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Lusaka vs Canberra
Lus vs Cbr

Average net salary (After tax)

Canberra
Lusaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Lus
Outside city centre
Cbr
Lus

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Lus
Outside city centre
Cbr
Lus

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cbr
Lus
Outside city centre
Cbr
Lus

Mortgage rates

Canberra
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Canberra
Lusaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cbr
Lus

Mobile phone data

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

Cbr
Lus

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cbr
Lus

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cbr
Lus

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Canberra
Lusaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cbr
Lus
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Canberra
Lusaka

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Canberra
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 17.14% higher than in Lusaka

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Canberra
5
Lusaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cbr
Lus

Summer dress

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

Cbr
Lus

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Canberra
$15.33
Lusaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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