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Johannesburg vs Pretoria
Jnb vs Pre

Average net salary (After tax)

Pretoria
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Jnb
Outside city centre
Pre
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Jnb
Outside city centre
Pre
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pre
Jnb
Outside city centre
Pre
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Pretoria
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Pretoria
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pre
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Pre
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pre
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pre
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Pretoria
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pre
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Pretoria
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pre
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Pre
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Pre
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pre
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Pre
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Pre
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Pretoria
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Pretoria are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pre
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Pre
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pre
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Pre
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Pretoria
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pre
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Pre
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Pretoria
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth