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Johannesburg vs Panama City
Jnb vs Pan

Average net salary (After tax)

Panama City
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pan
Jnb
Outside city centre
Pan
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pan
Jnb
Outside city centre
Pan
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pan
Jnb
Outside city centre
Pan
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Panama City
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Panama City
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pan
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Pan
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pan
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pan
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Panama City
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pan
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Panama City
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pan
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Pan
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Pan
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pan
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Pan
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Pan
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Panama City
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Panama City are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pan
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Pan
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pan
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Pan
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Panama City
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pan
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Pan
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Panama City
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pan $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pan $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth