Cost of Living Comparison

ZAR
COMPARED TO
CZK

Czech Republic is 23.3% more expensive than South Africa.

If you lived in Czech Republic instead of South Africa, you would:
local_dining

pay 19.0% more for restaurants

  South Africa help_outline Czech Republic help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $9.30
R122.86
$6.19
Kč141.60
-33.5%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.56
R60.31
$6.34
Kč145.12
+38.9%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.03
R13.65
$1.42
Kč32.49
+37.4%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.80
R10.55
$1.06
Kč24.33
+33.1%
Average +19.0%

South Africa vs. Czech Republic - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 6.0% more for groceries

  South Africa help_outline Czech Republic help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.98
R12.94
$1.19
Kč27.16
+21.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.71
R48.98
$4.61
Kč105.41
+24.3%
Milk (1 gallon) $4.22
R55.81
$3.47
Kč79.31
-18.0%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.09
R27.65
$2.01
Kč45.93
-4.1%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.47
R32.60
$2.97
Kč68.07
+20.6%
Apples (1 lb) $0.76
R9.99
$0.73
Kč16.67
-3.6%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.68
R8.95
$0.65
Kč14.81
-4.4%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.74
R9.82
$0.77
Kč17.53
+3.1%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.68
R8.99
$1.15
Kč26.24
+68.5%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.53
R6.94
$0.43
Kč9.88
-17.8%
Onions (1 lb) $0.53
R7.03
$0.40
Kč9.23
-24.2%
Average +6.0%

South Africa vs. Czech Republic - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 7.1% more for transportation

  South Africa help_outline Czech Republic help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.34
R57.40
$5.61
Kč128.34
+29.1%
Monthly public transit pass $44.53
R588.36
$22.08
Kč505.13
-50.4%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $20,553.81
R271,548.69
$22,241.61
Kč508,932.51
+8.2%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $8.27
R109.32
$11.72
Kč268.06
+41.6%
Average +7.1%

South Africa vs. Czech Republic - Cost of transportation
home

pay 9.1% more for housing

  South Africa help_outline Czech Republic help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$66.03
R872.36
$20.18
Kč461.78
-69.4%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $465.23
R6,146.40
$481.97
Kč11,028.41
+3.6%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $389.59
R5,147.15
$393.76
Kč9,010.09
+1.1%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$82.93
R1,095.64
$166.80
Kč3,816.82
+101.1%
Average +9.1%

South Africa vs. Czech Republic - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 85.9% more for childcare

  South Africa help_outline Czech Republic help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $210.33
R2,778.79
$328.69
Kč7,521.01
+56.3%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $4,155.26
R54,897.68
$8,954.03
Kč204,886.08
+115.5%
Average +85.9%

South Africa vs. Czech Republic - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 15.6% more for entertainment and sports

  South Africa help_outline Czech Republic help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.11
R27.89
$1.55
Kč35.50
-26.5%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.03
R26.79
$2.25
Kč51.38
+10.7%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.11
R41.08
$5.18
Kč118.46
+66.5%
Monthly membership at local gym $35.66
R471.08
$37.75
Kč863.76
+5.9%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $6.54
R86.36
$7.94
Kč181.74
+21.5%
Average +15.6%

South Africa vs. Czech Republic - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 20.6% more for clothing

  South Africa help_outline Czech Republic help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$51.96
R686.49
$76.67
Kč1,754.43
+47.6%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.51
R455.92
$42.53
Kč973.07
+23.2%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$90.37
R1,193.97
$81.07
Kč1,855.02
-10.3%
Men's business shoes (leather) $80.93
R1,069.18
$98.66
Kč2,257.52
+21.9%
Average +20.6%

South Africa vs. Czech Republic - Cost of clothing
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