Cape Town vs Djibouti City - Cost of Living Comparison

Cape Town Djibouti City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$904
$552
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2131
$1344
🏠 One person rent
$524
$243
🏘️ Family rent
$983
$424
🍽️ Food expenses
$245
$205
🚐 Transport expenses
$54
$45.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1340
$385
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
56
8
😀 Quality of life
61
25
🏙️ Population
434K
562K

The cost of living in Cape Town is 64% more expensive than in Djibouti City. Cities ranked 5702nd and 7899th ($904 vs $552) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 1st in South Africa and Djibouti, respectively. Check South Africa vs Djibouti comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Cape Town compared to 0.7 months in Djibouti City. Cape Town ranked 2nd best city to live in South Africa vs Djibouti City ranked 1st in Djibouti, while ranked 4995th and 8839th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Town vs Djibouti City

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Cape Town Djibouti City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.25
$3.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30
$19.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.04
$4.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.12
$1.69
 Cappuccino
$1.81
$1.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92
$0.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$586
$236
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$397
$158
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1213
$464
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$785
$301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.6
$38.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.1
$58.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.7
$30.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.14%
11.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2104
$1182
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1443
$738
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.21
$0.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.7
$19
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.84
$6.89
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.91
$0.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.12
$6.46
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
$4.12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.83
$6.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.32
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.99
$7.35
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.53
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$2.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.43
$3.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.32
$2.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.18
$1.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$24
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.04
$4.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.2
$21
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.86
$4.51
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.4
$35.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.4
$65
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$213
$133
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4730
$3787

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Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 33 mi Paarl
$883
99 km or 62 mi Worcester
$593
371 km or 231 mi George
$689
644 km or 400 mi Uitenhage
$579
662 km or 411 mi Port Elizabeth
$905
664 km or 413 mi Upington
$815
754 km or 468 mi Makhanda
$766
821 km or 510 mi Komani
$761
833 km or 518 mi Kimberley
$785
845 km or 525 mi Bhisho
$783
882 km or 548 mi East London
$800
912 km or 567 mi Bloemfontein
$696
950 km or 590 mi Mafeteng
$579
999 km or 621 mi Maseru
$593
1002 km or 622 mi Mthatha
$760
1029 km or 639 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
1030 km or 640 mi Welkom
$708
1034 km or 643 mi Mariental
$804
1092 km or 679 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
1092 km or 679 mi Kroonstad
$770
1113 km or 692 mi Klerksdorp
$629
1135 km or 705 mi Mmabatho
$762
1155 km or 718 mi Potchefstroom
$639
1187 km or 737 mi Rehoboth
$806
1194 km or 742 mi Lobatse
$615
1198 km or 745 mi Kanye
$641
1208 km or 751 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
1217 km or 756 mi Vereeniging
$728
1231 km or 765 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
1244 km or 773 mi Soweto
$897
1250 km or 777 mi Rustenburg
$881
1260 km or 783 mi Gaborone
$668
1261 km or 783 mi Molepolole
$616
1261 km or 784 mi Johannesburg
$935
1267 km or 788 mi Randburg
$776
1269 km or 789 mi Windhoek
$841
1270 km or 789 mi Sandton
$907
1271 km or 790 mi Durban
$827
1277 km or 794 mi Gobabis
$801
1279 km or 795 mi Walvis Bay
$743

Cities near Djibouti City

Distance City Cost of living
44 km or 27 mi Obock
$524
68 km or 42 mi Ali Sabieh
$523
101 km or 63 mi Dikhil
$522
185 km or 115 mi Borama
$592
240 km or 149 mi Taiz
$512
245 km or 152 mi Aden
$509
247 km or 153 mi Hargeisa
$788
253 km or 157 mi Jijiga
$601
264 km or 164 mi Dire Dawa
$553
277 km or 172 mi Harar
$539
286 km or 178 mi Ibb
$502
290 km or 180 mi Zabid
$484
356 km or 221 mi Dhamar
$490
357 km or 222 mi Al Hudaydah
$510
387 km or 240 mi Dessie
$606
418 km or 259 mi Sayyan
$485
433 km or 269 mi Sanaa
$562
451 km or 280 mi Mekelle
$613
561 km or 348 mi Addis Ababa
$831
594 km or 369 mi Mendefera
$482
598 km or 371 mi Sa'dah
$485
600 km or 373 mi Massawa
$484
618 km or 384 mi Asmara
$522
627 km or 390 mi Bahir Dar
$556
628 km or 390 mi Gondar
$565
664 km or 413 mi Najran
$981
689 km or 428 mi Keren
$484
720 km or 448 mi Awasa
$659
726 km or 451 mi Mukalla
$487
740 km or 460 mi Abha
$975
818 km or 509 mi Jimma
$603
826 km or 513 mi Bareq
$820
846 km or 526 mi Kassala
$600
884 km or 550 mi El-Gadarif
$589
936 km or 582 mi Bisha
$821
944 km or 587 mi Baidoa
$561
958 km or 595 mi Ad-Damazin
$576
1019 km or 633 mi As Sulayyil
$834
1090 km or 677 mi Mogadishu
$828
1095 km or 680 mi Port Sudan
$603