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Newcastle vs Johannesburg
Ntl vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Newcastle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Ntl
Outside city centre
Jnb
Ntl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Ntl
Outside city centre
Jnb
Ntl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Ntl
Outside city centre
Jnb
Ntl

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Newcastle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Ntl

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Ntl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Ntl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Ntl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Newcastle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Ntl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Newcastle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Ntl
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Ntl
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Ntl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Ntl
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Ntl
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Ntl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Newcastle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Ntl
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Ntl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Ntl
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Ntl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Newcastle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Ntl

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Ntl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Newcastle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth