Joburg and Cape Town are among the top 5 cheapest cities for a beer in the world
- The price of a pint of beer varies from city to city.
- Deutsche Bank analysed the price of beer in 50 cities worldwide and found Dubai was the most expensive, with the average pint costing almost R200.
- Both Johannesburg and Cape Town are in the top 5 cheapest cities on the list – and are more than four times cheaper than Dubai.
Deutsche Bank recently released its annual "Mapping the World's Prices" series, which compares the cost of everything from iPhones to tekkies in 50 cities around the world.
According to the report, the most expensive beer in the world is found in Dubai, where an average pint will run you $12 (R175). The next-costliest city was Oslo, Norway, where an average pint costs $10.30.
But South Africans have it much, much better. Both Johannesburg and Cape Town made the top five cheapest beer cities on the list. In dollar terms, Deutsche measured a pint of beer at $2.20 in Johannesburg, and $2.60 in Cape Town, the equivalent of between R32 and R38 at current exchange rates.
See also: This is what beer costs in every province – and the Western Cape and Gauteng are by far the most expensive
As well as those South African prices compare with much of the rest of the world, the average SA beer price is still 50% more than what you will pay in Manila, in the Philippines, where you'll only spend $1.50 for a cold one. Prague in the Czech Republic, was close behind, with an average price of $1.60.
Check out the full list below, and see other lists from the "Mapping the World's Prices" series here.
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