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Johannesburg vs Los Angeles
Jnb vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Jnb
Outside city centre
Lax
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Jnb
Outside city centre
Lax
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Jnb
Outside city centre
Lax
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Lax
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth