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Johannesburg vs Darwin
Jnb vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Jnb
Outside city centre
Drw
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Jnb
Outside city centre
Drw
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Jnb
Outside city centre
Drw
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Drw
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth