Edit Italy Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,592.00 R
(93.84 €)
5,008.83 R
(295.26 €)
     +214.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,100.60 R
(64.88 €)
3,036.76 R
(179.01 €)
     +175.92 %
Salaries And Financing
South Africa Edit Italy Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 20,588.58 R
(1,213.65 €)
24,259.14 R
(1,430.02 €)
     +17.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.76 1.88      -80.70 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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