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Lusaka vs Toronto
Lus vs Tor

Average net salary (After tax)

Toronto
Lusaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Lus
Outside city centre
Tor
Lus

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Lus
Outside city centre
Tor
Lus

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tor
Lus
Outside city centre
Tor
Lus

Mortgage rates

Toronto
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Toronto
Lusaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tor
Lus

Mobile phone data

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

Tor
Lus

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tor
Lus

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tor
Lus

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Toronto
Lusaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tor
Lus
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Toronto
Lusaka

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tor
Lus
Lettuce 1 head
Tor
Lus
Tomatoes 1kg
Tor
Lus

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tor
Lus
Oranges 1 head
Tor
Lus
Bananas 1kg
Tor
Lus

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Toronto
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 17.14% higher than in Lusaka

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tor
Lus
Market 0.5L bottle
Tor
Lus

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tor
Lus
Market 0.33L bottle
Tor
Lus

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Toronto
5
Lusaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tor
Lus

Summer dress

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

Tor
Lus

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Toronto
$15.33
Lusaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth