Soweto

Overall Score

2.1
100 USD = 1,495.49 ZAR

Overall Score

2.1
  • Air quality: 81 US AQI Moderate. Air quality is acceptable. However, there may be a risk for some people, particularly those who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 1,300,000 people
  • GDP: $5,105 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 11 Mbps
  • Best wireless: STC
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: It is customary to tip good service in South Africa. An acceptable amount is 10-15%. If you have six or more in your party, restaurants will generally add a gratuity to your bill.
  • Apartment listings: La Mudi
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best coffee 24/7: Perch
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Online electronics shop: Takealot
  • Best hospital: Advanced Soweto Day Hospital
  • Best short-haul air carrier: KLM
  • Best intl air carrier: KLM
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1200
  • Monthly costs for family: $2500
  • Monthly costs for local: $700
  • Meal: $11
  • Small Cola: $1.8
  • Beer 1 Pint: $5.5
  • Coffee: $4.5


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