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Pretoria vs Vancouver
Pre vs Van

Average net salary (After tax)

Vancouver
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Pre
Outside city centre
Van
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Pre
Outside city centre
Van
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Van
Pre
Outside city centre
Van
Pre

Mortgage rates

Vancouver
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Vancouver
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Van
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Van
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Van
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Van
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Vancouver
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Van
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Vancouver
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Van
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Van
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Van
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Van
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Van
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Van
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Vancouver
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Van
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Van
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Van
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Van
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Vancouver
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Van
Pre

Summer dress

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

Van
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Vancouver
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Van $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Van $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth