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Panama City vs Johannesburg
Pan vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Panama City

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Pan
Outside city centre
Jnb
Pan

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Pan
Outside city centre
Jnb
Pan

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Pan
Outside city centre
Jnb
Pan

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Panama City
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Panama City

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Pan

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Pan

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Pan

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Pan

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Panama City

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Pan
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Panama City

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Pan
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Pan
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Pan

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Pan
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Pan
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Pan

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Panama City
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Panama City

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Pan
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Pan

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Pan
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Pan

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Panama City

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Pan

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Pan

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Panama City
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Pan $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Pan $4,070.74/mth