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London vs Pretoria
Lon vs Pre

Average net salary (After tax)

Pretoria
London

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Lon
Outside city centre
Pre
Lon

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Lon
Outside city centre
Pre
Lon

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pre
Lon
Outside city centre
Pre
Lon

Mortgage rates

Pretoria
4.5%
London
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Pretoria
London

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pre
Lon

Mobile phone data

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

Pre
Lon

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pre
Lon

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pre
Lon

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Pretoria
London

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pre
Lon
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Pretoria
London

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pre
Lon
Lettuce 1 head
Pre
Lon
Tomatoes 1kg
Pre
Lon

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pre
Lon
Oranges 1 head
Pre
Lon
Bananas 1kg
Pre
Lon

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Pretoria
4.5%
London
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Pretoria are 17.14% higher than in London

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pre
Lon
Market 0.5L bottle
Pre
Lon

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pre
Lon
Market 0.33L bottle
Pre
Lon

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Pretoria
5
London

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pre
Lon

Summer dress

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

Pre
Lon

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Pretoria
$15.33
London
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth