Average Price Of Food In South Africa

Cost of Living in South Africa


Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant150.00R
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course600.00R
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)70.00R
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught)32.00R

How much does food cost per month in South Africa?

The figures are to be used as guidelines only.

Milk2 LitresR20.00 – R25.00
Eggs1 DozenR23.00 – R30.00
PizzasR70.00 – R150.00 (depends on the size)
Monthly groceries/meals for one personR2,000 – R4,000

Is food in South Africa cheap?

While meal prices in South Africa can vary, the average cost of food in South Africa is R305 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in South Africa should cost around R122 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner.

What is the average living cost in South Africa?

What are general living expenses like in South Africa?

1 person, per month (without rent)ZAR9,389.56
4 person family, per month (without rent)ZAR32,914.84
Utilities, basic, for 85m² apartmentZAR1,493

How much does a family of 4 spend on groceries in South Africa?

A basket of basic but nutritious food, for a family of 4 persons, will cost a worker R3 139,37. Together these three core expenses come to R5 022,28. The study goes on to add that the majority of South African workers do not earn enough money to cover their basic expenses each month.