Cost of Living Comparison Between Zimbabwe and South Africa Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Africa are 7.75% lower than in Zimbabwe (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 6.88% higher than in Zimbabwe
Rent Prices in South Africa are 91.81% higher than in Zimbabwe
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 5.41% higher than in Zimbabwe
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 9.79% lower than in Zimbabwe
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 307.61% higher than in Zimbabwe
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Restaurants
Zimbabwe Edit South Africa Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.00 $
(85.60 R)
8.41 $
(120.00 R)
     +40.18 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 $
(570.68 R)
38.55 $
(550.00 R)
     -3.62 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $
(85.60 R)
4.21 $
(60.00 R)
     -29.91 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 $
(21.40 R)
2.10 $
(30.00 R)
     +40.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 $
(39.23 R)
2.59 $
(37.00 R)
     -5.70 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.38 $
(33.99 R)
2.00 $
(28.47 R)
     -16.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.78 $
(11.18 R)
1.05 $
(15.02 R)
     +34.31 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.68 $
(9.72 R)
0.80 $
(11.39 R)
     +17.15 %
Markets
Zimbabwe Edit South Africa Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.16 $
(87.93 R)
4.05 $
(57.78 R)
     -34.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 $
(13.00 R)
0.89 $
(12.74 R)
     -2.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.82 $
(11.67 R)
0.69 $
(9.83 R)
     -15.78 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.12 $
(30.28 R)
2.04 $
(29.14 R)
     -3.79 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.11 $
(44.38 R)
3.51 $
(50.03 R)
     +12.74 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.11 $
(30.13 R)
2.33 $
(33.24 R)
     +10.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.31 $
(47.18 R)
3.42 $
(48.80 R)
     +3.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.36 $
(19.45 R)
0.75 $
(10.68 R)
     -45.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 $
(12.84 R)
0.68 $
(9.70 R)
     -24.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 $
(13.55 R)
0.75 $
(10.74 R)
     -20.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.76 $
(10.77 R)
0.69 $
(9.89 R)
     -8.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.73 $
(10.41 R)
0.58 $
(8.21 R)
     -21.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.76 $
(10.82 R)
0.55 $
(7.79 R)
     -28.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.82 $
(11.75 R)
1.12 $
(15.97 R)
     +35.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.36 $
(19.38 R)
1.05 $
(14.91 R)
     -23.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.85 $
(97.66 R)
5.26 $
(75.00 R)
     -23.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.28 $
(18.24 R)
1.47 $
(20.95 R)
     +14.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 $
(29.02 R)
1.89 $
(26.94 R)
     -7.17 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.00 $
(28.53 R)
3.15 $
(45.00 R)
     +57.71 %
Transportation
Zimbabwe Edit South Africa Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 $
(7.13 R)
1.75 $
(25.00 R)
     +250.46 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $
(428.01 R)
49.06 $
(700.00 R)
     +63.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(71.34 R)
1.40 $
(20.00 R)
     -71.96 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 $
(27.55 R)
1.35 $
(19.31 R)
     -29.91 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(71.34 R)
4.56 $
(65.00 R)
     -8.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.95 $
(70.69 R)
4.21 $
(60.09 R)
     -14.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 $
(428,012.82 R)
21,027.41 $
(300,000.00 R)
     -29.91 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,000.00 $
(570,683.76 R)
22,386.51 $
(319,390.38 R)
     -44.03 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Zimbabwe Edit South Africa Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 77.26 $
(1,102.29 R)
107.57 $
(1,534.67 R)
     +39.23 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $
(2.57 R)
0.11 $
(1.54 R)
     -40.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 86.38 $
(1,232.46 R)
61.74 $
(880.89 R)
     -28.53 %
Sports And Leisure
Zimbabwe Edit South Africa Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.91 $
(583.65 R)
35.35 $
(504.29 R)
     -13.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 $
(178.34 R)
9.15 $
(130.61 R)
     -26.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(142.67 R)
6.66 $
(95.00 R)
     -33.41 %
Childcare
Zimbabwe Edit South Africa Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 264.81 $
(3,778.10 R)
222.03 $
(3,167.67 R)
     -16.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,375.00 $
(133,754.01 R)
4,879.40 $
(69,614.82 R)
     -47.95 %
Clothing And Shoes
Zimbabwe Edit South Africa Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.73 $
(538.26 R)
52.30 $
(746.16 R)
     +38.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.92 $
(640.83 R)
36.42 $
(519.55 R)
     -18.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.00 $
(998.70 R)
87.53 $
(1,248.73 R)
     +25.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.42 $
(1,004.64 R)
87.02 $
(1,241.57 R)
     +23.58 %
Rent Per Month
Zimbabwe Edit South Africa Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 247.92 $
(3,537.05 R)
481.78 $
(6,873.60 R)
     +94.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 215.83 $
(3,079.31 R)
411.32 $
(5,868.34 R)
     +90.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 510.91 $
(7,289.19 R)
1,024.02 $
(14,609.85 R)
     +100.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 431.82 $
(6,160.79 R)
804.96 $
(11,484.46 R)
     +86.41 %
Buy Apartment Price
Zimbabwe Edit South Africa Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 143.07 $
(2,041.19 R)
111.59 $
(1,592.00 R)
     -22.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 169.55 $
(2,418.94 R)
77.14 $
(1,100.60 R)
     -54.50 %
Salaries And Financing
Zimbabwe Edit South Africa Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 331.25 $
(4,725.97 R)
1,443.08 $
(20,588.58 R)
     +335.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 16.29 9.76      -40.08 %
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