Cost of living in Johannesburg (South Africa) is 49% cheaper than in Detroit, Michigan (United States)

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These prices were last updated on January 31, 2023. Exchange rate: 0.05723 USD / ZAR
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $8,300 in Detroit, Michigan you would need to make just about $4,192 (R 73,248) in Johannesburg.

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