Cost of Living in Papua New Guinea

Cost of living in Papua New Guinea is 9.77% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Papua New Guinea is, on average, 16.18% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 K 15.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 K 120.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 K 20.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 K 6.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 K 10.00-20.00
Cappuccino (regular) 10.33 K 3.00-12.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.07 K 3.00-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 K 3.00-4.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.17 K 18.93-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.87 K 3.63-9.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.02 K 1.36-2.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.34 K 4.80-13.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.24 K 5.44-29.48
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.96 K 6.80-14.51
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 14.69 K 10.89-25.00
Apples (1 lb) 5.11 K 2.27-7.26
Banana (1 lb) 3.44 K 2.27-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 4.76 K 1.36-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 4.46 K 1.81-9.05
Potato (1 lb) 3.52 K 1.81-5.44
Onion (1 lb) 4.47 K 2.27-5.90
Lettuce (1 head) 9.70 K 4.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.92 K 5.00-12.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 37.50 K 16.00-60.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.84 K 5.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.17 K 10.00-16.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 23.50 K 20.00-27.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 K 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 K 48.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 K 5.00-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 K 24.14-40.23
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 K 50.00-80.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 14.35 K 11.36-16.28
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 K 120,000.00-130,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,502.00 K 50,000.00-90,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 412.96 K 300.00-500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.00 K 1.00-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,066.67 K 1,200.00-3,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 250.00 K 50.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 113.75 K 55.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 K 30.00-50.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 650.83 K 220.83-1,323.33
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,783.33 K 6,000.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 123.33 K 50.00-250.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 93.83 K 50.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 231.25 K 150.00-350.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 375.00 K 250.00-600.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,750.00 K 1,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,720.00 K 800.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,250.00 K 5,000.00-24,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,900.00 K 2,500.00-7,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,490.28 K 4,180.60-4,645.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,941.91 K 1,858.05-3,716.09
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,550.00 K
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.60 8.00-19.00

Prices in Papua New Guinea

This country had 301 entries in the past 12 months by 22 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
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