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Pretoria vs Panama City
Pre vs Pan

Average net salary (After tax)

Panama City
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pan
Pre
Outside city centre
Pan
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pan
Pre
Outside city centre
Pan
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pan
Pre
Outside city centre
Pan
Pre

Mortgage rates

Panama City
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Panama City
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pan
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Pan
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pan
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pan
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Panama City
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pan
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Panama City
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pan
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Pan
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Pan
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pan
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Pan
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Pan
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Panama City
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Panama City are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pan
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Pan
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pan
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Pan
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Panama City
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pan
Pre

Summer dress

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

Pan
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Panama City
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pan $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pan $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth