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Johannesburg vs Reykjavik
Jnb vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Jnb
Outside city centre
Rkv
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Jnb
Outside city centre
Rkv
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Jnb
Outside city centre
Rkv
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Reykjavik
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Rkv
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Rkv
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth