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Johannesburg vs Chenmai
Jnb vs Che

Average net salary (After tax)

Chenmai
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Che
Jnb
Outside city centre
Che
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Che
Jnb
Outside city centre
Che
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Che
Jnb
Outside city centre
Che
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Chenmai
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Chenmai
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Che
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Che
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Che
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Che
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Chenmai
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Che
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Chenmai
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Che
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Che
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Che
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Che
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Che
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Che
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Chenmai
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Chenmai are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Che
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Che
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Che
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Che
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Chenmai
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Che
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Che
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Chenmai
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Che $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Che $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth