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New York vs Lusaka
Nyc vs Lus

Average net salary (After tax)

Lusaka
New York

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Nyc
Outside city centre
Lus
Nyc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Nyc
Outside city centre
Lus
Nyc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lus
Nyc
Outside city centre
Lus
Nyc

Mortgage rates

Lusaka
4.5%
New York
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lusaka
New York

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lus
Nyc

Mobile phone data

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

Lus
Nyc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lus
Nyc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lus
Nyc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lusaka
New York

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lus
Nyc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lusaka
New York

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lus
Nyc
Lettuce 1 head
Lus
Nyc
Tomatoes 1kg
Lus
Nyc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lus
Nyc
Oranges 1 head
Lus
Nyc
Bananas 1kg
Lus
Nyc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lusaka
4.5%
New York
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lusaka are 17.14% higher than in New York

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lus
Nyc
Market 0.5L bottle
Lus
Nyc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lus
Nyc
Market 0.33L bottle
Lus
Nyc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lusaka
5
New York

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lus
Nyc

Summer dress

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

Lus
Nyc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lusaka
$15.33
New York
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth