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Seattle vs Johannesburg
Sea vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Sea
Outside city centre
Jnb
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Sea
Outside city centre
Jnb
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Sea
Outside city centre
Jnb
Sea

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Sea

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth