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Auckland vs Johannesburg
Akl vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Auckland

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Akl
Outside city centre
Jnb
Akl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Akl
Outside city centre
Jnb
Akl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Akl
Outside city centre
Jnb
Akl

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Johannesburg
Auckland

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Akl

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Jnb
Akl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Akl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Akl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Auckland

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Akl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Jnb
Akl
White bread 500g
Jnb
Akl
Eggs 12
Jnb
Akl
White rice 1kg
Jnb
Akl

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Auckland

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Jnb
Akl
Beef round 1kg
Jnb
Akl
Local cheese 1kg
Jnb
Akl

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Akl
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Akl
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Akl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Akl
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Akl
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Akl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Auckland

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Akl
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Akl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Akl
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Akl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Auckland

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Akl

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Jnb
Akl

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Jnb
Akl
1 pair men's leather shoes
Jnb
Akl

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Auckland
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth