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Bangkok vs Lusaka
Bkk vs Lus

Average net salary (After tax)

Lusaka
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Bkk
Outside city centre
Lus
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Bkk
Outside city centre
Lus
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lus
Bkk
Outside city centre
Lus
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Lusaka
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Lusaka
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lus
Bkk

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Lus
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lus
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lus
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lusaka
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lus
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Lus
Bkk
White bread 500g
Lus
Bkk
Eggs 12
Lus
Bkk
White rice 1kg
Lus
Bkk

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lusaka
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Lus
Bkk
Beef round 1kg
Lus
Bkk
Local cheese 1kg
Lus
Bkk

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lus
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Lus
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Lus
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lus
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Lus
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Lus
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Lus $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Lus $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lusaka
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lusaka are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Lus $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Lus $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Lus $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lus
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Lus
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lus
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Lus
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lusaka
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lus
Bkk

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Lus
Bkk

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Lus
Bkk
1 pair men's leather shoes
Lus
Bkk

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lusaka
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth