China is 49.9% more expensive than Zambia.

If you lived in China instead of Zambia, you would:

pay 10.1% less for restaurants

 
Zambia
China
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.95
ZK97.05
$3.66
CN¥24.53
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.45
ZK56.24
$5.31
CN¥35.58
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.65
ZK10.61
$0.50
CN¥3.36

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pay 17.0% more for groceries

 
Zambia
China
Bread
1 loaf
$0.89
ZK14.57
$1.71
CN¥11.48
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.28
ZK86.15
$6.26
CN¥41.92
Milk (1 gallon) $4.18
ZK68.16
$7.30
CN¥48.95

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pay 2.0 times more for transportation

 
Zambia
China
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.66
ZK76.03
$4.66
CN¥31.21
Monthly public transit pass $24.67
ZK402.75
$18.54
CN¥124.26
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $6,579.78
ZK107,400.80
$21,479.37
CN¥143,954.73

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pay 20.3% less for housing

 
Zambia
China
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$21.88
ZK357.11
$14.10
CN¥94.48
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $383.33
ZK6,257.09
$439.74
CN¥2,947.17
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $233.33
ZK3,808.66
$244.66
CN¥1,639.72

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pay 3.1 times more for childcare

 
Zambia
China
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $95.89
ZK1,565.19
$422.78
CN¥2,833.48
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $10,600.00
ZK173,022.15
$18,175.98
CN¥121,815.40

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pay 80.4% more for entertainment and sports

 
Zambia
China
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.03
ZK16.87
$1.11
CN¥7.42
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.68
ZK27.48
$3.73
CN¥25.00
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.66
ZK43.37
$3.30
CN¥22.09

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pay 24.8% less for clothing

 
Zambia
China
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $57.76
CN¥387.09
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
?? $34.91
CN¥233.95
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$99.60
ZK1,625.70
$85.04
CN¥569.95

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