Average Electricity Bill In South Africa

What is Electricity Bill?


Electricity Bill means the monetary amount billed to a customer in accordance with the relevant contract of supply between that customer and an electricity entity.

For the avoidance of doubt, the monetary amount may be calculated through a meter reading at the relevant premises or an estimated meter reading for that premises;

Average Electricity Bill In South Africa

According to Valev’s data compiled in June last year, South Africa’s average electricity price is R2. 558 per kWh. This is about 45c more than the global average of R2. 109 per kWh.

How much does electricity cost in South Africa per month?

What is the price of electricity in South Africa? On average, a family consumes up to 1000kwh per month. Before the block supplies and the opaque nature of prepaid electricity, this would cost R1,100.

However, it currently could translate to R1,500 and R2,000 under Eskom’s 20 and 60 amp supplies.

Is South Africa electricity expensive?

The price hikes will take the average electricity tariff in South Africa from just over R1. 33 per kWh to around R1. 46, he said.

“The reality is that consumers have been wrestling with constant electricity price increases over the past year – with no end in sight.

How much power does an average house use in South Africa?

The average SA. home uses about 900 kWh per month. So that’s 30 kWh per day or 1.25 kWh per hour.

How many units of electricity does R1000 need in 2020?

R2,00 buys 1 kW, so R1000 will buy 434.78 kWh (VAT is first deducted before the units are issued).