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Lusaka vs Wellington
Lus vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
Lusaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Lus
Outside city centre
Wlg
Lus

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Lus
Outside city centre
Wlg
Lus

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Lus
Outside city centre
Wlg
Lus

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Wellington
Lusaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Lus

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Lus

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Lus

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Lus

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
Lusaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Lus
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
Lusaka

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Lus
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Lus
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Lus

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Lus
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Lus
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Lus

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
Lusaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in Lusaka

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Lus
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Lus

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Lus
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Lus

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
Lusaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Lus

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Lus

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
Lusaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Lus $4,070.74/mth