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London vs Johannesburg
Lon vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
London

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Lon
Outside city centre
Jnb
Lon

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Lon
Outside city centre
Jnb
Lon

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Lon
Outside city centre
Jnb
Lon

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
London
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
London

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Lon

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Lon

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Lon

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Lon

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
London

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Lon
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
London

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Lon
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Lon
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Lon

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Lon
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Lon
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Lon

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
London
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in London

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Lon
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Lon

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Lon
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Lon

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
London

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Lon

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Lon

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
London
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth