Cost of Living in Zambia

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.00 $ 1.80-6.89
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15.83 $ 10.00-33.82
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.31 $ 3.17-3.45
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.00 $ 0.88-1.33
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 $ 1.38-3.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.63 $ 1.00-2.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.78 $ 0.55-1.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.66 $ 0.22-1.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.97 $ 2.94-4.69
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.87 $ 0.41-2.15
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.85 $ 0.45-1.52
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.68 $ 1.06-2.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.79 $ 2.61-6.97
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.75 $ 0.95-3.20
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.42 $ 1.36-3.20
Apples (1 lb) 1.12 $ 0.40-1.41
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 $ 0.35-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.87 $ 0.40-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 0.40 $ 0.22-0.53
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 $ 0.20-1.33
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.42-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.07 $ 0.66-1.54
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.04 $ 0.44-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.12 $ 2.00-14.36
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.91 $ 0.65-1.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.29 $ 0.75-1.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.33 $ 1.77-3.69
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.66 $ 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 $ 24.67-46.66
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.87 $ 2.74-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.90 $ 0.80-1.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.48 $ 6.00-10.97
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 $ 3.67-5.65
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,289.89 $ 6,579.78-8,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,604.50 $ 5,209.00-8,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.85 $ 100.54-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $ 0.05-0.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.88 $
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 19.11 $ 10.00-37.34
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ?
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.00 $ 2.00-2.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 83.93 $ 44.28-147.50
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,600.00 $ 7,800.00-16,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 10.00 $
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 10.00 $
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 99.73 $ 88.56-110.63
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.45 $ 100.00-153.66
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 311.39 $ 200.00-400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 256.67 $ 220.00-300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 850.00 $ 450.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 510.00 $ 250.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 999.99 $
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,642.88 $
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 630.61 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 19.50 9.00-28.00

Prices in Zambia

This country had 227 entries in the past 12 months by 28 different contributors.
Last update: June 2022
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