Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and Spain Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Spain are 47.1% higher than in South Africa (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Spain are 61.1% higher than in South Africa
Rent Prices in Spain are 106.1% higher than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in Spain are 59.8% higher than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in Spain are 66.2% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in Spain is 7.7% lower than in South Africa
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Restaurants
South Africa Edit Spain Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 R
(7.24 €)
248.64 R
(12.00 €)
     +65.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 R
(33.78 €)
1,036.01 R
(50.00 €)
     +48.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 R
(3.86 €)
176.12 R
(8.50 €)
     +120.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 40.00 R
(1.93 €)
58.02 R
(2.80 €)
     +45.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 R
(1.93 €)
62.16 R
(3.00 €)
     +55.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 33.91 R
(1.64 €)
37.79 R
(1.82 €)
     +11.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.06 R
(0.82 €)
40.58 R
(1.96 €)
     +137.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.94 R
(0.62 €)
30.31 R
(1.46 €)
     +134.3 %
Markets
South Africa Edit Spain Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 70.70 R
(3.41 €)
81.52 R
(3.93 €)
     +15.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15.32 R
(0.74 €)
23.89 R
(1.15 €)
     +56.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.06 R
(0.58 €)
12.20 R
(0.59 €)
     +1.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 37.88 R
(1.83 €)
50.49 R
(2.44 €)
     +33.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 58.11 R
(2.80 €)
112.08 R
(5.41 €)
     +92.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 36.17 R
(1.75 €)
65.42 R
(3.16 €)
     +80.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 53.30 R
(2.57 €)
123.87 R
(5.98 €)
     +132.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.58 R
(0.56 €)
18.54 R
(0.89 €)
     +60.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 11.19 R
(0.54 €)
15.77 R
(0.76 €)
     +40.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.80 R
(0.52 €)
15.92 R
(0.77 €)
     +47.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 11.80 R
(0.57 €)
21.26 R
(1.03 €)
     +80.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 9.42 R
(0.45 €)
13.45 R
(0.65 €)
     +42.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 11.14 R
(0.54 €)
14.71 R
(0.71 €)
     +32.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.09 R
(0.87 €)
21.34 R
(1.03 €)
     +18.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.48 R
(0.80 €)
13.51 R
(0.65 €)
     -18.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 R
(3.86 €)
103.60 R
(5.00 €)
     +29.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 22.16 R
(1.07 €)
21.14 R
(1.02 €)
     -4.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 29.74 R
(1.44 €)
34.77 R
(1.68 €)
     +16.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 50.00 R
(2.41 €)
107.74 R
(5.20 €)
     +115.5 %
Transportation
South Africa Edit Spain Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 R
(1.45 €)
31.08 R
(1.50 €)
     +3.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 800.00 R
(38.61 €)
683.77 R
(33.00 €)
     -14.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 R
(0.97 €)
71.48 R
(3.45 €)
     +257.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 28.97 R
(1.40 €)
40.02 R
(1.93 €)
     +38.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 R
(4.83 €)
451.18 R
(21.77 €)
     +351.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 87.74 R
(4.23 €)
126.15 R
(6.09 €)
     +43.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 350,000.00 R
(16,891.75 €)
691,328.49 R
(33,365.00 €)
     +97.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 410,020.75 R
(19,788.48 €)
525,869.13 R
(25,379.58 €)
     +28.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Africa Edit Spain Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,899.55 R
(91.68 €)
2,651.40 R
(127.96 €)
     +39.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 592.09 R
(28.58 €)
382.86 R
(18.48 €)
     -35.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 766.77 R
(37.01 €)
660.81 R
(31.89 €)
     -13.8 %
Sports And Leisure
South Africa Edit Spain Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 568.35 R
(27.43 €)
806.69 R
(38.93 €)
     +41.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 158.54 R
(7.65 €)
257.04 R
(12.41 €)
     +62.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 R
(5.31 €)
165.76 R
(8.00 €)
     +50.7 %
Childcare
South Africa Edit Spain Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,450.08 R
(166.51 €)
8,487.67 R
(409.63 €)
     +146.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 76,249.26 R
(3,679.95 €)
162,687.63 R
(7,851.65 €)
     +113.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Africa Edit Spain Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 813.89 R
(39.28 €)
1,489.02 R
(71.86 €)
     +83.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 533.30 R
(25.74 €)
599.77 R
(28.95 €)
     +12.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,521.76 R
(73.44 €)
1,511.55 R
(72.95 €)
     -0.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,391.18 R
(67.14 €)
1,766.81 R
(85.27 €)
     +27.0 %
Rent Per Month
South Africa Edit Spain Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,245.87 R
(397.96 €)
19,357.28 R
(934.22 €)
     +134.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,188.60 R
(298.68 €)
14,450.20 R
(697.40 €)
     +133.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,818.52 R
(763.44 €)
31,545.77 R
(1,522.47 €)
     +99.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,110.74 R
(584.49 €)
21,947.01 R
(1,059.21 €)
     +81.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Africa Edit Spain Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,716.30 R
(82.83 €)
6,392.91 R
(308.54 €)
     +272.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,317.07 R
(63.56 €)
3,774.04 R
(182.14 €)
     +186.5 %
Salaries And Financing
South Africa Edit Spain Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,291.25 R
(1,172.35 €)
36,122.11 R
(1,743.33 €)
     +48.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.31 3.50      -69.1 %
Last update: February 2024March 2024
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