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Lusaka vs Tehran
Lus vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Lusaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Lus
Outside city centre
Thr
Lus

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Lus
Outside city centre
Thr
Lus

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Lus
Outside city centre
Thr
Lus

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tehran
Lusaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Lus

Mobile phone data

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

Thr
Lus

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Lus

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Lus

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Lusaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Lus
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Lusaka

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Lus
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Lus
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Lus

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Lus
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Lus
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Lus

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Lusaka

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Lus
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Lus

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Lus
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Lus

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Lusaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Lus

Summer dress

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

Thr
Lus

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Lusaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth