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Cost of Living in Papua New Guinea

Cost of living in Papua New Guinea is 19.21% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Papua New Guinea is 71.05% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 K 20.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 160.00 K 113.89-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 29.64 K 25.00-30.80
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 11.00 K 10.00-13.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 K 12.00-16.00
Cappuccino (regular) 9.19 K 6.00-12.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.69 K 3.00-5.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.56 K 2.00-5.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 23.38 K 18.93-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.11 K 4.08-7.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.91 K 1.81-5.17
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.33 K 10.50-14.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 17.08 K 9.07-29.52
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 12.29 K 9.98-14.51
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 14.43 K 11.34-20.41
Apples (1 lb) 8.78 K 5.44-11.81
Banana (1 lb) 3.11 K 1.81-5.44
Oranges (1 lb) 8.49 K 3.63-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 6.83 K 2.95-13.15
Potato (1 lb) 4.56 K 2.72-6.80
Onion (1 lb) 4.86 K 3.15-11.79
Lettuce (1 head) 7.25 K 2.00-12.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.40 K 5.00-9.76
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 45.00 K 35.00-70.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.95 K 5.00-10.84
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 11.73 K 7.00-15.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 21.50 K 20.00-24.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 K 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 K 48.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 K 5.00-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.00 K 8.05-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 K 50.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.28 K 9.46-15.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 K 120,000.00-130,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 102,833.33 K 65,000.00-137,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 537.50 K 400.00-650.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.70 K 0.35-2.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,050.00 K 600.00-3,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 204.72 K 58.33-300.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 57.25 K 24.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 K 25.00-45.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 468.75 K 250.00-650.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,000.00 K 15,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 125.00 K 50.00-250.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 103.80 K 55.00-220.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 201.25 K 150.00-300.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 321.43 K 200.00-400.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,750.00 K 2,500.00-7,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,320.00 K 1,500.00-5,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,500.00 K 6,500.00-28,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 6,000.00 K 4,000.00-12,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,414.84 K 4,180.60-4,645.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,704.20 K 1,858.05-3,251.58
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,787.50 K
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.70 8.00-19.00

Prices in Papua New Guinea

These data are based on 511 entries in the past 18 months from 28 different contributors.
Last update: June 2018
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