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Johannesburg vs Bucharest
Jnb vs Buh

Average net salary (After tax)

Bucharest
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Jnb
Outside city centre
Buh
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Jnb
Outside city centre
Buh
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Buh
Jnb
Outside city centre
Buh
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Bucharest
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bucharest
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Buh
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Buh
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Buh
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Buh
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bucharest
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Buh
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bucharest
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Buh
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Buh
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Buh
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Buh
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Buh
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Buh
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bucharest
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Buh
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Buh
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Buh
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Buh
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bucharest
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Buh
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Buh
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bucharest
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Buh $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth