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Johannesburg vs Geneva
Jnb vs Gva

Average net salary (After tax)

Geneva
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Gva
Jnb
Outside city centre
Gva
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Gva
Jnb
Outside city centre
Gva
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Gva
Jnb
Outside city centre
Gva
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Geneva
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Geneva
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Gva
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Gva
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Gva
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Gva
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Geneva
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Gva
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Geneva
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Gva
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Gva
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Gva
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Gva
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Gva
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Gva
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Geneva
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Geneva are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Gva
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Gva
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Gva
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Gva
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Geneva
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Gva
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Gva
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Geneva
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Gva $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Gva $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth