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Brisbane vs Johannesburg
Bne vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Brisbane

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Bne
Outside city centre
Jnb
Bne

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Bne
Outside city centre
Jnb
Bne

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Bne
Outside city centre
Jnb
Bne

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Brisbane

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Bne

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Bne

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Bne

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Bne

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Brisbane

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Bne
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Brisbane

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Bne
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Bne
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Bne

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Bne
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Bne
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Bne

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Brisbane

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Bne
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Bne

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Bne
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Bne

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Brisbane

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Bne

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Bne

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Brisbane
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth