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Johannesburg vs Auckland
Jnb vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Jnb
Outside city centre
Akl
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Jnb
Outside city centre
Akl
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Jnb
Outside city centre
Akl
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Auckland
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Akl
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Akl
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Akl
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Akl
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Akl
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Akl
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Akl
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Akl
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Akl
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Akl
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Akl
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Akl
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth