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Lusaka vs Brisbane
Lus vs Bne

Average net salary (After tax)

Brisbane
Lusaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Lus
Outside city centre
Bne
Lus

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bne
Lus
Outside city centre
Bne
Lus

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bne
Lus
Outside city centre
Bne
Lus

Mortgage rates

Brisbane
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Brisbane
Lusaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bne
Lus

Mobile phone data

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

Bne
Lus

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bne
Lus

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bne
Lus

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Brisbane
Lusaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bne
Lus
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Brisbane
Lusaka

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bne
Lus
Lettuce 1 head
Bne
Lus
Tomatoes 1kg
Bne
Lus

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bne
Lus
Oranges 1 head
Bne
Lus
Bananas 1kg
Bne
Lus

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Brisbane
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 17.14% higher than in Lusaka

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bne
Lus
Market 0.5L bottle
Bne
Lus

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bne
Lus
Market 0.33L bottle
Bne
Lus

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Brisbane
5
Lusaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bne
Lus

Summer dress

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

Bne
Lus

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Brisbane
$15.33
Lusaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bne $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth