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prices shown in
Geneva vs Pretoria
Gva vs Pre

Average net salary (After tax)

Pretoria
Geneva

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Gva
Outside city centre
Pre
Gva

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Gva
Outside city centre
Pre
Gva

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pre
Gva
Outside city centre
Pre
Gva

Mortgage rates

Pretoria
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Pretoria
Geneva

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pre
Gva

Mobile phone data

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

Pre
Gva

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pre
Gva

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pre
Gva

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Pretoria
Geneva

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pre
Gva
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Pretoria
Geneva

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pre
Gva
Lettuce 1 head
Pre
Gva
Tomatoes 1kg
Pre
Gva

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pre
Gva
Oranges 1 head
Pre
Gva
Bananas 1kg
Pre
Gva

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Pretoria
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Pretoria are 17.14% higher than in Geneva

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pre
Gva
Market 0.5L bottle
Pre
Gva

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pre
Gva
Market 0.33L bottle
Pre
Gva

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Pretoria
5
Geneva

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pre
Gva

Summer dress

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

Pre
Gva

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Pretoria
$15.33
Geneva
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth