Mercers annual Quality of Living survey shows that Durban is still the best city in South Africa when it comes to quality of life. According to Mercer, Durban ranks above the countrys traditional economic powerhouse of Johannesburg, and Cape Town.
What is it like to live in Durban South Africa?
Durban is a sunny seaside city, rich in diversity and warm not only because of its favorable climate, but especially for its welcoming people. Living in Durban guarantees top quality service and a wide range of opportunities all year round.
Is Durban a safe place to live?
Durban is one of the cities in South Africa that may trick you into thinking youre in Europe or America. However, though it looks very modern and safe, it is not. Its supposed to be one of the safest cities in South Africa, but unfortunately, even so, the crime rates arent low.
Is Durban expensive to live in?
Summary about cost of living in Durban, South Africa: A single person estimated monthly costs are 544$ (7,991R) without rent. Durban is 59.99% less expensive than New York (without rent). Rent in Durban is, on average, 84.16% lower than in New York.
Where should I live in Durban?
We look at six neighbourhoods that are the place to be in Durban.Station Drive Precinct. Station Drive Precinct is the hottest new neighbourhood in Durban. Rivertown District. Morningside. North Beach. Glenwood. Umhlanga Rocks.14 Feb 2017
What is the safest place in Durban?
Where to stay in Durban: Best areas to stay in DurbanDurban City Centre. Alexandre G. ROSA/Shutterstock. Durban North. Timothy Hodgkinson/Shutterstock. Umhlanga. OAnderson/Shutterstock. Glenwood. Stock Pixels/Shutterstock. Musgrave. Anton Herrington/Shutterstock. Morningside. Chris Bloom/Flickr. Airport Area. Ron2K-ZA/Flickr.
What is the coldest month in Durban?
July The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 22°C (72°F). January is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain. June is the driest month.