Castries vs Johannesburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Castries Johannesburg
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$935
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2620
$2244
🏠 One person rent
$388
$447
🏘️ Family rent
$786
$815
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.8
$165
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$1502
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
3
73
😀 Quality of life
41
63
🏙️ Population
70K
4.43M

The cost of living in Castries is 10% more expensive than in Johannesburg. Cities ranked 4537th and 5608th ($1031 vs $935) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Saint Lucia and South Africa, respectively. Check Saint Lucia vs South Africa comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Castries compared to 1.6 months in Johannesburg. Castries ranked 1st best city to live in Saint Lucia vs Johannesburg ranked 1st in South Africa, while ranked 6983rd and 4512th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Castries vs Johannesburg

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Castries Johannesburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$7.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.3
$29.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$3.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$1.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$429
$369
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
$324
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$937
$766
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$586
$644
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$63.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
$96.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$49.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.29%
8.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$747
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1017
$674
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$1.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.3
$62.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$8.33
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.09
$1.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
$0.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$1.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.43
$2.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$6.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$4.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$7.04
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
$1.49
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$1.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$4.98
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$1.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$2.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.14
$3.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$3.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.23
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$28.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$6.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45
$31.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$6.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.8
$49.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$87.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$170
$225
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1853
$5141

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Distance City Cost of living
32 km or 20 mi Vieux Fort
$1095
66 km or 41 mi Fort-de-France
$1181
83 km or 51 mi Georgetown
$845
98 km or 61 mi Kingstown
$866
149 km or 93 mi Roseau
$943
172 km or 107 mi Holetown
$1268
180 km or 112 mi Bridgetown
$1262
181 km or 112 mi Portsmouth
$1233
222 km or 138 mi Grenville
$1000
234 km or 146 mi St. George's
$1018
234 km or 146 mi Basse-Terre
$1203
249 km or 155 mi Sainte-Anne
$1210
250 km or 156 mi Petit-Bourg
$1207
257 km or 160 mi Les Abymes
$1210
259 km or 161 mi Baie-Mahault
$1211
260 km or 162 mi Le Moule
$1208
316 km or 196 mi Scarborough
$1100
348 km or 216 mi All Saints
$1548
357 km or 222 mi St. John's
$1546
377 km or 234 mi Port of Spain
$1002
378 km or 235 mi San Juan
$908
392 km or 244 mi Chaguanas
$973
410 km or 255 mi Basseterre
$1177
415 km or 258 mi Cayon
$1221
418 km or 260 mi San Fernando
$928
445 km or 277 mi Carupano
$691
456 km or 283 mi La Asuncion
$682
461 km or 286 mi Porlamar
$589
497 km or 309 mi Philipsburg
$1845
526 km or 327 mi Cumana
$707
532 km or 330 mi Maturin
$980
563 km or 350 mi Tucupita
$679
577 km or 358 mi Saint Croix
$2457
578 km or 359 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
586 km or 364 mi Lecheria
$688
590 km or 367 mi Barcelona
$701
626 km or 389 mi Road Town
$2248
635 km or 395 mi Anaco
$697
640 km or 398 mi Cantaura
$681
641 km or 399 mi Charlotte Amalie
$2366

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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