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Cost of Living in Lesotho

Cost of living in Lesotho is 48.97% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Lesotho is 59.37% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
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Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 62.50 R 40.00-80.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 425.00 R 400.00-450.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 R 50.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 R 15.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 R 20.00-25.00
Cappuccino (regular) 21.67 R 15.00-40.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 15.25 R 8.00-22.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.50 R 5.00-16.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 50.47 R 41.64-75.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.62 R 6.35-10.89
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.24 R 5.67-9.98
Eggs (regular) (12) 24.60 R 17.00-34.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 58.97 R 27.22-90.72
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 34.17 R 13.61-63.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 48.38 R 31.75-68.04
Apples (1 lb) 11.34 R 9.07-11.79
Banana (1 lb) 9.75 R 8.16-11.34
Oranges (1 lb) 8.32 R 4.54-11.34
Tomato (1 lb) 9.75 R 6.80-15.88
Potato (1 lb) 8.39 R 6.80-10.89
Onion (1 lb) 6.05 R 4.54-6.80
Lettuce (1 head) 13.50 R 12.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.33 R 7.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 R 70.00-70.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 19.50 R 12.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 22.50 R 14.00-30.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 34.50 R 30.00-39.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 R 6.50-8.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 229.24 R 160.00-298.48
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 R 6.50-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 10.46 R 7.46-12.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.50 R 20.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 46.51 R 41.56-55.46
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 340,000.00 R 150,000.00-340,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 288,000.00 R 60,000.00-340,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 500.00 R 200.00-900.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.61 R 0.75-2.90
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 710.00 R 500.00-1,200.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 520.00 R 350.00-650.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 225.00 R 100.00-350.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 R 50.00-80.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,433.33 R 300.00-6,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,900.00 R 12,000.00-18,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 566.67 R 370.00-700.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 315.00 R 175.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 916.67 R 650.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,040.00 R 500.00-1,700.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,250.00 R 2,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,261.11 R 500.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,777.78 R 2,500.00-26,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,437.50 R 1,500.00-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 51,096.25 R 9,290.23-92,902.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,574.14 R
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,916.67 R
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.25 10.00-10.50

Prices in Lesotho

These data are based on 311 entries in the past 18 months from 21 different contributors.
Last update: October 2019
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