Visit Johannesburg - Best of Johannesburg

Johannesburg is South Africa’s largest city, and it is also the capital of Gauteng. The other thing about the city is that it is known as the wealthiest province in SA, and it is also among the 50 most largest-metropolitan areas on the planet. The other thing is that Johannesburg is the largest city in the world that is not situated on a lake, river or a coastline. People living in Johannesburg admit that the life in this city is fast, crime rate is high but the city is economically active. It is also home to the largest stock exchange in Africa, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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Facts and Stats for Johannesburg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Johannesburg

    Know the pollution level of Johannesburg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 59.34 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 55.52 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.95 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.27 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30.77 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 51.64 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50.31 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Johannesburg: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Johannesburg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Johannesburg.

    • Burglary and Theft 78.59 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 79.69 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.61 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 90 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 76.78 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 80.89 (Very High)
    • Attacks 74.57 (High)
    • Drug offense 70.24 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 31.67 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 8.99 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 64.27 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 66.64 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 81.34 (Very High)
  • Living in Johannesburg - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Johannesburg is 137.69 (High)

    • Safety Index 20.89 (Low)
    • Climate Index 91.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 62.93 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.44 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 46.62 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 61.21 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.1 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 109.32 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Johannesburg

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Johannesburg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.94 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 55.92 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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