Cost of Living in Zambia

Summary of cost of living in Zambia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.76 $ 2.11-9.10
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 28.34 $ 18.37-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.50 $ 3.17-4.14
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.00 $ 0.69-2.59
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 $ 1.27-3.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.17 $ 0.93-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.80 $ 0.45-1.94
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.36 $ 0.26-1.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.84 $ 3.13-6.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.59-2.15
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.04 $ 0.52-2.67
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.83 $ 1.09-3.54
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.81 $ 1.65-7.26
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.76 $ 1.04-2.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.51 $ 1.63-3.20
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.54-1.39
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.35-1.56
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 $ 0.41-1.67
Tomato (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.14-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.77 $ 0.19-1.39
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 $ 0.26-1.11
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 $ 0.61-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.67 $ 0.32-1.22
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.73 $ 4.12-9.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.85 $ 0.59-1.52
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.19 $ 0.75-2.59
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.27 $ 1.77-3.67
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.45 $ 0.91-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 38.52 $ 30.62-46.66
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.87 $ 2.27-3.06
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.68 $ 0.80-2.71
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9.20 $ 9.19-10.97
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.02 $ 4.46-5.89
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 8,004.53 $ 6,822.49-9,186.57
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,559.57 $ 6,124.38-32,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 109.19 $ 61.24-200.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 87.12 $ 22.73-100.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 131.48 $ 27.78-200.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.32 $ 10.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.27 $ 9.33-13.21
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.12 $ 2.27-5.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 111.30 $ 44.28-306.22
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,884.51 $ 1,909.71-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 25.32 $ 13.64-55.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 24.15 $ 11.37-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.25 $ 45.48-110.63
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.53 $ 65.10-100.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 262.56 $ 191.66-373.37
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 159.59 $ 90.94-248.91
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 795.30 $ 459.51-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 513.54 $ 227.42-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 185.80 $ 185.80-999.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 942.79 $ 185.80-2,312.35
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 287.66 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 21.25 6.50-30.00

Prices in Zambia

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Last update: February 2024
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