South Africa - prices and cost of living

The tables show the prices of 28 products and services. The last update: April 2021. Select a product or service to compare the prices to other countries.
Basic food items
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
12.99 ZAR
0.89 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The flour prices are for wheat flour of 1 kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country, we identified the leading flour brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
17.00 ZAR
1.16 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The rice prices are for long grain white rice of 1 kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country, we identified the leading rice brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
22.99 ZAR
1.57 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The sugar prices are for white sugar of 1 kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country, we identified the leading sugar brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
12.49 ZAR
0.85 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The salt prices are for table salt of 1 kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country, we identified the leading salt brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
19.49 ZAR
1.33 USD
Mar/2021
1 l
The milk prices are for semi-skim milk with fat content between 1.5% and 2.5% depending on the specifics of each country. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one liter. In each country, we identified the leading milk brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
33.98 ZAR
2.32 USD
Mar/2021
12 pcs
The price of eggs is for 12 pieces of M-sized eggs depending on the specifics of each country. The prices are collected from the largest food stores.
31.75 ZAR
2.17 USD
Mar/2021
1 l
The cooking oil prices are for the most widely used type of cooking oil in each country. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one liter. In each country, we identified the leading cooking oil brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
159.99 ZAR
10.94 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The beef prices are for raw beef meat for cooking per 1 kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country we collected the prices from the largest food stores.
64.99 ZAR
4.45 USD
Sep/2020
1 kg
The chicken meat prices are for frozen chicken meat ready to cook. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country we collected the prices from the largest food stores.
Fruit and vegetables
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
18.00 ZAR
1.23 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The potato prices are for one kilogram of russet or similar potatoes depending on the country. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilogram. The potato prices are collected from the largest food stores.
16.99 ZAR
1.16 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The onion prices are for one kilogram of brown onions. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilogram. The onion prices are collected from the largest food stores.
14.99 ZAR
1.03 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The carrot prices are for one kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilogram. The carrots prices are collected from the largest food stores.
75.98 ZAR
5.20 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The beans prices are for one kilogram of white beans. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilogram. The beans prices are collected from the largest food stores.
24.66 ZAR
1.69 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The bananas prices are for one kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilogram. The bananas prices are collected from the largest food stores.
20.66 ZAR
1.41 USD
Mar/2021
1 kg
The apple prices are for 1 kg of golden delicious apples or their closest equivalent in a given country. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilogram. The apple prices are collected from the largest food stores.
Non-alcoholic beverages
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
12.99 ZAR
0.89 USD
Mar/2021
0.500 l
The Coca - Cola prices are for a bottle of 0.5 l. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of 0.5 l. The Coca – Cola prices are collected from the largest food stores.
92.97 ZAR
6.36 USD
Mar/2021
1.500 l
The Evian water prices are for a bottle of 1.5 l. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of 1.5 l. The Evian water prices are collected from the largest food stores.
109.99 ZAR
7.52 USD
Mar/2021
0.200 kg
The Nescafe Gold prices are for a jar of 200 grams. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of 200 grams. The Nescafe Gold prices are collected from the largest food stores.
Alcoholic beverages
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
15.59 ZAR
1.07 USD
Mar/2021
0.330 l
The Heineken prices are for a bottle of 0.330 l. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of 0.330 l. The Heineken prices are collected from the largest food stores.
239.99 ZAR
16.41 USD
Mar/2021
0.700 l
The Johnnie Walker whiskey prices are for a bottle of 0.7 l. of Red label Johnnie Walker whiskey. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of 0.7 l. The Johnnie Walker prices are collected from the largest food stores.
139.99 ZAR
9.57 USD
Mar/2021
0.700 l
The Vodka Smirnoff prices are for a bottle of 0.7 l. of Vodka Smirnoff Red No. 21. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of 0.7 l. The Vodka Smirnoff prices are collected from the largest food stores.
Restaurants
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
64.50 ZAR
4.41 USD
Sep/2020
1 menu
The Big Mac menu price refers to the package price of a Big Mac burger, French fries, and a Coke.
Electronics
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
17999 ZAR
1231.06 USD
Mar/2021
1 product
The price of Iphone 12 with 64GB memory.
15499 ZAR
1060.07 USD
Mar/2021
1 product
The price of Ipad Pro 11 (128GB memory) with Wi-fi but without cellular.
8999 ZAR
615.50 USD
Mar/2021
1 product
The price of Apple Watch Series 6 (44mm) and with GPS only without Cellular.
24499 ZAR
1675.64 USD
Mar/2021
1 product
The price of Apple MacBook Pro 13 in Space Grey color with 256GB memory, 8 GB RAM, and CPU - Apple M1 chip
11999 ZAR
820.69 USD
Apr/2021
1 product
The price of Playstation 5 Standard Disk Edition with 825 GB memory
9995 ZAR
683.62 USD
Mar/2021
1 product
The price for GoPro Hero 9.
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