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Caracas vs Pretoria
Car vs Pre

Average net salary (After tax)

Pretoria
Caracas

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Car
Outside city centre
Pre
Car

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Car
Outside city centre
Pre
Car

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pre
Car
Outside city centre
Pre
Car

Mortgage rates

Pretoria
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Pretoria
Caracas

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pre
Car

Mobile phone data

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

Pre
Car

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pre
Car

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pre
Car

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Pretoria
Caracas

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pre
Car
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Pretoria
Caracas

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pre
Car
Lettuce 1 head
Pre
Car
Tomatoes 1kg
Pre
Car

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pre
Car
Oranges 1 head
Pre
Car
Bananas 1kg
Pre
Car

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Pretoria
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Pretoria are 17.14% higher than in Caracas

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pre
Car
Market 0.5L bottle
Pre
Car

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pre
Car
Market 0.33L bottle
Pre
Car

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Pretoria
5
Caracas

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pre
Car

Summer dress

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

Pre
Car

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Pretoria
$15.33
Caracas
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth