Cost of Living in Papua New Guinea

Summary of cost of living in Papua New Guinea:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 32.50 K 17.00-69.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 160.00 K 120.00-230.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 K 25.00-45.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 K 6.00-30.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 19.00 K 12.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 10.19 K 5.00-15.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.42 K 3.00-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.67 K 3.00-8.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 27.22 K 22.71-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.16 K 3.81-6.35
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.50 K 2.15-3.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.65 K 9.60-20.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.75 K 6.80-29.48
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.79 K 8.16-19.05
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.71 K 9.07-22.68
Apples (1 lb) 5.90 K 3.18-8.16
Banana (1 lb) 4.52 K 2.27-9.07
Oranges (1 lb) 5.61 K 1.36-21.77
Tomato (1 lb) 4.64 K 1.81-11.34
Potato (1 lb) 6.07 K 2.27-9.07
Onion (1 lb) 4.63 K 1.81-6.35
Lettuce (1 head) 12.06 K 4.00-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.11 K 2.00-6.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 42.50 K 22.50-75.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.25 K 5.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.00 K 7.00-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 K 23.00-35.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 K 1.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 134.39 K 134.00-134.78
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 K 10.00-40.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 K 9.66-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 K 50.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 16.82 K 13.25-18.93
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 160,000.00 K 120,000.00-200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 125,000.00 K 50,000.00-150,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 346.30 K 200.00-600.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 235.00 K 60.00-235.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,020.00 K 100.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 218.33 K 70.00-350.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 66.25 K 40.00-65.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 32.50 K 20.00-40.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,428.89 K 333.33-2,500.00
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) 153.33 K 70.00-210.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 133.17 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 285.00 K 120.00-350.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 15,243.49 K 9,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,664.68 K 800.00-7,052.73
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 11,437.50 K 4,500.00-23,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,812.50 K 1,500.00-6,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,584.91 K 999.99-5,109.62
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) 1,413.89 K
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.12 10.00-20.00

Prices in Papua New Guinea

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Last update: July 2024
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