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Pretoria vs Berlin
Pre vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Pre
Outside city centre
Ber
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Pre
Outside city centre
Ber
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Pre
Outside city centre
Ber
Pre

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Berlin
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Pre

Summer dress

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

Ber
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth