Cost of Living in Welkom

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$708
$1323
🛋️ Without rent
$301
$916
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$407
$407
🍽️ Food
$207
$550
🚐 Transport
$30.6
$81.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1251
😀 Quality of life
28
🏙️ Population
64.1K

The average cost of living in Welkom is $708, which is in the top 30% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6493rd out of 9294 in our global list and 29th out of 36 in South Africa.

The median after-tax salary is $1251, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months. Ranked 8732nd (TOP 94%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 34th best city to live in South Africa. With an estimated population of 64.1K, Welkom is the 31st largest city in South Africa.

✈️ Closest airport 124 km P C Pelser Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 24.3 µg/m³
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Prices in Welkom

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.83
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
 Cappuccino
$1.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$384
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$292
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$271
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$98.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$905
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$791
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$35.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.57
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.68
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.51
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.03
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$14.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.69
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$33.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$60.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6230

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