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Darwin vs Lusaka
Drw vs Lus

Average net salary (After tax)

Lusaka
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Drw
Outside city centre
Lus
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Drw
Outside city centre
Lus
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lus
Drw
Outside city centre
Lus
Drw

Mortgage rates

Lusaka
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lusaka
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lus
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Lus
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lus
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lus
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lusaka
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lus
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lusaka
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lus
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Lus
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Lus
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lus
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Lus
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Lus
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lusaka
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lusaka are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lus
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Lus
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lus
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Lus
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lusaka
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lus
Drw

Summer dress

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

Lus
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lusaka
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth