Cost of Living in Zambia

Cost of living in Zambia is 60.38% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Zambia is, on average, 83.30% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 29.23 R 21.92-58.46
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 292.29 R 219.22-657.66
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 29.23 R 25.58-43.84
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.86 R 7.31-14.61
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.44 R 13.00-25.58
Cappuccino (regular) 24.12 R 14.61-36.54
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.55 R 3.65-14.61
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.52 R 2.19-7.31
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 45.77 R 29.02-66.39
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.72 R 5.30-12.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.56 R 5.63-16.57
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.49 R 8.77-31.57
Local Cheese (1 lb) 73.95 R 43.09-116.01
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 19.23 R 10.94-26.52
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 21.49 R 13.91-29.83
Apples (1 lb) 15.65 R 5.97-24.95
Banana (1 lb) 6.01 R 2.65-13.91
Oranges (1 lb) 11.51 R 5.63-36.29
Tomato (1 lb) 3.87 R 1.66-7.26
Potato (1 lb) 4.58 R 2.65-11.60
Onion (1 lb) 6.44 R 3.31-12.93
Lettuce (1 head) 13.79 R 4.38-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.92 R 5.12-18.27
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 R 35.00-124.22
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.74 R 7.31-10.96
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.58 R 8.04-21.92
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.61 R 29.23-51.15
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.96 R 5.85-15.33
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 365.37 R 109.61-438.44
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 29.23 R 14.61-43.84
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.58 R 11.76-30.58
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 47.50 R 25.58-73.07
Gasoline (1 gallon) 47.73 R 41.74-49.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 173,073.30 R 146,146.59-200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 118,843.98 R 87,687.96-150,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,313.20 R 1,096.10-2,179.49
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.12 R 0.37-1.53
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 633.30 R 365.37-803.81
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 332.48 R 219.22-577.28
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 159.61 R 109.61-150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 47.50 R 36.54-71.61
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,224.07 R 1,096.10-4,871.55
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 217,572.50 R 122,665.60-292,293.19
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 180.25 R 131.53-255.76
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 227.14 R 109.61-511.51
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 556.47 R 255.76-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 814.53 R 365.37-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,121.06 R 1,315.32-4,019.03
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,826.83 R 1,096.10-4,019.03
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,933.20 R 4,384.40-15,333.20
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,290.41 R 3,288.30-10,733.24
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 23,760.36 R
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 40,449.50 R 23,760.36-57,138.64
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,889.98 R
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 22.80 15.00-43.00

Prices in Zambia

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Last update: November 2020
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