Cleveland vs Johannesburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Cleveland Johannesburg
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1769
$935
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4070
$2244
🏠 One person rent
$1013
$447
🏘️ Family rent
$1654
$815
🍽️ Food expenses
$521
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$115
$165
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4327
$1502
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
4 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
84
73
😀 Quality of life
88
63
🏙️ Population
381K
4.43M

The cost of living in Cleveland is 89% more expensive than in Johannesburg. Cities ranked 2056th and 5608th ($1769 vs $935) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1853rd and 1st in the United States and South Africa, respectively. Check the United States vs South Africa comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Cleveland compared to 1.6 months in Johannesburg. Cleveland ranked 32nd best city to live in the United States vs Johannesburg ranked 1st in South Africa, while ranked 140th and 4512th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cleveland vs Johannesburg

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Cleveland Johannesburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13
$7.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.3
$29.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.07
$3.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.34
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$4.36
$1.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.79
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1171
$369
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$755
$324
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2013
$766
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1264
$644
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$121
$63.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$186
$96.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.7
$49.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.43%
8.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$747
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$306
$674
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.61
$1.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$90.3
$62.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
$8.33
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.07
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.31
$0.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$1.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.74
$2.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$6.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$4.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.1
$7.04
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
$1.49
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.57
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.3
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.5
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.49
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$4.98
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.63
$1.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.31
$2.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.28
$3.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.23
$3.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.43
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.8
$28.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.7
$6.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$77.3
$31.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$6.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.2
$49.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81
$87.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$929
$225
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13276
$5141

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Cities near Cleveland

Distance City Cost of living
8.8 km or 5.4 mi Garfield Heights
$1945
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Cleveland Heights
$1945
9.9 km or 6.1 mi Shaker Heights
$1935
11 km or 6.8 mi Lakewood
$1936
11 km or 6.9 mi Parma
$1746
12 km or 7.5 mi Maple Heights
$1946
13 km or 7.8 mi South Euclid
$1935
13 km or 8.2 mi Parma Heights
$1935
15 km or 9.1 mi Rocky River
$1942
15 km or 9.4 mi Bedford
$1946
18 km or 11 mi Euclid
$1940
19 km or 12 mi North Royalton
$1943
22 km or 13 mi Solon
$1964
22 km or 13 mi North Olmsted
$1941
22 km or 14 mi Westlake
$1944
23 km or 14 mi Strongsville
$1940
28 km or 17 mi Avon Lake
$1950
28 km or 18 mi Willoughby
$1585
30 km or 18 mi Avon
$2099
30 km or 18 mi Brunswick
$1937
30 km or 18 mi North Ridgeville
$1953
33 km or 21 mi Hudson
$1937
36 km or 22 mi Mentor
$1781
38 km or 24 mi Elyria
$1938
40 km or 25 mi Cuyahoga Falls
$1937
41 km or 25 mi Stow
$1951
42 km or 26 mi Lorain
$1941
42 km or 26 mi Medina
$1651
45 km or 28 mi Kent
$1675
47 km or 29 mi Akron
$1543
51 km or 32 mi Wadsworth
$1827
52 km or 32 mi Barberton
$1935
61 km or 38 mi Green
$1948
76 km or 47 mi Warren
$1935
77 km or 48 mi Massillon
$1937
78 km or 49 mi Wooster
$1347
79 km or 49 mi Alliance
$1942
79 km or 49 mi Canton
$1519
83 km or 52 mi Norwalk
$1944
87 km or 54 mi Sandusky
$1998

Cities near Johannesburg

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