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Vancouver vs Johannesburg
Van vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Vancouver

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Van
Outside city centre
Jnb
Van

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Van
Outside city centre
Jnb
Van

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Van
Outside city centre
Jnb
Van

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Vancouver

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Van

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Van

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Van

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Van

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Vancouver

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Van
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Vancouver

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Van
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Van
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Van

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Van
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Van
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Van

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Vancouver

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Van
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Van

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Van
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Van

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Vancouver

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Van

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Van

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Vancouver
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth