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Johannesburg vs Perth
Jnb vs Per

Average net salary (After tax)

Perth
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Jnb
Outside city centre
Per
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Jnb
Outside city centre
Per
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Per
Jnb
Outside city centre
Per
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Perth
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Perth
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Per
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Per
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Per
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Per
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Perth
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Per
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Perth
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Per
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Per
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Per
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Per
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Per
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Per
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Perth
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Perth are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Per
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Per
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Per
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Per
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Perth
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Per
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Per
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Perth
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Per $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Per $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth