Caloocan vs Johannesburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Caloocan Johannesburg
🚶 Cost of living one person
$522
$935
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1449
$2244
🏠 One person rent
$224
$447
🏘️ Family rent
$481
$815
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$47.8
$165
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$199
$1502
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
74
73
😀 Quality of life
47
63
🏙️ Population
1.66M
4.43M

The cost of living in Caloocan is 44% less expensive than in Johannesburg. Cities ranked 8146th and 5608th ($522 vs $935) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 60th and 1st in the Philippines and South Africa, respectively. Check the Philippines vs South Africa comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Caloocan compared to 1.6 months in Johannesburg. Caloocan ranked 20th best city to live in the Philippines vs Johannesburg ranked 1st in South Africa, while ranked 6388th and 4512th among best cities to live in the world.

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Caloocan Johannesburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.34
$7.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.1
$29.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.27
$3.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.08
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$1.65
$1.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$369
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$324
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$720
$766
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$365
$644
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$63.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.1
$96.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18
$49.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.01%
8.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1363
$747
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$723
$674
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$1.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.5
$62.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.33
$8.33
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$1.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.95
$0.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
$2.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.9
$6.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.54
$4.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
$7.04
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$1.49
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.3
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.3
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.55
$4.98
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$1.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.16
$2.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.49
$3.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.94
$3.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.42
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.8
$28.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.37
$6.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.6
$31.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.56
$6.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$12.7
$49.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.7
$87.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$364
$225
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6981
$5141

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Distance City Cost of living
1.8 km or 1.1 mi Malabon
$523
3.3 km or 2 mi Navotas
$584
5.8 km or 3.6 mi Valenzuela
$473
6.1 km or 3.8 mi Manila
$755
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Quezon
$728
9.4 km or 5.9 mi Meycauayan
$551
10 km or 6.4 mi Mandaluyong
$792
12 km or 7.3 mi Pasay
$744
13 km or 8.2 mi Makati
$860
14 km or 8.9 mi Marikina
$443
15 km or 9.4 mi Pasig
$809
17 km or 11 mi Taguig
$824
19 km or 12 mi Cainta
$611
20 km or 12 mi San Jose del Monte
$508
21 km or 13 mi Bacoor
$537
21 km or 13 mi Paranaque
$569
22 km or 14 mi Las Pinas
$550
24 km or 15 mi Antipolo
$618
25 km or 15 mi Imus
$584
27 km or 17 mi Malolos
$552
31 km or 19 mi Muntinlupa
$602
31 km or 19 mi General Trias
$568
33 km or 20 mi Binangonan
$467
34 km or 21 mi San Pedro
$593
36 km or 22 mi Dasmarinas
$441
37 km or 23 mi Binan
$507
40 km or 25 mi Santa Rosa
$743
42 km or 26 mi Trece Martires
$550
45 km or 28 mi Cabuyao
$575
52 km or 33 mi San Fernando
$585
53 km or 33 mi Calamba
$471
66 km or 41 mi Tanauan
$548
67 km or 42 mi Santo Tomas
$549
69 km or 43 mi Angeles
$637
75 km or 47 mi San Pablo
$438
75 km or 47 mi Mabalacat
$553
76 km or 47 mi Olongapo
$500
82 km or 51 mi Lipa
$531
93 km or 58 mi Cabanatuan
$390
100 km or 62 mi Tarlac
$503

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.8 mi Sandton
$907
13 km or 8 mi Randburg
$776
19 km or 12 mi Soweto
$897
28 km or 17 mi Benoni
$821
40 km or 25 mi Springs
$766
41 km or 25 mi Centurion
$734
53 km or 33 mi Pretoria
$835
53 km or 33 mi Vereeniging
$728
59 km or 36 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
71 km or 44 mi Brits
$763
101 km or 62 mi Rustenburg
$881
109 km or 68 mi Potchefstroom
$639
143 km or 89 mi Bethal
$760
152 km or 94 mi Middelburg
$822
155 km or 97 mi Klerksdorp
$629
179 km or 111 mi Kroonstad
$770
237 km or 147 mi Welkom
$708
244 km or 152 mi Mmabatho
$762
262 km or 163 mi Lobatse
$615
275 km or 171 mi Gaborone
$668
287 km or 179 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
302 km or 188 mi Kanye
$641
311 km or 193 mi Mbabane
$722
323 km or 201 mi Vryheid
$835
325 km or 202 mi Molepolole
$616
329 km or 204 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
333 km or 207 mi Manzini
$733
350 km or 217 mi Maseru
$593
366 km or 228 mi Mahalapye
$544
369 km or 229 mi Bloemfontein
$696
409 km or 254 mi Mafeteng
$579
417 km or 259 mi Palapye
$506
429 km or 267 mi Kimberley
$785
442 km or 275 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
443 km or 275 mi Matola
$1058
446 km or 277 mi Serowe
$527
454 km or 282 mi Maputo
$1049
501 km or 311 mi Durban
$827
562 km or 349 mi Francistown
$544
577 km or 358 mi Xai-Xai
$1114