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Johannesburg vs Moscow
Jnb vs Mow

Average net salary (After tax)

Moscow
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Jnb
Outside city centre
Mow
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Jnb
Outside city centre
Mow
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mow
Jnb
Outside city centre
Mow
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Moscow
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Moscow
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mow
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Mow
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mow
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mow
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Moscow
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mow
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Moscow
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mow
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Mow
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Mow
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mow
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Mow
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Mow
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Moscow
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Moscow are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mow
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Mow
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mow
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Mow
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Moscow
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mow
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Mow
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Moscow
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mow $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mow $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth