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Johannesburg vs Canberra
Jnb vs Cbr

Average net salary (After tax)

Canberra
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Jnb
Outside city centre
Cbr
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Jnb
Outside city centre
Cbr
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cbr
Jnb
Outside city centre
Cbr
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Canberra
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Canberra
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cbr
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Cbr
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cbr
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cbr
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Canberra
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cbr
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Canberra
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cbr
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Cbr
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Cbr
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cbr
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Cbr
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Cbr
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Canberra
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cbr
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Cbr
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Canberra
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cbr
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Cbr
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Canberra
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth