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Tokyo vs Pretoria
Tyo vs Pre

Average net salary (After tax)

Pretoria
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Tyo
Outside city centre
Pre
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Tyo
Outside city centre
Pre
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pre
Tyo
Outside city centre
Pre
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Pretoria
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Pretoria
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pre
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Pre
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pre
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pre
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Pretoria
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pre
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Pretoria
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pre
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Pre
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Pre
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pre
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Pre
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Pre
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Pretoria
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Pretoria are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pre
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Pre
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pre
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Pre
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Pretoria
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pre
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Pre
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Pretoria
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth