Cape Town vs Juba - Cost of Living Comparison

Cape Town Juba
🚶 Cost of living one person
$904
$514
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2131
$1246
🏠 One person rent
$524
$228
🏘️ Family rent
$983
$410
🍽️ Food expenses
$245
$191
🚐 Transport expenses
$54
$42.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1340
$307
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
56
11
😀 Quality of life
61
17
🏙️ Population
434K
526K

The cost of living in Cape Town is 76% more expensive than in Juba. Cities ranked 5702nd and 8236th ($904 vs $514) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 1st in South Africa and South Sudan, respectively. Check South Africa vs South Sudan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Cape Town compared to 0.6 months in Juba. Cape Town ranked 2nd best city to live in South Africa vs Juba ranked 1st in South Sudan, while ranked 4995th and 9060th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Town vs Juba

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Cape Town Juba
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.25
$3.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30
$18.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.04
$4.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.12
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$1.81
$1.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92
$0.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$586
$218
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$397
$141
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1213
$451
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$785
$286
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.6
$35.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.1
$55.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.7
$35.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.14%
12.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2104
$1010
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1443
$585
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.21
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.7
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.84
$6.69
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$0.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.91
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.12
$5.76
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
$4.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.83
$6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$0.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.32
$1.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.99
$6.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.53
$1.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$2.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.43
$3.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.32
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$1.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.18
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$22.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.04
$3.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.2
$19.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.86
$4.08
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.4
$29.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.4
$59.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$213
$93.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4730
$2833

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
152 km or 94 mi Bor
$506
216 km or 134 mi Arua
$470
245 km or 152 mi Gulu
$433
354 km or 220 mi Yambio
$492
395 km or 245 mi Bunia
$886
498 km or 310 mi Isiro
$866
507 km or 315 mi Mbale
$469
508 km or 316 mi Kira Town
$486
510 km or 317 mi Wau
$500
516 km or 321 mi Kampala
$637
521 km or 324 mi Malakal
$493
523 km or 325 mi Jinja
$405
539 km or 335 mi Beni
$869
542 km or 337 mi Entebbe
$516
544 km or 338 mi Tororo
$491
544 km or 338 mi Kasese
$410
584 km or 363 mi Butembo
$869
596 km or 370 mi Mumias
$443
632 km or 393 mi Eldoret
$445
652 km or 405 mi Kisumu
$494
658 km or 409 mi Jimma
$603
735 km or 457 mi Byumba
$668
738 km or 459 mi Ruhengeri
$600
756 km or 470 mi Nakuru
$462
773 km or 480 mi Gisenyi
$628
776 km or 482 mi Kigali
$677
798 km or 496 mi Awasa
$659
808 km or 502 mi Kibuye
$663
826 km or 514 mi Ad-Damazin
$576
827 km or 514 mi Nyanza
$584
832 km or 517 mi Mwanza
$555
854 km or 530 mi Butare
$578
858 km or 533 mi Meru
$422
860 km or 534 mi Kisangani
$923
868 km or 539 mi Muyinga
$481
869 km or 540 mi Cyangugu
$625
872 km or 542 mi Bukavu
$845
884 km or 549 mi Ngozi
$481
895 km or 556 mi Thika
$414
895 km or 556 mi Nairobi
$716