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Pretoria vs Lagos
Pre vs Los

Average net salary (After tax)

Lagos
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Pre
Outside city centre
Los
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Pre
Outside city centre
Los
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Los
Pre
Outside city centre
Los
Pre

Mortgage rates

Lagos
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lagos
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Los
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Los
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Los
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Los
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lagos
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Los
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lagos
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Los
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Los
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Los
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Los
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Los
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Los
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lagos
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lagos are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Los
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Los
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Los
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Los
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lagos
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Los
Pre

Summer dress

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

Los
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lagos
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Los $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Los $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth