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Cost of Living in Zambia

Cost of Living in Zambia

Cost of Living in Zambia

Restaurants
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.41 $ 5.006.89
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 21.59 $ 10.0033.82
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.45 $
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1.03 $ 1.001.33
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.38 $ 1.333.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.68 $ 1.332.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.65 $ 0.401.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.48 $ 0.211.00

Markets
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.06 $ 0.781.24
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.91 $ 0.452.36
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.62 $ 1.002.30
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.40 $ 1.061.84
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.56 $ 5.7515.37
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 4.06 $ 2.096.15
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.98 $ 2.0011.37
Apples (1kg) 2.20 $ 0.893.69
Banana (1kg) 0.95 $ 0.622.00
Oranges (1kg) 2.08 $ 0.895.00
Tomato (1kg) 0.81 $ 0.480.92
Potato (1kg) 1.11 $ 0.431.33
Onion (1kg) 1.13 $ 0.571.77
Lettuce (1 head) 0.92 $ 0.601.54
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.84 $ 0.441.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.44 $ 2.0014.36
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.80 $ 0.650.89
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 0.82 $ 0.750.89
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.66 $ 0.893.69

Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 $ 0.661.66
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.67 $ 24.6746.66
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.74 $
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) ?
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.97 $
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.24 $ 0.971.48
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,579.78 $
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,209.00 $
 

Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 150.27 $ 100.54200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $ 0.050.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.88 $

Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.34 $
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ?
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.00 $

Childcare
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 95.89 $ 44.28147.50
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,600.00 $ 7,800.0016,000.00

Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) ?
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) ?
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 99.60 $ 88.56110.63
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.18 $ 110.70153.66

Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 383.33 $ 350.00400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 233.33 $ 150.00300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,250.00 $ 800.002,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 816.67 $ 700.001,000.00

Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,763.91 $
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 39,211.94 $

Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 630.61 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 21.00 15.0028.00

Prices in Zambia

This country had 146 entries in the past 12 months by 22 different contributors.
Last update: April 2022
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