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Sydney vs Johannesburg
Syd vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Syd
Outside city centre
Jnb
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Syd
Outside city centre
Jnb
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Syd
Outside city centre
Jnb
Syd

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Sydney

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Syd
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Syd
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Syd

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Syd
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Syd
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Syd

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Sydney

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Syd
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Syd

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Syd
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Syd

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Syd

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Syd

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth