South Africa - General information
RegionSouthern Africa
CapitalCape Town
LanguageAfrikaans, English
CurrencyRand
Population52,981,991
Phone code+27
Cost of living in South Africa
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 177 219
Food 125 231
Transportation 23 65
Communications and utilities 90 84
Clothing 19 70
Sports and leisure 16 50
Total450718
Accommodation in South Africa USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre179
Shared room in city centre221
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre260
1 bedroom apartment in city centre315
Coordinates of South Africa
Time ZoneAfrica/Johannesburg
GMT +2
DST +2
Latitude-29.000000000
Longitude24.000000000
Elevation (STRM3)1037 m.

List of largest cities in South Africa

 
Cape Town Cape Town
Cape Town Western Cape
3,433,441
Durban Durban
Durban KwaZulu-Natal
3,120,282
Johannesburg Johannesburg
Johannesburg Gauteng
2,026,469
Soweto Soweto
Soweto Gauteng
1,695,047
Pretoria Pretoria
Pretoria Gauteng
1,619,438
Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape
967,677

Cost of living and prices in South Africa

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 7.2 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 28.9 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.6 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.7 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.8 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.6 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.6 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1.0 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.9 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.6 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.9 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.9 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6.2 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4.6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.5 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 4.0 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.3 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.8 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.6 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.9 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 28.9 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1.4 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.7 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 3.6 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.9 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 19,499.4 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 31.6 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 6.0 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4.8 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 50.3 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 35.5 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 73.9 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 73.8 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 394.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 324.4 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 828.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 670.4 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 73.6 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 58.3 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 930.1 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 719.0 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,192.2 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 9.97%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in South Africa

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C27272627272826252523222528
Average high°C22232425262625232119192023
Average temperature°C16181921212120181512121417
Average low°C1012141516161512855711
Record low°C255899632-0-01-0
RainDays0111111100006
FogDays12221132222222
ThunderstormsDays24555342111132
Average precipitationMm.4269929310485855135272530738
Relative humidity%61656970717372716562595966
Relative humidity morning%52565859596160575452515156
Relative humidity evening%35394242434343413635343439
Wind speedKm/h17181816161513121212131515
Day LengthHours12131415141413121111111213
Dew point°C8111315161615128546128
Growing degree-day°C18824427332534931230922814778761172646
Solar radiation, globalMj/m219212224242219161413141619
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