Cost of Living in Benoni

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$821
$2049
🛋️ Without rent
$357
$1085
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$464
$964
🍽️ Food
$233
$621
🚐 Transport
$44.2
$120
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1607
😀 Quality of life
45
🏙️ Population
159K

The average cost of living in Benoni is $821, which is in the top 35% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6010th out of 9294 in our global list and 13th out of 36 in South Africa.

The median after-tax salary is $1607, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 6568th (TOP 71%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 8th best city to live in South Africa. With an estimated population of 159K, Benoni is the 17th largest city in South Africa.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km OR Tambo International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 26.7 µg/m³
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Prices in Benoni

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
 Cappuccino
$1.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$314
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$394
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$440
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$962
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$813
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1011
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.44
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.21
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$109
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$203
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3626

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