Cost of Living in Papua New Guinea

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 K 15.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 K 100.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 K 20.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 K 6.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.00 K 11.00-25.00
Cappuccino (regular) 10.06 K 3.00-15.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 K 3.00-7.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.44 K 3.00-7.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.45 K 18.93-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.14 K 3.63-9.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.12 K 1.36-2.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.66 K 4.80-14.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.72 K 6.80-29.48
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.24 K 6.80-9.53
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.93 K 10.89-15.88
Apples (1 lb) 4.73 K 2.27-7.26
Banana (1 lb) 3.70 K 2.72-6.80
Oranges (1 lb) 5.18 K 1.36-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 4.42 K 1.81-9.05
Potato (1 lb) 3.80 K 1.81-5.44
Onion (1 lb) 4.65 K 1.36-6.80
Lettuce (1 head) 9.87 K 4.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.92 K 5.00-12.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 45.00 K 16.00-80.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.87 K 6.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.14 K 10.00-16.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 24.00 K 20.00-27.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 K 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 K 50.00-134.78
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 K 5.00-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.00 K
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 K 50.00-80.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 14.79 K 11.36-17.03
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 125,000.00 K 120,000.00-200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 63,201.60 K 50,000.00-90,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 402.54 K 300.00-500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.20 K 1.00-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,925.00 K 1,200.00-3,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 387.50 K 50.00-900.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 88.75 K 55.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 K 30.00-50.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 775.50 K 220.83-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,116.67 K 10,000.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 126.00 K 50.00-300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 132.25 K 20.00-200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 250.00 K 150.00-350.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 378.00 K 250.00-600.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,857.14 K 2,000.00-16,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,600.00 K 500.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,000.00 K 5,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,750.00 K 2,000.00-6,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,490.28 K 4,180.60-4,645.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,690.26 K 1,858.05-13,935.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 972.22 K
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.83 8.50-19.00

Prices in Papua New Guinea

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Last update: July 2021
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