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Cost of Living in Lesotho

Cost of living in Lesotho is 38.78% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Lesotho is 86.16% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
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Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 175.00 R 120.00-175.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 R 220.00-300.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R 50.00-55.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 R 20.00-30.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 42.50 R 40.00-45.00
Cappuccino (regular) 28.37 R 25.00-30.12
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 14.00 R 13.00-15.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.50 R 6.50-12.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 63.09 R 56.78-75.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.07 R 8.16-9.98
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.58 R 4.54-13.61
Eggs (12) 18.50 R 17.00-20.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 40.82 R 18.14-54.43
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 22.68 R 22.68-22.68
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 54.43 R
Apples (1 lb) 10.43 R 9.07-11.79
Banana (1 lb) 7.48 R 6.80-8.16
Oranges (1 lb) 10.21 R 9.07-11.34
Tomato (1 lb) 11.34 R 9.07-13.61
Potato (1 lb) 7.94 R 4.54-11.34
Onion (1 lb) 8.16 R
Lettuce (1 head) 17.50 R 15.00-20.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.00 R 10.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 R 26.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.00 R 13.00-15.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.50 R 15.00-16.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 36.00 R 32.00-40.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.50 R 6.00-6.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 345.00 R 300.00-390.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 R 6.00-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 R
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 R
Gasoline (1 gallon) 45.73 R 37.66-53.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,000.00 R
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,286.67 R 500.00-2,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.92 R 3.75-4.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,750.00 R 3,750.00-3,750.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 383.33 R 300.00-450.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 R
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 25.00 R 25.00-25.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 700.00 R 550.00-850.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 700.00 R 400.00-850.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,030.00 R 860.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 750.00 R 750.00-750.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,293.33 R 380.00-5,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 250.00 R
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,750.00 R 1,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,500.00 R 2,000.00-5,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 13,389.01 R
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 11.00 10.00-11.50

Prices in Lesotho

These data are based on 150 entries in the past 18 months from 23 different contributors.
Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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