Cost of Living in Zambia

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 32.66 R 16.33-100.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 244.98 R 195.98-391.96
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 32.66 R 24.17-45.73
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.47 R 6.53-14.49
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.33 R 11.11-22.86
Cappuccino (regular) 21.72 R 13.07-32.66
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.44 R 3.27-13.07
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.84 R 2.61-6.53
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.77 R 29.67-59.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.18 R 4.74-12.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.75 R 5.04-14.82
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.86 R 7.84-28.22
Local Cheese (1 lb) 57.49 R 38.52-103.71
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 17.97 R 9.78-23.71
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 20.65 R 13.04-29.63
Apples (1 lb) 14.72 R 5.93-23.41
Banana (1 lb) 5.40 R 2.37-13.14
Oranges (1 lb) 10.29 R 5.93-32.85
Tomato (1 lb) 4.02 R 2.27-7.41
Potato (1 lb) 4.14 R 2.37-7.26
Onion (1 lb) 5.77 R 2.96-11.56
Lettuce (1 head) 13.77 R 3.92-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.08 R 4.57-16.33
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 78.39 R 35.00-111.06
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.98 R 6.53-9.80
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.89 R 7.84-18.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 26.13 R 26.13-40.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.84 R 4.57-14.49
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 326.63 R 97.99-391.96
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 26.13 R 19.60-42.46
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 18.40 R 10.51-30.58
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.13 R 26.13-65.33
Gasoline (1 gallon) 42.86 R 37.32-53.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 165,326.67 R 130,653.34-200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 114,196.00 R 78,392.01-150,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,212.49 R 979.90-2,179.49
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.01 R 0.33-1.45
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 569.79 R 261.31-900.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 300.50 R 195.98-516.08
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 119.16 R 32.66-195.98
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 39.20 R 32.66-64.02
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,766.88 R 979.90-4,355.11
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 204,742.56 R 115,887.85-261,306.69
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 163.32 R 117.59-228.64
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 188.05 R 97.99-457.29
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 413.74 R 228.64-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 697.86 R 195.98-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,766.02 R 1,175.88-3,592.97
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,400.44 R 979.90-3,592.97
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,302.72 R 3,919.60-14,485.98
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,894.47 R 2,939.70-10,140.19
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 36,413.98 R 21,241.49-51,586.46
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 37,749.51 R 21,241.49-55,593.07
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,496.82 R
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 21.50 15.00-34.00

Prices in Zambia

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Last update: April 2021
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