Cost of living in George, South Africa

Summary of cost of living in George

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: R 30,038
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: R 12,251
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in George, South Africa. Current as of Feb 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district R 105
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) R 57
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast R 34
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk R 13
12 eggs, large R 26
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes R 13
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese R 54
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples R 18
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes R 11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket R 14
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality R 71
2 liters of coca-cola R 17
Bread for 2 people for 1 day R 9
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area R 7,564
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area R 5,759
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat R 1,320
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area R 4,456
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area R 3,434
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio R 559
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) R 583
40” flat screen tv R 5,605
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) R 1,660
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) R 75
Hourly rate for cleaning help R 133
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) R 675
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) R 511
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) R 1,040
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes R 1,177
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new R 311,670
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas R 14
Monthly ticket public transport R 493
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) R 106
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) R 36
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) R 254
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) R 372
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) R 45
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) R 28
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) R 59
4 rolls of toilet paper R 22
Tube of toothpaste R 13
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city R 116
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub R 306
2 tickets to the movies R 132
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) R 515
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert R 414
1 cocktail drink in downtown club R 42
Cappuccino in expat area of the city R 24
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) R 26
Ipad wi-fi 128gb R 9,816
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) R 2.68
1 month of gym membership in business district R 543
1 package of marlboro cigarettes R 37
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 77 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: February 22, 2020

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