Cost of living in Zambia

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These numbers reflect the average prices of 2 cities in Zambia, such as Lusaka, Kitwe, and more. To view the cost of living in a specific city in Zambia, search for a city above.
 
Cost
Range
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.15
ZMW137.41
$2.11 - $9.10
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.43
ZMW91.55
$3.09 - $4.14
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.98
ZMW26.05
$0.45 - $1.94

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Cost
Range
Bread
1 loaf
$0.80
ZMW21.37
$0.62 - $3.00
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.95
ZMW105.21
$1.82 - $8.00
Milk (1 gallon) $4.90
ZMW130.58
$3.79 - $8.16

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Cost
Range
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.05
ZMW134.65
$4.46 - $5.89
Monthly public transit pass $37.04
ZMW987.32
$30.62 - $40.00
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $8,004.53
ZMW213,390.18
$6,822.49 - $9,186.57

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Cost
Range
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$144.44
ZMW3,850.56
$44.29 - $200.00
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $262.56
ZMW6,999.59
$191.66 - $373.37
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $159.59
ZMW4,254.42
$90.94 - $248.91

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Cost
Range
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $111.30
ZMW2,967.23
$44.28 - $306.22
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,884.51
ZMW156,873.26
$1,909.71 - $20,000.00

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Cost
Range
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.02
ZMW27.30
$0.88 - $2.59
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.19
ZMW58.51
$0.93 - $4.00
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.57
ZMW68.59
$2.00 - $3.69

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Cost
Range
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$24.53
ZMW653.91
$13.64 - $55.00
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$26.26
ZMW700.01
$11.37 - $45.00
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$90.18
ZMW2,403.98
$45.48 - $110.63

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