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Toronto vs Pretoria
Tor vs Pre

Average net salary (After tax)

Pretoria
Toronto

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Tor
Outside city centre
Pre
Tor

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Tor
Outside city centre
Pre
Tor

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pre
Tor
Outside city centre
Pre
Tor

Mortgage rates

Pretoria
4.5%
Toronto
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Pretoria
Toronto

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pre
Tor

Mobile phone data

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

Pre
Tor

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pre
Tor

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pre
Tor

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Pretoria
Toronto

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pre
Tor
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Pretoria
Toronto

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pre
Tor
Lettuce 1 head
Pre
Tor
Tomatoes 1kg
Pre
Tor

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pre
Tor
Oranges 1 head
Pre
Tor
Bananas 1kg
Pre
Tor

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Pretoria
4.5%
Toronto
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Pretoria are 17.14% higher than in Toronto

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pre
Tor
Market 0.5L bottle
Pre
Tor

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pre
Tor
Market 0.33L bottle
Pre
Tor

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Pretoria
5
Toronto

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pre
Tor

Summer dress

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

Pre
Tor

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Pretoria
$15.33
Toronto
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth