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Lusaka vs Darwin
Lus vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Lusaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Lus
Outside city centre
Drw
Lus

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Lus
Outside city centre
Drw
Lus

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Lus
Outside city centre
Drw
Lus

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Lusaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Lus

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Lus

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Lus

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Lus

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Lusaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Lus
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Lusaka

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Lusaka

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Lusaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Lus

Summer dress

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

Drw
Lus

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Lusaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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