Cost of Living in Port Moresby

Summary about cost of living in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 32.86 K 25.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 160.00 K 100.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 K 20.00-45.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 K 8.00-15.36
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.00 K 11.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 10.18 K 3.00-15.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.56 K 3.00-7.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.14 K 3.00-6.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.63 K 18.93-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.87 K 4.08-6.35
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.43 K 1.81-2.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.46 K 4.80-15.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.07 K 6.80-12.25
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.00 K 6.80-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.57 K 10.89-14.51
Apples (1 lb) 5.22 K 2.27-8.16
Banana (1 lb) 4.01 K 2.27-7.71
Oranges (1 lb) 6.96 K 2.27-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 4.54 K 1.81-7.26
Potato (1 lb) 4.08 K 1.81-5.90
Onion (1 lb) 4.08 K 1.36-6.35
Lettuce (1 head) 11.20 K 5.00-23.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.90 K 3.00-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 32.00 K 20.00-80.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.43 K 5.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.17 K 8.00-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 K 23.00-30.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 K 1.00-5.00
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 20.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 16.09 K 8.37-18.93
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) 93,336.00 K 50,000.00-80,008.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 376.30 K 188.89-600.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.67 K 1.00-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,333.33 K 500.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 212.50 K 60.00-900.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 80.00 K 40.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 32.50 K 20.00-35.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,104.17 K 1,250.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,750.00 K 10,000.00-36,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 187.50 K 70.00-300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 172.50 K 89.00-250.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 237.50 K 200.00-350.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 397.50 K 250.00-600.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,600.00 K 2,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,825.00 K 500.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,000.00 K 5,000.00-27,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,375.00 K 2,000.00-10,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,019.32 K 1,393.53-4,645.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,038.65 K 464.51-13,935.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,050.00 K
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.17 10.00-20.00

Prices in Port Moresby

This city had 266 entries in the past 12 months by 17 different contributors.
Last update: September 2022
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2 Comments so far
Jovita M. Corpuz on Nov 02, 2020:
The costs/prices are easier to understand if they are in US $. Thanks!
joe mamma on Dec 10, 2019:
when i went there they took my dog and ate it in front of me