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Johannesburg vs Hobart
Jnb vs Hba

Average net salary (After tax)

Hobart
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hba
Jnb
Outside city centre
Hba
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hba
Jnb
Outside city centre
Hba
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hba
Jnb
Outside city centre
Hba
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Hobart
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hobart
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hba
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Hba
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hba
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hba
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hobart
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hba
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hobart
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hba
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Hba
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Hba
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hba
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Hba
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Hba
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hobart
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hobart are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hba
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Hba
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hba
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Hba
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hobart
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hba
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Hba
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hobart
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hba $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hba $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth