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Johannesburg vs Toronto
Jnb vs Tor

Average net salary (After tax)

Toronto
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Jnb
Outside city centre
Tor
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Jnb
Outside city centre
Tor
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tor
Jnb
Outside city centre
Tor
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Toronto
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Toronto
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tor
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Tor
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tor
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tor
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Toronto
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tor
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Toronto
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tor
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Tor
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Tor
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tor
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Tor
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Tor
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Toronto
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tor
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Tor
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tor
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Tor
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Toronto
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tor
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Tor
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Toronto
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth