Cost of Living in Zambia

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.84 $ 1.46-6.89
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.94 $ 13.78-61.33
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.05 $ 2.75-3.97
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 0.92 $ 0.62-1.33
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.51
Cappuccino (regular) 1.94 $ 1.19-2.68
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.60 $ 0.38-1.03
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.35 $ 0.22-0.54
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.66 $ 2.72-4.69
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.40-0.84
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.42-1.23
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.01 $ 0.80-1.84
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.88 $ 3.45-11.38
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.56 $ 0.81-2.27
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.76 $ 0.91-3.01
Apples (1 lb) 1.20 $ 0.40-1.93
Banana (1 lb) 0.39 $ 0.20-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.40-1.21
Tomato (1 lb) 0.31 $ 0.17-0.49
Potato (1 lb) 0.37 $ 0.25-0.86
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.21-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.04 $ 0.60-1.71
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.74 $ 0.39-1.20
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.47 $ 4.44-12.19
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.83 $ 0.67-1.14
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 $ 0.86-1.44
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.76 $ 2.16-3.69
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.72 $ 0.46-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 34.23 $ 33.53-46.66
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.71 $ 1.36-2.99
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.22 $ 1.13-2.45
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.47 $ 2.62-7.63
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.16 $ 3.05-4.61
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 11,803.13 $ 8,383.44-15,222.82
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,133.69 $
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 94.99 $ 67.07-122.58
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $ 0.04-0.11
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.65 $ 27.27-78.88
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.30 $ 21.43-38.14
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.28 $ 2.30-16.77
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.81 $ 2.88-5.71
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 122.22 $ 67.07-267.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,451.94 $ 8,000.00-22,355.83
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 15.69 $ 9.19-20.77
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 13.71 $ 6.89-21.59
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 43.94 $ 19.03-110.63
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 64.41 $ 19.73-138.48
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 188.04 $ 137.66-400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 141.22 $ 82.60-296.80
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 611.13 $ 385.46-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 360.94 $ 247.79-714.35
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,054.39 $ 2,480.49-3,628.30
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,894.84 $ 2,480.49-3,642.88
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 523.84 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 21.50 15.00-34.00

Prices in Zambia

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Last update: September 2021
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