COMPARE CANADA - SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa is 19% less expensive than Canada.

It should be noted that whilst South Africa is cheaper than Canada this is also reflected in salaries paid.

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Canada is about 8 times bigger than South Africa

South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, while Canada is approximately 9,984,670 sq km. Meanwhile, the population of South Africa is ~54.8 million people (19.2 million fewer people live in Canada). We have positioned the outline of South Africa near the middle of Canada.

TRANSPORTATION

In Canada compared to South Africa, you pay less for transportation:14%
Gasoline (1 liter)16%
Monthly public transit pass25%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition)14%
Taxi trip in downtown area (8 km)99%

HOUSING

In Canada compared to South Africa you pay more for housing:80%
Internet connection (50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl)15%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area (Rent)89%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center (Rent)94%
Utilities for two (65 m2 apartment) (including electric, gas, water, heating)44%

ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS

In Canada compared to South Africa, you pay more for Entertainment and Sports:30%
Domestic/local beer100%
Cappuccino in mid-range area58%
Pack of cigarettes (Marlboro or similar)100%
Monthly membership at local gym1%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema74%

CLOTHING

In Canada compared to South Africa, you pay less for clothing:6%
Regular jeans (Levi's brand)15%
Regular dress (from H&M or similar store)5%
Running shoes (Nike or Adidas)15%
Men's shoes (leather)8%

RESTUARANTS

In Canada compared to South Africa you pay more for restaurants:47%
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant31%
Fast food combo meal (McDonalds, or similar)71%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (0.33 liter)68%
Bottle of water (0.33 liter)72%

GROCERIES

In Canada compared to South Africa, you pay more for groceries:64%
Bread:100%
Local Cheese (500 grams):26%
Milk (1 liter)58%
Eggs (1 dozen):27%
Boneless Chicken Breast (1 Kg):90%

The information on this page has been sourced from www.mylifeelsewhere.com