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Singapore vs Johannesburg
Sin vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Singapore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Sin
Outside city centre
Jnb
Sin

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Sin
Outside city centre
Jnb
Sin

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Sin
Outside city centre
Jnb
Sin

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Singapore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Sin

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Sin

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Sin

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Sin

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Singapore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Sin
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Singapore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Sin
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Sin
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Sin

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Sin
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Sin
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Sin

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Singapore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Sin
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Sin

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Sin
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Sin

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Singapore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Sin

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Sin

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Singapore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth