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Pretoria vs Delhi
Pre vs Del

Average net salary (After tax)

Delhi
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Del
Pre
Outside city centre
Del
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Del
Pre
Outside city centre
Del
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Del
Pre
Outside city centre
Del
Pre

Mortgage rates

Delhi
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Delhi
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Del
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Del
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Del
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Del
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Delhi
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Del
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Delhi
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Del
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Del
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Del
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Del
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Del
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Del
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Delhi
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Delhi are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Del
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Del
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Del
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Del
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Delhi
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Del
Pre

Summer dress

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

Del
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Delhi
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Del $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Del $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth