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Johannesburg vs Gold Coast
Jnb vs Glc

Average net salary (After tax)

Gold Coast
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Jnb
Outside city centre
Glc
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Jnb
Outside city centre
Glc
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Glc
Jnb
Outside city centre
Glc
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Gold Coast
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Gold Coast
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Glc
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Glc
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Glc
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Glc
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Gold Coast
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Glc
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Gold Coast
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Glc
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Glc
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Glc
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Glc
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Glc
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Glc
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Gold Coast
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Gold Coast are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Glc
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Glc
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Glc
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Glc
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Gold Coast
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Glc
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Glc
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Gold Coast
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth