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Johannesburg vs Copenhagen
Jnb vs Cph

Average net salary (After tax)

Copenhagen
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Jnb
Outside city centre
Cph
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cph
Jnb
Outside city centre
Cph
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cph
Jnb
Outside city centre
Cph
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Copenhagen
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Copenhagen
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cph
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Cph
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cph
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cph
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Copenhagen
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cph
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Copenhagen
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cph
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Cph
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Cph
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cph
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Cph
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Cph
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Copenhagen
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Copenhagen are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cph
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Cph
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cph
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Cph
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Copenhagen
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cph
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Cph
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Copenhagen
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cph $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth