Zambia is 40.1% cheaper than New Zealand.

If you lived in Zambia instead of New Zealand, you would:

pay 66.1% less for restaurants

 
New Zealand
Zambia
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.62
NZ$25.23
$5.95
ZK97.05
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.10
NZ$13.09
$3.45
ZK56.24
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.17
NZ$3.50
$0.65
ZK10.61

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pay 34.9% less for groceries

 
New Zealand
Zambia
Bread
1 loaf
$1.84
NZ$2.97
$0.89
ZK14.57
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.08
NZ$6.58
$5.28
ZK86.15
Milk (1 gallon) $6.59
NZ$10.65
$4.18
ZK68.16

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pay 57.8% less for transportation

 
New Zealand
Zambia
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.81
NZ$10.99
$4.66
ZK76.03
Monthly public transit pass $78.94
NZ$127.50
$24.67
ZK402.75
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,484.77
NZ$39,544.06
$6,579.78
ZK107,400.80

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pay 38.7% less for housing

 
New Zealand
Zambia
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$52.58
NZ$84.91
$21.88
ZK357.11
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $861.83
NZ$1,391.89
$383.33
ZK6,257.09
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $675.31
NZ$1,090.65
$233.33
ZK3,808.66

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pay 39.5% less for childcare

 
New Zealand
Zambia
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $618.82
NZ$999.42
$95.89
ZK1,565.19
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $10,037.57
NZ$16,211.14
$10,600.00
ZK173,022.15

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pay 60.3% less for entertainment and sports

 
New Zealand
Zambia
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.37
NZ$8.68
$1.03
ZK16.87
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.06
NZ$4.95
$1.68
ZK27.48
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$22.70
NZ$36.66
$2.66
ZK43.37

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pay 16.4% more for clothing

 
New Zealand
Zambia
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$67.82
NZ$109.53
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Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.92
NZ$62.87
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Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$93.00
NZ$150.19
$99.60
ZK1,625.70

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