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Berlin vs Pretoria
Ber vs Pre

Average net salary (After tax)

Pretoria
Berlin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Ber
Outside city centre
Pre
Ber

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Ber
Outside city centre
Pre
Ber

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pre
Ber
Outside city centre
Pre
Ber

Mortgage rates

Pretoria
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Pretoria
Berlin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pre
Ber

Mobile phone data

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

Pre
Ber

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pre
Ber

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pre
Ber

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Pretoria
Berlin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pre
Ber
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Pre
Ber
White bread 500g
Pre
Ber
Eggs 12
Pre
Ber
White rice 1kg
Pre
Ber

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Pretoria
Berlin

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Pre
Ber
Beef round 1kg
Pre
Ber
Local cheese 1kg
Pre
Ber

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pre
Ber
Lettuce 1 head
Pre
Ber
Tomatoes 1kg
Pre
Ber

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pre
Ber
Oranges 1 head
Pre
Ber
Bananas 1kg
Pre
Ber

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Pretoria
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Pretoria are 17.14% higher than in Berlin

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Pre $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Pre $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Pre $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pre
Ber
Market 0.5L bottle
Pre
Ber

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pre
Ber
Market 0.33L bottle
Pre
Ber

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Pretoria
5
Berlin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pre
Ber

Summer dress

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

Pre
Ber

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Pre
Ber
1 pair men's leather shoes
Pre
Ber

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Pretoria
$15.33
Berlin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth