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Pretoria vs Johannesburg
Pre vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Pre
Outside city centre
Jnb
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Pre
Outside city centre
Jnb
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Pre
Outside city centre
Jnb
Pre

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Pre

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth