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Perth vs Johannesburg
Per vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Per
Outside city centre
Jnb
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Per
Outside city centre
Jnb
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Per
Outside city centre
Jnb
Per

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Per
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Per
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Perth

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Per

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth