Cost of Living Comparison Between South Africa and United Kingdom Reverse

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Cost of Living in United Kingdom is 84.4% higher than in South Africa (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in United Kingdom is 106.1% higher than in South Africa
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 176.0% higher than in South Africa
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 118.0% higher than in South Africa
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 95.5% higher than in South Africa
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 12.4% higher than in South Africa
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Restaurants
South Africa Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 R
(6.40 £)
351.78 R
(15.00 £)
     +134.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 R
(29.85 £)
1,407.10 R
(60.00 £)
     +101.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 85.00 R
(3.62 £)
164.16 R
(7.00 £)
     +93.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 40.00 R
(1.71 £)
105.53 R
(4.50 £)
     +163.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 R
(1.92 £)
105.53 R
(4.50 £)
     +134.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 34.37 R
(1.47 £)
74.59 R
(3.18 £)
     +117.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.06 R
(0.73 £)
40.54 R
(1.73 £)
     +137.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 13.05 R
(0.56 £)
29.31 R
(1.25 £)
     +124.6 %
Markets
South Africa Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 71.66 R
(3.06 £)
109.62 R
(4.67 £)
     +53.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15.74 R
(0.67 £)
25.91 R
(1.10 £)
     +64.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.22 R
(0.52 £)
16.71 R
(0.71 £)
     +36.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 39.61 R
(1.69 £)
68.81 R
(2.93 £)
     +73.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 59.06 R
(2.52 £)
74.19 R
(3.16 £)
     +25.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 36.62 R
(1.56 £)
69.58 R
(2.97 £)
     +90.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 53.60 R
(2.29 £)
111.52 R
(4.76 £)
     +108.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.91 R
(0.51 £)
22.52 R
(0.96 £)
     +89.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 11.48 R
(0.49 £)
12.26 R
(0.52 £)
     +6.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 11.23 R
(0.48 £)
22.56 R
(0.96 £)
     +100.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 12.10 R
(0.52 £)
28.39 R
(1.21 £)
     +134.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 9.62 R
(0.41 £)
11.88 R
(0.51 £)
     +23.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 11.15 R
(0.48 £)
11.16 R
(0.48 £)
     +0.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.27 R
(0.78 £)
18.01 R
(0.77 £)
     -1.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.63 R
(0.71 £)
24.91 R
(1.06 £)
     +49.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 R
(3.41 £)
187.61 R
(8.00 £)
     +134.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 23.09 R
(0.98 £)
45.52 R
(1.94 £)
     +97.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 29.25 R
(1.25 £)
55.54 R
(2.37 £)
     +89.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 51.00 R
(2.17 £)
304.87 R
(13.00 £)
     +497.8 %
Transportation
South Africa Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 29.00 R
(1.24 £)
56.28 R
(2.40 £)
     +94.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 800.00 R
(34.11 £)
1,631.42 R
(69.57 £)
     +103.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 R
(0.85 £)
70.36 R
(3.00 £)
     +251.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 R
(1.37 £)
46.80 R
(2.00 £)
     +45.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 85.00 R
(3.62 £)
408.06 R
(17.40 £)
     +380.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 88.45 R
(3.77 £)
133.49 R
(5.69 £)
     +50.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 350,000.00 R
(14,924.29 £)
663,331.24 R
(28,285.00 £)
     +89.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 407,939.17 R
(17,394.87 £)
584,776.46 R
(24,935.36 £)
     +43.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Africa Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,953.43 R
(83.30 £)
5,871.07 R
(250.35 £)
     +200.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 588.17 R
(25.08 £)
289.95 R
(12.36 £)
     -50.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 757.87 R
(32.32 £)
716.73 R
(30.56 £)
     -5.4 %
Sports And Leisure
South Africa Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 558.82 R
(23.83 £)
762.20 R
(32.50 £)
     +36.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 167.43 R
(7.14 £)
256.62 R
(10.94 £)
     +53.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 119.00 R
(5.07 £)
234.52 R
(10.00 £)
     +97.1 %
Childcare
South Africa Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,482.83 R
(148.51 £)
29,119.29 R
(1,241.67 £)
     +736.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 78,582.32 R
(3,350.82 £)
348,865.57 R
(14,875.92 £)
     +343.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Africa Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 828.90 R
(35.35 £)
1,501.28 R
(64.02 £)
     +81.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 532.37 R
(22.70 £)
736.44 R
(31.40 £)
     +38.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,528.07 R
(65.16 £)
1,730.29 R
(73.78 £)
     +13.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,405.89 R
(59.95 £)
1,747.52 R
(74.52 £)
     +24.3 %
Rent Per Month
South Africa Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,162.70 R
(348.06 £)
24,647.16 R
(1,050.98 £)
     +201.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,345.57 R
(270.58 £)
20,502.56 R
(874.25 £)
     +223.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,880.49 R
(677.16 £)
40,862.08 R
(1,742.39 £)
     +157.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,200.55 R
(520.24 £)
31,524.77 R
(1,344.24 £)
     +158.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Africa Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,738.31 R
(74.12 £)
10,928.95 R
(466.02 £)
     +528.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,354.61 R
(57.76 £)
8,209.69 R
(350.07 £)
     +506.1 %
Salaries And Financing
South Africa Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,212.18 R
(1,032.43 £)
56,059.07 R
(2,390.41 £)
     +131.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.37 5.88      -48.2 %
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