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 $2.11
ZK18.58
$1.33 - $7.34
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$2.55
ZK22.49
$1.77 - $3.55
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.43
ZK3.79
$0.27 - $0.68

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Cost
Range
Bread
1 loaf
$0.55
ZK4.85
$0.32 - $0.81
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.93
ZK43.49
$3.28 - $7.76
Milk (1 gallon) $3.49
ZK30.79
$1.89 - $4.72

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Cost
Range
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.94
ZK25.96
$2.68 - $3.45
Monthly public transit pass $24.39
ZK215.16
$22.18 - $26.61
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $10,665.23
ZK94,068.73
$6,652.92 - $14,677.55

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Cost
Range
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$34.74
ZK306.44
$17.74 - $48.79
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $152.55
ZK1,345.50
$110.88 - $243.94
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $134.17
ZK1,183.37
$88.71 - $243.94

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Cost
Range
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $127.94
ZK1,128.45
$66.53 - $295.69
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $14,288.14
ZK126,023.19
$8,000.00 - $17,741.12

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Cost
Range
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.69
ZK6.06
$0.44 - $0.82
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.41
ZK12.40
$0.78 - $2.00
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.28
ZK20.12
$1.42 - $3.02

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Cost
Range
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$11.37
ZK100.24
$9.54 - $15.30
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$11.14
ZK98.29
$6.65 - $31.05
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$59.88
ZK528.12
$17.74 - $53.22

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