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Johannesburg vs Singapore
Jnb vs Sin

Average net salary (After tax)

Singapore
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Jnb
Outside city centre
Sin
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Jnb
Outside city centre
Sin
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sin
Jnb
Outside city centre
Sin
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Singapore
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Singapore
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sin
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Sin
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sin
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sin
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Singapore
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sin
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Singapore
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sin
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Sin
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Sin
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sin
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Sin
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Sin
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Singapore
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sin
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Sin
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sin
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Sin
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Singapore
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sin
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Sin
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Singapore
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth