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Cost of living in Johannesburg

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Cost of living in Johannesburg


I am an IT professional living in India and I got an Oppurtunity to work in SA (Johannesburg) for one Year.

It will be highly appreciable if you answer the below question to the best of your knowledge.

1) How much would be required for a family of 3 (Me, wife and 1 kid (below 1 year)) to live a Moderate & decent life in Johannesburg.

2) Any other expenses I should keep in mind?

Company would be providing us the accommodation, medical insurance and a car.

Provide me the detailed list of expenses on food in a week for running a family of 3. like grocery items, fruits, vegetables, milk, etc.

I would be getting around 20k Rands in hand. Will that be sufficient including some savings for future?

Thanks in advance.



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11. Re: Cost of living in Johannesburg

Eskom's price per Mega Watt in dollars is now nearly on a par with some European countries. The price keeps rising..


Edited: 18 December 2012, 11:17
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