Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and South Africa Reverse

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Cost of Living in South Africa is 45.3% lower than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in South Africa is 51.0% lower than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in South Africa are 63.4% lower than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 53.6% lower than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 48.5% lower than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 10.9% lower than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit South Africa Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(347.81 R)
6.47 £
(150.00 R)
     -56.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(1,391.26 R)
30.19 £
(700.00 R)
     -49.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(162.31 R)
3.66 £
(84.90 R)
     -47.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(104.34 R)
1.73 £
(40.00 R)
     -61.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(104.34 R)
1.94 £
(45.00 R)
     -56.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 £
(74.20 R)
1.48 £
(34.30 R)
     -53.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 £
(40.23 R)
0.74 £
(17.24 R)
     -57.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 £
(29.02 R)
0.56 £
(13.07 R)
     -55.0 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit South Africa Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.67 £
(108.26 R)
3.12 £
(72.38 R)
     -33.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.11 £
(25.66 R)
0.68 £
(15.80 R)
     -38.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £
(16.52 R)
0.53 £
(12.25 R)
     -25.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.93 £
(67.97 R)
1.71 £
(39.73 R)
     -41.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.17 £
(73.49 R)
2.55 £
(59.14 R)
     -19.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.97 £
(68.93 R)
1.57 £
(36.45 R)
     -47.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 £
(110.16 R)
2.31 £
(53.51 R)
     -51.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 £
(22.35 R)
0.52 £
(11.99 R)
     -46.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 £
(12.21 R)
0.49 £
(11.45 R)
     -6.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 £
(22.27 R)
0.48 £
(11.24 R)
     -49.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.22 £
(28.21 R)
0.52 £
(12.09 R)
     -57.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 £
(11.76 R)
0.42 £
(9.67 R)
     -17.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 £
(11.19 R)
0.47 £
(11.01 R)
     -1.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 £
(17.94 R)
0.79 £
(18.32 R)
     +2.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.07 £
(24.71 R)
0.72 £
(16.59 R)
     -32.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(185.50 R)
3.45 £
(80.00 R)
     -56.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.94 £
(44.97 R)
1.00 £
(23.18 R)
     -48.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 £
(55.22 R)
1.26 £
(29.24 R)
     -47.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.35 £
(309.55 R)
2.24 £
(52.00 R)
     -83.2 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit South Africa Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 £
(55.65 R)
1.29 £
(30.00 R)
     -46.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 £
(1,623.13 R)
34.50 £
(800.00 R)
     -50.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(69.56 R)
0.86 £
(20.00 R)
     -71.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(46.27 R)
1.39 £
(32.19 R)
     -30.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(403.46 R)
3.67 £
(85.00 R)
     -78.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.67 £
(131.48 R)
3.82 £
(88.56 R)
     -32.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(655,861.56 R)
15,094.27 £
(350,000.00 R)
     -46.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,118.48 £
(582,437.52 R)
17,750.44 £
(411,590.20 R)
     -29.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit South Africa Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 250.91 £
(5,817.99 R)
83.05 £
(1,925.72 R)
     -66.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.37 £
(286.81 R)
25.06 £
(581.19 R)
     +102.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.59 £
(709.41 R)
32.75 £
(759.32 R)
     +7.0 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit South Africa Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.71 £
(758.41 R)
24.32 £
(563.87 R)
     -25.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.03 £
(255.82 R)
7.41 £
(171.76 R)
     -32.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(231.88 R)
5.18 £
(120.00 R)
     -48.2 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit South Africa Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,247.71 £
(28,931.44 R)
149.83 £
(3,474.28 R)
     -88.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,859.95 £
(344,566.73 R)
3,441.57 £
(79,801.75 R)
     -76.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit South Africa Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.69 £
(1,476.79 R)
35.89 £
(832.20 R)
     -43.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.68 £
(734.68 R)
23.13 £
(536.29 R)
     -27.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.19 £
(1,720.35 R)
66.00 £
(1,530.39 R)
     -11.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 74.78 £
(1,733.97 R)
60.28 £
(1,397.78 R)
     -19.4 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit South Africa Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,056.95 £
(24,508.24 R)
352.37 £
(8,170.54 R)
     -66.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 869.10 £
(20,152.43 R)
276.12 £
(6,402.62 R)
     -68.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,747.90 £
(40,529.60 R)
685.85 £
(15,903.31 R)
     -60.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,346.94 £
(31,232.22 R)
525.54 £
(12,186.03 R)
     -61.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit South Africa Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 465.58 £
(10,795.73 R)
71.27 £
(1,652.69 R)
     -84.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 350.43 £
(8,125.64 R)
56.37 £
(1,307.12 R)
     -83.9 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit South Africa Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,403.41 £
(55,729.36 R)
1,049.66 £
(24,339.19 R)
     -56.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.87 11.42      +94.5 %
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