Food Prices in Johannesburg, South Africa

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Western food types)

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 4.12 R
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 3.63 R
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 2.31 R
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 6.34 R
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 11.07 R
Chicken Fillets (0.15 kg) 11.82 R
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.25 R
Apples (0.30 kg) 7.32 R
Banana (0.25 kg) 5.32 R
Oranges (0.30 kg) 6.61 R
Tomato (0.20 kg) 4.32 R
Potato (0.20 kg) 3.84 R
Onion (0.10 kg) 1.86 R
Lettuce (0.20 head) 3.08 R
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person87.89 R
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
2,724.68 R

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Asian food types)

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 1.45 R
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 5.78 R
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 6.34 R
Chicken Fillets (0.20 kg) 15.76 R
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.83 R
Apples (0.25 kg) 6.10 R
Banana (0.25 kg) 5.32 R
Oranges (0.15 kg) 3.31 R
Tomato (0.20 kg) 4.32 R
Potato (0.20 kg) 3.84 R
Onion (0.10 kg) 1.86 R
Lettuce (0.10 head) 1.54 R
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person66.46 R
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
2,060.15 R

Food prices

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 62.33 R 45.42-87.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.18 R 8.50-16.33
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.49 R 6.80-15.88
Eggs (regular) (12) 31.72 R 16.00-59.98
Local Cheese (1 lb) 50.20 R 39.00-68.04
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.74 R 22.68-68.04
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 49.14 R 36.29-81.65
Apples (1 lb) 11.06 R 6.80-13.61
Banana (1 lb) 9.66 R 6.80-14.51
Oranges (1 lb) 10.00 R 5.44-18.14
Tomato (1 lb) 9.80 R 5.44-13.61
Potato (1 lb) 8.70 R 4.08-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 8.43 R 5.90-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 15.41 R 10.00-20.00
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1 Comments so far
Kathryn Tweedy on Jan 13, 2018:
Hi I'm from the UK and some of those prices are a bit too high but some are reasonable.