Cost of Living in Papua New Guinea

Summary of cost of living in Papua New Guinea:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 K 15.00-69.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 160.00 K 120.00-250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 32.50 K 25.00-45.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 11.00 K 6.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.00 K 10.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 9.95 K 3.00-15.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.59 K 3.00-7.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.45 K 3.00-6.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 26.92 K 22.71-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.86 K 3.63-7.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.47 K 1.81-2.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.05 K 9.60-15.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.92 K 6.80-29.48
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.29 K 6.80-18.14
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.53 K 9.07-16.33
Apples (1 lb) 5.68 K 3.18-8.16
Banana (1 lb) 4.26 K 2.27-7.71
Oranges (1 lb) 5.35 K 1.36-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 5.55 K 1.81-11.34
Potato (1 lb) 5.44 K 2.27-9.07
Onion (1 lb) 4.75 K 1.81-6.35
Lettuce (1 head) 11.64 K 5.00-23.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.12 K 2.00-6.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 42.50 K 22.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.70 K 5.00-10.61
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.88 K 7.00-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 K 21.60-30.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 K 2.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 134.78 K
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 K 10.00-40.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 K
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 K 50.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 16.95 K 13.25-18.93
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,000.00 K 100,000.00-200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 100,000.00 K 50,000.00-150,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 399.56 K 280.00-850.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 235.00 K 235.00-235.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,025.00 K 100.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 192.50 K 60.00-900.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 66.67 K 40.00-60.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 K 20.00-35.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,215.69 K 220.83-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,283.33 K 10,000.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 108.33 K 50.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 118.17 K 60.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 263.33 K 200.00-350.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 318.00 K 120.00-600.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,335.96 K 3,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,490.94 K 500.00-6,845.66
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,062.50 K 4,000.00-23,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,357.14 K 2,000.00-6,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,822.55 K 999.99-4,645.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 24,464.26 K 3,716.09-55,741.36
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,077.47 K
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.17 10.00-20.00

Prices in Papua New Guinea

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Last update: February 2024
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