Armenia vs South Africa - Cost of Living Comparison

ArmeniaSouth Africa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$592
$974
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1443
$2125
🏠 One person rent
$287
$519
🏘️ Family rent
$523
$784
🍽️ Food Expenses
$210
$263
🚐 Transport Expenses
$27.5
$111
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$372
$1384
💸 GDP per capita
$4267
$5091
😃 Human freedom index
7.44
6.88
❤️ Life expectancy
75.1
64.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
49
44
🏙️ Population
2.93M
59.6M

The average cost of living in Armenia ($592) is 39% less expensive than in South Africa ($974). Armenia ranked 149th vs 70th for South Africa in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Armenia compared to 1.4 months in South Africa. Ranked 75th and 67th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Armenia vs South Africa

ArmeniaSouth Africa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.12
$7.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.7
$30
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.7
$4.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$2.11
☕ Cappuccino
$1.83
$1.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.62
$0.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$341
$518
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$197
$368
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$704
$765
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$372
$593
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.7
$67.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67.5
$104
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.3
$52.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.96%
9.16%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1581
$938
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$835
$770
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
$2.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$52.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.76
$10.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.81
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
$0.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$2.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$7.98
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.35
$5.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.85
$8.13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$1.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.45
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.7
$6.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.45
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.51
$3.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.99
$5.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.69
$3.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.18
$1.84
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.54
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.1
$29.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.48
$5.84
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.3
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.8
$6.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.1
$52.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.7
$86.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$123
$183
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3982
$4806

Cities Comparison in Armenia vs South Africa

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Armenia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Yerevan
$617
1.08M
Vanadzor
$566
90.5K
Gyumri
$491
122K
Abovyan
$556
44.4K
Kapan
$513
43.2K
Armavir
$511
38.6K
Ashtarak
$596
21.6K
Masis
$564
21.4K
Goris
$512
20.6K
Spitak
$512
15K

In South Africa

CityCost of livingPopulation
Johannesburg
$1068
4.43M
Soweto
$1147
1.27M
Pretoria
$942
742K
Rustenburg
$1184
550K
Pietermaritzburg
$744
619K
Durban
$913
595K
Cape Town
$1025
434K
Randburg
$811
337K
Welkom
$753
432K
Sandton
$922
222K
Centurion
$894
237K
Bloemfontein
$714
256K
Kimberley
$955
225K
East London
$962
267K
Port Elizabeth
$767
312K
Klerksdorp
$900
187K
Kroonstad
$977
169K
George
$698
157K
Benoni
$798
159K
Uitenhage
$588
104K
Springs
$863
122K
Paarl
$1021
112K
Vereeniging
$823
99K
Upington
$874
121K
Mthatha
$875
96.1K
Middelburg
$1017
87.3K
Worcester
$563
97.1K
Komani
$1599
68.9K
Makhanda
$892
67.3K
Potchefstroom
$688
149K