Cost of Living in South Africa
|Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant||150.00R|
|Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course||600.00R|
|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.
|Milk||2 Litres||R20.00 – R25.00|
|Eggs||1 Dozen||R23.00 – R30.00|
|Pizzas||R70.00 – R150.00 (depends on the size)|
|Monthly groceries/meals for one person||R2,000 – 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?
|TOTAL LIVING EXPENSES IN JOHANNESBURG⁵||AVERAGE COST|
|1 person, per month (without rent)||ZAR9,389.56|
|4 person family, per month (without rent)||ZAR32,914.84|
|Utilities, basic, for 85m² apartment||ZAR1,493|
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.