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Johannesburg vs Brisbane
Jnb vs Bne

Average net salary (After tax)

Brisbane
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Jnb
Outside city centre
Bne
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Jnb
Outside city centre
Bne
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bne
Jnb
Outside city centre
Bne
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Brisbane
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Brisbane
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bne
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Bne
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bne
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bne
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Brisbane
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bne
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Brisbane
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bne
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Bne
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Bne
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bne
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Bne
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Bne
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Brisbane
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bne
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Bne
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bne
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Bne
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Brisbane
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bne
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Bne
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Brisbane
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth