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Cost of Living in Papua New Guinea

Cost of living in Papua New Guinea is 23.64% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Papua New Guinea is 40.06% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
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Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.77 $ 5.91-17.73
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 59.10 $ 29.55-70.92
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.27 $ 5.91-9.10
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.25 $ 2.07-3.55
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.43 $ 2.95-4.73
Cappuccino (regular) 2.84 $ 1.77-3.55
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.03 $ 0.59-1.48
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.89 $ 0.59-1.48
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.08 $ 5.37-11.19
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 $ 1.07-2.14
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.44-1.21
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.52 $ 2.95-4.14
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.55 $ 2.68-4.14
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.54 $ 2.68-4.02
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.58 $ 2.54-7.39
Apples (1 lb) 2.11 $ 1.21-4.69
Banana (1 lb) 0.94 $ 0.54-1.34
Oranges (1 lb) 2.49 $ 1.21-4.02
Tomato (1 lb) 2.01 $ 0.67-4.43
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 $ 0.67-2.28
Onion (1 lb) 1.79 $ 0.94-3.48
Lettuce (1 head) 2.01 $ 0.59-3.55
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 $ 1.48-2.19
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.04 $ 13.30-23.34
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $ 1.77-2.66
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.78 $ 2.95-4.43
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.50 $ 5.91-7.09
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 $ 0.30-0.59
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 14.48 $ 14.18-14.77
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.95 $ 1.48-5.91
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.13 $ 5.91-9.51
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.25 $ 14.77-22.16
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.86 $ 3.36-4.47
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,459.92 $ 35,459.92-36,937.42
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,334.28 $ 19,207.46-39,892.41
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 151.44 $ 118.20-192.07
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 $ 0.10-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 502.35 $ 265.95-886.50
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.49 $ 14.77-88.65
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.19 $ 5.91-59.10
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.08 $ 8.86-13.30
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 145.70 $ 73.87-197.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,205.49 $ 2,954.99-10,342.48
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 34.87 $ 14.77-73.87
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.85 $ 16.25-65.01
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 66.86 $ 44.32-88.65
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 99.73 $ 88.65-118.20
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,354.37 $ 738.75-1,773.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 910.14 $ 443.25-1,625.25
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,210.87 $ 1,477.50-8,273.98
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,822.25 $ 1,182.00-3,545.99
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,270.56 $ 411.79-1,372.63
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 718.21 $ 137.26-960.84
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 558.99 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.30 2.51-4.93

Prices in Papua New Guinea

These data are based on 436 entries in the past 18 months from 26 different contributors.
Last update: February 2019
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