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Lusaka vs Rio De Janeiro
Lus vs Rio

Average net salary (After tax)

Rio de Janeiro
Lusaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Lus
Outside city centre
Rio
Lus

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Lus
Outside city centre
Rio
Lus

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rio
Lus
Outside city centre
Rio
Lus

Mortgage rates

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Rio de Janeiro
Lusaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rio
Lus

Mobile phone data

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

Rio
Lus

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rio
Lus

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rio
Lus

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Rio de Janeiro
Lusaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rio
Lus
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Rio de Janeiro
Lusaka

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rio
Lus
Lettuce 1 head
Rio
Lus
Tomatoes 1kg
Rio
Lus

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rio
Lus
Oranges 1 head
Rio
Lus
Bananas 1kg
Rio
Lus

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 17.14% higher than in Lusaka

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rio
Lus
Market 0.5L bottle
Rio
Lus

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rio
Lus
Market 0.33L bottle
Rio
Lus

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Rio de Janeiro
5
Lusaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rio
Lus

Summer dress

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

Rio
Lus

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Rio de Janeiro
$15.33
Lusaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth