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Wellington vs Johannesburg
Wlg vs Jnb

Average net salary (After tax)

Johannesburg
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Wlg
Outside city centre
Jnb
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Jnb
Wlg
Outside city centre
Jnb
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Jnb
Wlg
Outside city centre
Jnb
Wlg

Mortgage rates

Johannesburg
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Johannesburg
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Jnb
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Jnb
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Jnb
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Jnb
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Johannesburg
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Jnb
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Johannesburg
Wellington

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Jnb
Wlg
Lettuce 1 head
Jnb
Wlg
Tomatoes 1kg
Jnb
Wlg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Jnb
Wlg
Oranges 1 head
Jnb
Wlg
Bananas 1kg
Jnb
Wlg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Johannesburg
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Johannesburg are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Jnb
Wlg
Market 0.5L bottle
Jnb
Wlg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Wlg
Market 0.33L bottle
Jnb
Wlg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Johannesburg
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Jnb
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Jnb
Wlg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Johannesburg
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Jnb $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth