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Pretoria vs Houston
Pre vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Pre
Outside city centre
Hou
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Pre
Outside city centre
Hou
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Pre
Outside city centre
Hou
Pre

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Houston
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Hou
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hou
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Hou
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Hou
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hou
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Hou
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Hou
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hou
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Hou
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hou
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Hou
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Pre

Summer dress

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

Hou
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth