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Lusaka vs San Francisco
Lus vs Sfo

Average net salary (After tax)

San Francisco
Lusaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Lus
Outside city centre
Sfo
Lus

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Lus
Outside city centre
Sfo
Lus

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sfo
Lus
Outside city centre
Sfo
Lus

Mortgage rates

San Francisco
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

San Francisco
Lusaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sfo
Lus

Mobile phone data

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

Sfo
Lus

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sfo
Lus

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sfo
Lus

Fuel prices

Per Litre

San Francisco
Lusaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sfo
Lus
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

San Francisco
Lusaka

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sfo
Lus
Lettuce 1 head
Sfo
Lus
Tomatoes 1kg
Sfo
Lus

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sfo
Lus
Oranges 1 head
Sfo
Lus
Bananas 1kg
Sfo
Lus

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

San Francisco
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in San Francisco are 17.14% higher than in Lusaka

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sfo
Lus
Market 0.5L bottle
Sfo
Lus

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Lus
Market 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Lus

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

San Francisco
5
Lusaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sfo
Lus

Summer dress

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

Sfo
Lus

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

San Francisco
$15.33
Lusaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth