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Cost of Living in Lesotho

Cost of living in Lesotho is 46.29% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Lesotho is 73.49% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
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Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 75.00 R 70.00-80.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 415.37 R 400.00-430.74
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 45.08 R 40.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 11.50 R 8.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 19.50 R 14.00-25.00
Cappuccino (regular) 18.34 R 15.00-25.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.01 R 8.00-20.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.01 R 5.00-16.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 49.21 R 41.64-60.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.98 R 8.16-11.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.53 R 5.44-13.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 18.10 R 14.00-34.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 54.43 R
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 24.04 R 22.68-25.40
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 49.90 R 45.36-54.43
Apples (1 lb) 10.89 R 9.07-11.79
Banana (1 lb) 8.16 R 8.16-8.16
Oranges (1 lb) 9.83 R 9.07-11.34
Tomato (1 lb) 11.04 R 6.80-13.61
Potato (1 lb) 9.37 R 7.71-11.34
Onion (1 lb) 7.26 R 6.80-8.16
Lettuce (1 head) 17.50 R 15.00-20.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.00 R 7.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 R 50.00-70.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 18.00 R 14.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 R 14.00-30.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 39.00 R 26.00-40.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.25 R 6.50-8.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 370.00 R
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.50 R 6.50-6.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 10.46 R 10.46-10.46
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 R 20.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 46.97 R 42.40-55.46
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 R
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 60,000.00 R
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 300.00 R 200.00-400.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.63 R 2.00-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 650.00 R 350.00-1,500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 516.67 R 300.00-650.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 350.00 R
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 65.00 R 50.00-80.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,166.67 R 1,000.00-6,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,000.00 R 12,000.00-30,051.38
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 530.00 R 370.00-600.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 331.25 R 175.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 933.33 R 700.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,566.67 R 1,000.00-2,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,725.00 R 1,900.00-8,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,000.00 R 500.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,500.00 R 2,500.00-54,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,900.00 R 1,500.00-9,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,000.00 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 178 entries in the past 18 months from 18 different contributors.
Last update: December 2018
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