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Bucharest vs Lusaka
Buh vs Lus

Average net salary (After tax)

Lusaka
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Buh
Outside city centre
Lus
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Buh
Outside city centre
Lus
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lus
Buh
Outside city centre
Lus
Buh

Mortgage rates

Lusaka
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lusaka
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lus
Buh

Mobile phone data

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

Lus
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lus
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lus
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lusaka
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lus
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lusaka
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lus
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Lus
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Lus
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lus
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Lus
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Lus
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lusaka
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lusaka are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lus
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Lus
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lus
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Lus
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lusaka
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lus
Buh

Summer dress

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

Lus
Buh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lusaka
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth