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Johannesburg vs Seoul
Jnb vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Jnb
Outside city centre
Sel
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Jnb
Outside city centre
Sel
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Jnb
Outside city centre
Sel
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seoul
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Sel
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Sel
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth