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Tokyo vs Johannesburg
Tyo vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Tyo
Outside city centre
Jnb
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Tyo
Outside city centre
Jnb
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Tyo
Outside city centre
Jnb
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth