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Canberra vs Johannesburg
Cbr vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Canberra

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Cbr
Outside city centre
Jnb
Cbr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Cbr
Outside city centre
Jnb
Cbr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Cbr
Outside city centre
Jnb
Cbr

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Canberra

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Cbr

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Cbr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Cbr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Cbr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Canberra

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Cbr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Canberra

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Cbr
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Cbr
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Cbr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Cbr
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Cbr
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Cbr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Canberra

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Cbr
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Cbr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Cbr
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Cbr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Canberra

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Cbr

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Cbr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Canberra
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth