Cost of Living in Windhoek

Summary of cost of living in Windhoek, Namibia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 N$ 120.00-209.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 750.00 N$ 650.00-1,266.04
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 N$ 65.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 N$ 25.00-40.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 N$ 18.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 34.12 N$ 16.00-45.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 14.86 N$ 9.99-25.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 13.75 N$ 10.00-25.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 98.94 N$ 68.14-151.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.12 N$ 8.50-13.61
Rice (white), (1 lb) 13.04 N$ 7.26-17.24
Eggs (regular) (12) 59.13 N$ 30.00-90.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 48.08 N$ 22.68-90.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 39.31 N$ 15.88-47.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 49.28 N$ 40.82-68.04
Apples (1 lb) 14.86 N$ 9.07-17.69
Banana (1 lb) 14.51 N$ 11.34-22.68
Oranges (1 lb) 12.38 N$ 6.80-22.68
Tomato (1 lb) 11.24 N$ 6.80-14.51
Potato (1 lb) 15.45 N$ 3.18-38.56
Onion (1 lb) 12.53 N$ 5.90-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 26.63 N$ 16.00-50.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.71 N$ 15.00-25.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 N$ 60.00-150.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 19.23 N$ 15.00-23.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 26.33 N$ 15.00-35.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 44.50 N$ 40.00-58.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 13.00 N$ 12.00-17.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 N$ 400.00-600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.00 N$ 13.00-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.92 N$ 20.92-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) ?
Gasoline (1 gallon) 81.84 N$ 74.76-88.58
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 205,500.00 N$ 150,000.00-300,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 225,000.00 N$ 190,000.00-300,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,363.58 N$ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 273.00 N$ 249.00-390.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,056.12 N$ 500.00-1,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 669.80 N$ 250.00-1,180.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 123.33 N$ 20.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 N$ 55.00-70.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,731.43 N$ 1,500.00-3,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 70,595.00 N$ 60,000.00-80,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 650.00 N$ 600.00-800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 403.80 N$ 100.00-1,010.32
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,166.67 N$ 1,000.00-1,400.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 904.13 N$ 400.00-1,616.52
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,480.00 N$ 4,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,550.76 N$ 3,100.00-6,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,071.43 N$ 13,000.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,714.29 N$ 10,000.00-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,307.29 N$ 1,221.05-1,393.53
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,331.60 N$ 929.02-1,858.05
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 13,083.33 N$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.94 7.80-15.00

Prices in Windhoek

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Last update: April 2024
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1 Comments so far
Gabi on Aug 23, 2022:
Very useful site. Enables to prepare for the trip with the correct sum of money. Thank you very much.