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Canberra vs Lusaka
Cbr vs Lus

Average net salary (After tax)

Lusaka
Canberra

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Cbr
Outside city centre
Lus
Cbr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Cbr
Outside city centre
Lus
Cbr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lus
Cbr
Outside city centre
Lus
Cbr

Mortgage rates

Lusaka
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lusaka
Canberra

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lus
Cbr

Mobile phone data

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

Lus
Cbr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lus
Cbr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lus
Cbr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lusaka
Canberra

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lus
Cbr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lusaka
Canberra

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lus
Cbr
Lettuce 1 head
Lus
Cbr
Tomatoes 1kg
Lus
Cbr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lus
Cbr
Oranges 1 head
Lus
Cbr
Bananas 1kg
Lus
Cbr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lusaka
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lusaka are 17.14% higher than in Canberra

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lus
Cbr
Market 0.5L bottle
Lus
Cbr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lus
Cbr
Market 0.33L bottle
Lus
Cbr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lusaka
5
Canberra

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lus
Cbr

Summer dress

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

Lus
Cbr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lusaka
$15.33
Canberra
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth