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Seoul vs Johannesburg
Sel vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Seoul

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Sel
Outside city centre
Jnb
Sel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Sel
Outside city centre
Jnb
Sel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Sel
Outside city centre
Jnb
Sel

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Seoul

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Sel

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Sel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Sel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Sel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Seoul

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Sel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Seoul

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Sel
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Sel
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Sel

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Sel
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Sel
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Sel

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Seoul

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Sel
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Sel

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Sel
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Sel

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Seoul

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Sel

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Sel

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Seoul
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth