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Johannesburg vs Paris
Jnb vs Par

Average net salary (After tax)

Paris
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Jnb
Outside city centre
Par
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Jnb
Outside city centre
Par
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Par
Jnb
Outside city centre
Par
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Paris
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Paris
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Par
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Par
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Par
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Par
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Paris
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Par
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Paris
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Par
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Par
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Par
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Par
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Par
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Par
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Paris
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Paris are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Par
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Par
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Par
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Par
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Paris
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Par
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Par
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Paris
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Par $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Par $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth