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Johannesburg vs Riyadh
Jnb vs Ruh

Average net salary (After tax)

Riyadh
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Jnb
Outside city centre
Ruh
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Jnb
Outside city centre
Ruh
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ruh
Jnb
Outside city centre
Ruh
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Riyadh
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Riyadh
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ruh
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Ruh
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ruh
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ruh
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Riyadh
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ruh
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Riyadh
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ruh
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Ruh
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Ruh
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ruh
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Ruh
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Ruh
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Riyadh
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Riyadh are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ruh
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Ruh
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Riyadh
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ruh
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Ruh
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Riyadh
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth