Cost of Living in Zambia

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 32.03 R 16.01-100.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 240.20 R 192.16-384.33
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 32.03 R 23.70-44.84
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.29 R 6.41-14.25
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.01 R 10.89-22.42
Cappuccino (regular) 21.38 R 12.81-32.03
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.34 R 3.20-12.81
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.77 R 2.56-6.41
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.10 R 29.10-58.19
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.07 R 4.65-12.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.65 R 4.94-14.53
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.66 R 7.69-27.67
Local Cheese (1 lb) 56.59 R 37.77-101.69
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 17.67 R 9.59-23.24
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 20.38 R 12.78-29.05
Apples (1 lb) 14.51 R 5.81-22.95
Banana (1 lb) 5.34 R 2.32-12.92
Oranges (1 lb) 10.13 R 5.81-32.31
Tomato (1 lb) 3.97 R 2.27-7.26
Potato (1 lb) 4.07 R 2.32-7.26
Onion (1 lb) 5.69 R 2.91-11.34
Lettuce (1 head) 13.55 R 3.84-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 7.94 R 4.48-16.01
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 76.87 R 35.00-108.89
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.55 R 6.41-14.56
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.68 R 7.69-18.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.62 R 25.62-40.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.69 R 4.48-14.25
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 320.27 R 96.08-384.33
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.62 R 19.22-41.64
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 18.04 R 10.31-30.58
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.62 R 25.62-64.05
Gasoline (1 gallon) 42.12 R 36.59-52.31
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 164,054.54 R 128,109.08-200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 113,432.73 R 76,865.45-150,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,195.96 R 960.82-2,179.49
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.99 R 0.32-1.42
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 560.88 R 256.22-900.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 294.65 R 192.16-506.03
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 117.57 R 32.03-192.16
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 38.43 R 32.03-62.77
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,733.23 R 960.82-4,270.30
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 202,025.57 R 113,961.37-256,218.17
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 160.14 R 115.30-224.19
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 184.39 R 96.08-448.38
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 405.68 R 224.19-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 687.93 R 192.16-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,737.71 R 1,152.98-3,523.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,373.17 R 960.82-3,523.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,190.15 R 3,843.27-14,245.17
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,829.45 R 2,882.45-9,971.62
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 35,704.87 R 20,827.84-50,581.90
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 37,355.68 R 20,827.84-55,534.32
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,386.08 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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