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Lusaka vs Seattle
Lus vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Lusaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Lus
Outside city centre
Sea
Lus

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Lus
Outside city centre
Sea
Lus

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Lus
Outside city centre
Sea
Lus

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seattle
Lusaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Lus

Mobile phone data

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

Sea
Lus

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Lus

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Lus

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Lusaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Lus
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Lusaka

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sea
Lus
Lettuce 1 head
Sea
Lus
Tomatoes 1kg
Sea
Lus

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sea
Lus
Oranges 1 head
Sea
Lus
Bananas 1kg
Sea
Lus

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Lusaka

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sea
Lus
Market 0.5L bottle
Sea
Lus

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sea
Lus
Market 0.33L bottle
Sea
Lus

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Lusaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Lus

Summer dress

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

Sea
Lus

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Lusaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth