Lesotho. Cost of living and prices in Lesotho, prices of food, rent, shopping, etc

Lesotho is country located in Southern Africa. Bordered by South Africa. Lesotho covers an area of 30,355 square kilometres. Lesotho has a population of 1,919,552 and a population density of 63 people per square kilometre. Mosotho languages are English, Southern Sotho. Lesotho gross domestic product (GDP) is $2,457,000,000, GDP per capita is $ 1,280. Mosotho currency are Lesotho loti,South African rand. Mosotho top level domains: .ls

Current average prices of 48 goods and services in 9 categories in Lesotho. Prices of food, restaurants, transportation, utilities, clothing and apartment rent & buying costs in Lesotho. Average salaries also included.


Markets prices Lesotho Avg. World Compare to average
Water (0.33 liter bottle) Water, 0.33 liter Bottle $0.61 $1.06 ➘ 42%
Milk (regular), (1 liter) Milk, Regular,1 liter $1.03 $1.13 ➘ 9%
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg $0.74 $1.54 ➘ 52%
Rice (white), (1kg) White Rice, 1 kg $1.67 $2.18 ➘ 23%
Eggs (regular) (12) Eggs, 12 pack $1.22 $2.23 ➘ 45%
Local Cheese (1kg) Local Cheese, 1 kg $9.50 $9.10 ➚ 4%
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg $3.96 $7.01 ➘ 44%
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg $9.50 $10.93 ➘ 13%
Apples (1kg) Apples, 1 kg $2.06 $2.71 ➘ 24%
Banana (1kg) Banana, 1 kg $1.42 $1.57 ➘ 10%
Oranges (1kg) Oranges, 1 kg $1.78 $2.37 ➘ 25%
Tomato (1kg) Tomato, 1 kg $2.37 $2.41 ➘ 2%
Potato (1kg) Potato, 1 kg $1.98 $1.53 ➚ 29%
Onion (1kg) Onion, 1 kg $1.42 $1.49 ➘ 5%
Lettuce (1 head) Lettuce, 1 head $1.59 $1.19 ➚ 34%
Water (1.5 liter bottle) Water, 1.5 liter Bottle $0.95 $1.06 ➘ 10%
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price $3.96 $9.41 ➘ 58%
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle $1.19 $1.67 ➘ 29%
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) Pack of Cigarettes $2.62 $5.79 ➘ 55%
Childcare prices Lesotho Avg. World Compare to average
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child $2179.69 $10838.32 ➘ 80%
Clothing And Shoes prices Lesotho Avg. World Compare to average
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc. $45.52 $57.66 ➘ 21%
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc. $55.42 $36.98 ➚ 50%
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price $79.16 $78.61 ➚ 1%
Rent Per Month prices Lesotho Avg. World Compare to average
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre Apartment, 1 bedroom, Outside in City Centre $507.94 $616.74 ➘ 18%
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre Apartment, 3 bedrooms, Outside in City Centre $791.67 $1110.73 ➘ 29%
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre Apartment, 3 bedrooms, Outside of City Centre $395.83 $859.10 ➘ 54%
Restaurants prices Lesotho Avg. World Compare to average
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant $12.88 $9.73 ➚ 32%
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course $23.75 $40.14 ➘ 41%
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal $3.17 $6.52 ➘ 51%
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught $1.19 $3.25 ➘ 63%
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle $3.17 $3.06 ➚ 4%
Cappuccino (regular) Cappuccino $1.98 $2.73 ➘ 27%
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle $0.87 $1.44 ➘ 40%
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle $1.26 $3.06 ➘ 59%
Salaries And Financing prices Lesotho Avg. World Compare to average
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat Cinema ticket, 1 Seat $2.97 $8.40 ➘ 65%
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax $1428.71 $1600.86 ➘ 11%
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages, Yearly, Fixed-Rate 10.86% 5.85% ➚ 86%
Sports And Leisure prices Lesotho Avg. World Compare to average
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult $23.75 $38.62 ➘ 39%
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend $2.37 $11.49 ➘ 79%
Transportation prices Lesotho Avg. World Compare to average
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) One-way Ticket, Local Transport $0.52 $1.41 ➘ 63%
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) Monthly Pass, Regular Price $23.75 $36.12 ➘ 34%
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) Taxi Start, Normal Tariff $0.47 $2.91 ➘ 84%
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff $0.56 $1.40 ➘ 60%
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff $2.37 $17.53 ➘ 86%
Gasoline (1 liter) Gasoline, 1 liter $0.88 $1.05 ➘ 16%
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) $20583.36 $20886.67 ➘ 1%
Utilities Per Month prices Lesotho Avg. World Compare to average
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans $0.19 $0.14 ➚ 36%
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL $91.04 $42.26 ➚ 115%