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Darwin vs Johannesburg
Drw vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Drw
Outside city centre
Jnb
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Drw
Outside city centre
Jnb
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Drw
Outside city centre
Jnb
Drw

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Drw

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth