Rent Prices In South Africa

What is Rent?


Renting, also known as hiring or letting, is an agreement where a payment is made for the temporary use of a good, service, or property owned by another. A gross lease is when the tenant pays a flat rental amount and the landlord pays for all property charges regularly incurred by the ownership.

Rent Prices In South Africa

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in a normal areaR 12,859
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 2 people in an 85m2 flatR 1,658
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in an expensive areaR 9,841

What is the average rent in South Africa?

The average rent increased by 0.8% year on year, from R7,854 per month in Q4 2020 to R7,906 in Q4 2021,” said PayProp.

How much money South Africans are spending on rent each month?

Western CapeR9 413
KwaZulu NatalR8 386
Northern CapeR8 287
GautengR8 253

Is rent expensive in South Africa?

A single person estimated monthly costs are 500$ (9,155R) without rent. The cost of living in South Africa is, on average, 51.07% lower than in the United States. Rent in South Africa is, on average, 71.72% lower than in the United States.

By City in South Africa.

4Cape Town34.02

Is rent cheap in South Africa?

“South Africans currently spend anything between 17% and 24% of their salaries on rent. Compared to popular ex-pat destinations like New Zealand, where rental costs can be as high as 58% of the average salary), South Africa still offers a very affordable general cost of living.

What is a good salary in South Africa?

An employed person in SA earns an average of R23,982 (approximately $1,480) per month. If you are earning a higher salary than the national average and median figures, then you can be said to be doing well. The average salary in South Africa is significantly higher than in other African countries.