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Sea vs Lus

Average net salary (After tax)

Lusaka
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Sea
Outside city centre
Lus
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Sea
Outside city centre
Lus
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lus
Sea
Outside city centre
Lus
Sea

Mortgage rates

Lusaka
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lusaka
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lus
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Lus
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lus
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lus
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lusaka
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lus
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lusaka
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lus
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Lus
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Lus
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lus
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Lus
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Lus
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lusaka
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lusaka are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lus
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Lus
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lus
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Lus
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lusaka
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lus
Sea

Summer dress

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

Lus
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lusaka
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lus $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth