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Cost of Living in Papua New Guinea

Cost of living in Papua New Guinea is 19.13% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Papua New Guinea is 19.86% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 K 20.00-60.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 K 100.00-240.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 29.00 K 20.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 K 7.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 K 10.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 9.00 K 6.00-12.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.25 K 2.00-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 K 2.00-4.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.61 K 18.17-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.13 K 3.63-7.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 K 1.41-3.18
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.41 K 10.00-12.95
Local Cheese (1 lb) 12.00 K 9.07-14.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.06 K 9.07-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 14.61 K 8.60-25.00
Apples (1 lb) 6.69 K 4.08-15.88
Banana (1 lb) 3.26 K 1.81-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 6.62 K 4.08-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 5.26 K 2.27-15.00
Potato (1 lb) 3.68 K 2.27-6.80
Onion (1 lb) 6.05 K 3.18-11.79
Lettuce (1 head) 7.66 K 2.00-12.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.73 K 5.00-10.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 47.50 K 45.00-79.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.74 K 6.00-9.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.25 K 10.00-15.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 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 5.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 K 20.00-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 K 50.00-75.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 13.06 K 11.36-15.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 K 120,000.00-125,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 78,336.00 K 45,000.00-135,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 512.50 K 400.00-650.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.00 K 0.35-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,700.00 K 900.00-3,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 225.00 K 50.00-300.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 68.33 K 20.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 K 30.00-45.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 461.67 K 250.00-666.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,000.00 K 10,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 118.00 K 50.00-250.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 99.00 K 55.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 215.71 K 150.00-300.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 328.57 K 200.00-600.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,000.00 K 2,500.00-7,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,816.67 K 1,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 11,750.00 K 5,000.00-24,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,000.00 K 4,000.00-7,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,299.70 K 1,393.53-4,645.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,430.51 K 464.51-3,251.58
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,891.67 K
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.30 8.50-16.70

Prices in Papua New Guinea

These data are based on 420 entries in the past 18 months from 28 different contributors.
Last update: June 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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