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Wellington vs Lusaka
Wlg vs Lus

Average net salary (After tax)

Lusaka
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Wlg
Outside city centre
Lus
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lus
Wlg
Outside city centre
Lus
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lus
Wlg
Outside city centre
Lus
Wlg

Mortgage rates

Lusaka
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lusaka
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lus
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Lus
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lus
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lus
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lusaka
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lus
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lusaka
Wellington

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lusaka
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lusaka are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lusaka
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lus
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Lus
Wlg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lusaka
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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