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Johannesburg vs Hong Kong
Jnb vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Jnb
Outside city centre
Hkg
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Jnb
Outside city centre
Hkg
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Jnb
Outside city centre
Hkg
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth