Cost of Living Comparison

CVE
COMPARED TO
ZMW

Praia is 46.5% cheaper than Lusaka.

If you lived in Lusaka instead of Praia, you would:
local_dining

pay 28.1% less for restaurants

  Praia help_outline Lusaka help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $6.05
CVE585.36
$4.55
ZK40.16
-24.8%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.54
CVE439.02
$3.41
ZK30.12
-24.8%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.08
CVE104.06
$0.56
ZK4.97
-47.6%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.69
CVE66.67
$0.35
ZK3.06
-49.7%

Praia vs. Lusaka - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 15.9% less for groceries

  Praia help_outline Lusaka help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.11
CVE107.32
$0.72
ZK6.36
-35.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.01
CVE97.56
$1.14
ZK10.04
+12.8%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.44
CVE332.37
$3.54
ZK31.25
+3.1%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.42
CVE234.14
$1.08
ZK9.55
-55.3%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.29
CVE221.26
$1.72
ZK15.18
-24.8%
Apples (1 lb) $1.14
CVE110.63
$1.06
ZK9.31
-7.7%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.82
CVE79.65
$0.28
ZK2.43
-66.6%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.91
CVE88.50
$2.37
ZK20.95
+159.6%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.91
CVE88.50
$0.26
ZK2.28
-71.8%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.69
CVE66.38
$0.24
ZK2.12
-64.9%
Onions (1 lb) $0.59
CVE57.53
$0.59
ZK5.16
-1.6%

Praia vs. Lusaka - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 8.9% more for transportation

  Praia help_outline Lusaka help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.28
CVE413.62
$4.01
ZK35.37
-6.2%
Monthly public transit pass $20.17
CVE1,951.19
$23.09
ZK203.69
+14.5%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $20,866.53
ZK184,045.47
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $9.58
CVE926.81
$9.48
ZK83.66
-1.0%

Praia vs. Lusaka - Cost of transportation
home

pay 54.2% more for housing

  Praia help_outline Lusaka help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$75.64
CVE7,316.94
$94.47
ZK833.22
+24.9%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $302.57
CVE29,267.78
$456.63
ZK4,027.52
+50.9%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $151.29
CVE14,633.89
$316.16
ZK2,788.57
+109.0%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$66.84
CVE6,465.69
$52.22
ZK460.61
-21.9%

Praia vs. Lusaka - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 2.0 times more for childcare

  Praia help_outline Lusaka help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $105.90
CVE10,243.72
$177.02
ZK1,561.37
+67.2%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,420.57
CVE234,142.22
$4,916.91
ZK43,367.80
+103.1%

Praia vs. Lusaka - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 27.0% more for entertainment and sports

  Praia help_outline Lusaka help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.81
CVE78.05
$1.06
ZK9.37
+31.7%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.51
CVE146.34
$2.19
ZK19.27
+44.4%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.03
CVE292.68
$1.59
ZK14.05
-47.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $35.30
CVE3,414.57
$46.79
ZK412.71
+32.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $4.93
ZK43.50

Praia vs. Lusaka - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 3.0% more for clothing

  Praia help_outline Lusaka help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$35.30
CVE3,414.57
$23.27
ZK205.24
-34.1%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$15.13
CVE1,463.39
$45.53
ZK401.55
+200.9%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$60.51
CVE5,853.56
$45.53
ZK401.55
-24.8%
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $55.39
ZK488.56

Praia vs. Lusaka - Cost of clothing
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