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Johannesburg vs Wellington
Jnb vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
Johannesburg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Jnb
Outside city centre
Wlg
Jnb

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Jnb
Outside city centre
Wlg
Jnb

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Jnb
Outside city centre
Wlg
Jnb

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Wellington
Johannesburg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Jnb

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Jnb

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Jnb

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Jnb

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
Johannesburg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Jnb
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
Johannesburg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Jnb
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Jnb
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Jnb

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Jnb
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Jnb
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Jnb

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
Johannesburg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in Johannesburg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Jnb
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Jnb

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Jnb
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Jnb

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
Johannesburg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Jnb

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Jnb

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
Johannesburg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Jnb $4,070.74/mth