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Pretoria vs Seoul
Pre vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Pre
Outside city centre
Sel
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Pre
Outside city centre
Sel
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Pre
Outside city centre
Sel
Pre

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seoul
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Sel
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Pre

Summer dress

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

Sel
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth