Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and South Africa Reverse

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Cost of Living in South Africa is 28.1% lower than in Spain (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in South Africa is 34.4% lower than in Spain
Rent Prices in South Africa are 48.8% lower than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 34.4% lower than in Spain
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 35.5% lower than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 6.4% higher than in Spain
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Restaurants
Spain Edit South Africa Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(236.87 R)
7.60 €
(150.00 R)
     -36.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(986.97 R)
35.46 €
(700.00 R)
     -29.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(177.65 R)
4.31 €
(85.00 R)
     -52.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(59.22 R)
2.03 €
(40.00 R)
     -32.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(59.22 R)
2.20 €
(43.50 R)
     -26.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.86 €
(36.67 R)
1.74 €
(34.40 R)
     -6.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 €
(39.56 R)
0.87 €
(17.11 R)
     -56.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 €
(29.95 R)
0.66 €
(13.04 R)
     -56.5 %
Markets
Spain Edit South Africa Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.91 €
(77.24 R)
3.63 €
(71.58 R)
     -7.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.15 €
(22.76 R)
0.79 €
(15.69 R)
     -31.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.60 €
(11.76 R)
0.62 €
(12.25 R)
     +4.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.45 €
(48.28 R)
2.00 €
(39.44 R)
     -18.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.35 €
(105.64 R)
2.98 €
(58.87 R)
     -44.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.16 €
(62.29 R)
1.86 €
(36.67 R)
     -41.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.90 €
(116.37 R)
2.72 €
(53.76 R)
     -53.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 €
(17.68 R)
0.61 €
(11.95 R)
     -32.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(15.05 R)
0.58 €
(11.46 R)
     -23.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 €
(15.24 R)
0.57 €
(11.23 R)
     -26.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.01 €
(19.87 R)
0.61 €
(12.09 R)
     -39.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 €
(13.06 R)
0.49 €
(9.59 R)
     -26.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 €
(14.11 R)
0.56 €
(11.06 R)
     -21.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.04 €
(20.50 R)
0.93 €
(18.29 R)
     -10.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.65 €
(12.89 R)
0.84 €
(16.62 R)
     +28.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(98.70 R)
4.05 €
(80.00 R)
     -18.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 €
(20.43 R)
1.17 €
(23.01 R)
     +12.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.68 €
(33.22 R)
1.48 €
(29.29 R)
     -11.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.25 €
(103.63 R)
2.58 €
(51.00 R)
     -50.8 %
Transportation
Spain Edit South Africa Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(29.61 R)
1.52 €
(30.00 R)
     +1.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 31.65 €
(624.79 R)
40.53 €
(800.00 R)
     +28.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(69.09 R)
1.01 €
(20.00 R)
     -71.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.95 €
(38.44 R)
1.63 €
(32.19 R)
     -16.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 €
(434.27 R)
4.31 €
(85.00 R)
     -80.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.08 €
(120.04 R)
4.48 €
(88.36 R)
     -26.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,365.00 €
(658,605.02 R)
17,731.04 €
(350,000.00 R)
     -46.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,867.30 €
(510,604.90 R)
20,689.02 €
(408,388.74 R)
     -20.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Spain Edit South Africa Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.17 €
(2,608.91 R)
97.40 €
(1,922.61 R)
     -26.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.22 €
(359.71 R)
29.87 €
(589.69 R)
     +63.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.86 €
(628.82 R)
38.46 €
(759.10 R)
     +20.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Spain Edit South Africa Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.28 €
(775.43 R)
28.43 €
(561.13 R)
     -27.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.22 €
(260.86 R)
8.48 €
(167.43 R)
     -35.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(157.92 R)
6.03 €
(119.00 R)
     -24.6 %
Childcare
Spain Edit South Africa Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 415.27 €
(8,197.21 R)
174.91 €
(3,452.66 R)
     -57.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,096.81 €
(159,826.06 R)
3,992.44 €
(78,808.40 R)
     -50.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Spain Edit South Africa Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.56 €
(1,452.02 R)
41.90 €
(827.07 R)
     -43.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.76 €
(587.47 R)
27.25 €
(537.90 R)
     -8.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.90 €
(1,478.39 R)
77.63 €
(1,532.39 R)
     +3.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.89 €
(1,715.08 R)
71.80 €
(1,417.20 R)
     -17.4 %
Rent Per Month
Spain Edit South Africa Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 939.47 €
(18,544.52 R)
416.30 €
(8,217.60 R)
     -55.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 707.24 €
(13,960.40 R)
322.60 €
(6,367.86 R)
     -54.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,514.72 €
(29,899.65 R)
803.36 €
(15,857.85 R)
     -47.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,061.41 €
(20,951.54 R)
619.40 €
(12,226.66 R)
     -41.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Spain Edit South Africa Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 305.44 €
(6,029.11 R)
86.95 €
(1,716.36 R)
     -71.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 186.59 €
(3,683.09 R)
67.96 €
(1,341.40 R)
     -63.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Spain Edit South Africa Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,761.87 €
(34,778.18 R)
1,229.50 €
(24,269.62 R)
     -30.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.48 11.39      +227.0 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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