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Bucharest vs Johannesburg
Buh vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Buh
Outside city centre
Jnb
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Buh
Outside city centre
Jnb
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Buh
Outside city centre
Jnb
Buh

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Buh

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Buh

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Buh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth