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Riyadh vs Lusaka
Ruh vs Lus

Average net salary (After tax)

Lusaka
Riyadh

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Ruh
Outside city centre
Lus
Ruh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Ruh
Outside city centre
Lus
Ruh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lus
Ruh
Outside city centre
Lus
Ruh

Mortgage rates

Lusaka
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lusaka
Riyadh

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lus
Ruh

Mobile phone data

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

Lus
Ruh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lus
Ruh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lus
Ruh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lusaka
Riyadh

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lus
Ruh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lusaka
Riyadh

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lus
Ruh
Lettuce 1 head
Lus
Ruh
Tomatoes 1kg
Lus
Ruh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lus
Ruh
Oranges 1 head
Lus
Ruh
Bananas 1kg
Lus
Ruh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lusaka
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lusaka are 17.14% higher than in Riyadh

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lus
Ruh
Market 0.5L bottle
Lus
Ruh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lus
Ruh
Market 0.33L bottle
Lus
Ruh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lusaka
5
Riyadh

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lus
Ruh

Summer dress

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

Lus
Ruh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lusaka
$15.33
Riyadh
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth