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Cost of Living in Zambia

Cost of living in Zambia is 49.52% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Zambia is 68.45% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 ZMW 25.00-70.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 300.00 ZMW 200.00-459.48
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 ZMW 35.00-65.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 ZMW 10.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 ZMW 15.00-22.00
Cappuccino (regular) 22.88 ZMW 20.00-30.80
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 7.60 ZMW 6.00-10.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.91 ZMW 3.00-6.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 43.74 ZMW 34.07-60.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.09 ZMW 5.44-9.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.82 ZMW 7.26-8.16
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.84 ZMW 12.00-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 34.02 ZMW 13.61-64.86
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 24.05 ZMW 20.41-27.22
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 30.01 ZMW 20.41-39.46
Apples (1 lb) 9.43 ZMW 7.26-13.61
Banana (1 lb) 3.48 ZMW 2.27-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 12.85 ZMW 5.44-31.30
Tomato (1 lb) 3.55 ZMW 2.72-5.90
Potato (1 lb) 3.05 ZMW 2.27-7.71
Onion (1 lb) 4.31 ZMW 3.63-5.44
Lettuce (1 head) 10.33 ZMW 7.00-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 10.83 ZMW 7.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ZMW 60.00-80.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.00 ZMW 7.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.08 ZMW 8.33-15.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ZMW 20.00-21.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.50 ZMW 5.00-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 302.17 ZMW 300.00-304.35
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 32.50 ZMW 20.00-50.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 ZMW 16.09-27.36
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ZMW 50.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 51.43 ZMW 46.83-60.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 ZMW 160,000.00-300,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 160,000.00 ZMW 95,000.00-556,300.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 724.58 ZMW 300.00-1,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.60 ZMW 1.00-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,047.50 ZMW 990.00-1,200.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 463.33 ZMW 300.00-750.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 87.50 ZMW 50.00-150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 ZMW 30.00-80.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,166.50 ZMW 1,300.00-2,700.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 69,866.67 ZMW 17,700.00-120,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 292.50 ZMW 250.00-400.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 300.00 ZMW 202.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 663.00 ZMW 500.00-950.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 728.17 ZMW 650.00-800.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,106.42 ZMW 2,000.00-9,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,500.00 ZMW 1,000.00-4,910.81
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,871.28 ZMW 3,000.00-18,415.52
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,475.40 ZMW 2,500.00-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 62,709.03 ZMW 55,741.36-69,676.70
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 48,773.69 ZMW 46,451.13-51,096.25
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,627.78 ZMW
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 22.83 15.00-42.00

Prices in Zambia

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Last update: March 2019
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