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Tel Aviv vs Johannesburg
Tlv vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Tel Aviv

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Tlv
Outside city centre
Jnb
Tlv

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Tlv
Outside city centre
Jnb
Tlv

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Tlv
Outside city centre
Jnb
Tlv

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Tel Aviv
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Tel Aviv

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Tlv

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Tlv

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Tlv

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Tlv

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Tel Aviv

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Tlv
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Tel Aviv

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Tlv
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Tlv
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Tlv

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Tlv
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Tlv
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Tlv

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Tel Aviv
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Tel Aviv

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Tlv
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Tlv

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Tlv
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Tlv

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Tel Aviv

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Tlv

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Tlv

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Tel Aviv
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Tlv $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Tlv $4,070.74/mth