Prices in Comoros vs South Africa - Cost of Living Comparison

ComorosSouth Africa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$568
$817
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1434
$1749
🏠 One person rent
$191
$443
🏘️ Family rent
$369
$640
🍽️ Food Expenses
$287
$221
🚐 Transport Expenses
$23.3
$84.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$803
$1163
💸 GDP per capita
$1415
$6374
😃 Human freedom index
3.8
6.78
❤️ Life expectancy
63.9
63.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
43
🏙️ Population
824k
57.7M

The average cost of living in Comoros ($568) is 30% less expensive than in South Africa ($817). Comoros ranked 150th vs 90th for South Africa in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Comoros compared to 1.4 months in South Africa. Ranked 177th and 66th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Comoros vs South Africa

ComorosSouth Africa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.02
$6.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.8
$26.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.99
$3.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.14
$1.68
☕ Cappuccino
$7.93
$1.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61
$0.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$205
$468
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$137
$313
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$414
$645
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$292
$480
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.7
$52.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$32.1
$81
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.1
$46.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.97%
10.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$970
$972
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$515
$678
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$1.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.5
$40.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.39
$8.26
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.44
$0.91
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.94
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.46
$1.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.28
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.58
$6.35
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.26
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6
$6.44
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
$1.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
$1.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.52
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.72
$5.19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.29
$1.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.29
$2.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.68
$4.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.03
$3.26
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.83
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.45
$0.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.4
$24.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.98
$5.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33
$26.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.71
$5.47
👖 Brand Jeans
$33.4
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.5
$68.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$92.3
$162
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2990
$4174

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CityCost of livingPopulation
Moroni
$568
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In South Africa

CityCost of livingPopulation
Johannesburg
$864
4.43M
Soweto
$962
1.27M
Vereeniging
$749
1.07M
Pretoria
$804
742k
Pietermaritzburg
$625
751k
Sandton
$1019
222k
Durban
$753
595k
Welkom
$826
432k
Cape Town
$876
434k
Randburg
$842
337k
Port Elizabeth
$685
312k
Springs
$706
236k
Centurion
$752
237k
Benoni
$742
159k
Bloemfontein
$609
256k
Rustenburg
$1101
166k
East London
$815
339k
Klerksdorp
$862
179k
Kimberley
$701
165k
Bhisho
$1023
161k
Middelburg
$668
155k
Vryheid
$826
150k
Potchefstroom
$613
149k
Brits
$765
122k
Upington
$745
121k
Mmabatho
$766
104k
Kroonstad
$848
104k
Komani
$1347
105k
Uitenhage
$777
104k
George
$611
157k