The average South African in 2020’s first half was R19 269.

• One can purchase 1345L of fuel with that money.

• The price of petrol dropped by 4.1% compared to January – June 2019.

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Did you know that between January and June 2020, the average South African income was R19 269?

And for motorists, that income must cover the additional expense of fuel. But have you ever wondered just how much fuel you can purchase on a fuel salary?

Picodi researched how many litres of petrol you can purchase from this salary, as well as how it compares to other parts of the world.

According to the research, R19 269 will get you 1345 litres at an average of R14.32/litre (average price of fuel between January and June 2020). This equates to American $0.80 per litre.

Picodi says: “For the second year in a row, South Africa can boast the best petrol price to an average salary ratio in Africa. According to Stats SA latest data, the average salary amounts to R19 269. It means that an average South African can buy 1345 litres of petrol with their pay.”

Compared to the same period in 2019, the average price of fuel dropped by 4.1% between January and June.