Zambia. Cost of living and prices in Zambia, prices of food, rent, shopping, etc. Updated May. 2020

Zambia is country located in Eastern Africa. Bordered by Angola, Botswana, Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Zambia covers an area of 752,614 square kilometres. Zambia has a population of 13,460,305 and a population density of 18 people per square kilometre. The official language of Zambia is English. Zambia gross domestic product (GDP) is $22,240,000,000, GDP per capita is $ 1,652. The currency in Zambia is Zambian kwacha. Top level domains in Zambia: .zm

Current average prices of 54 goods and services in 10 categories in Zambia. Prices of food, restaurants, transportation, utilities, clothing and apartment rent & buying costs in Zambia. Average salaries also included.


Estimated cost of living in Zambia for a month without rent

Total cost of living in Zambia for two person with average consumption for one month will be $ 448.11, no rent price included.

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Markets prices

Zambia
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Water (0.33 liter bottle)
Water, 0.33 liter Bottle
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.24
$ 1.02
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
Milk, Regular,1 liter
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.73
$ 1.04
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.51
$ 1.48
Rice (white), (1kg)
White Rice, 1 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 1.14
$ 2.14
Eggs (regular) (12)
Eggs, 12 pack
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.77
$ 2.10
Local Cheese (1kg)
Local Cheese, 1 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 4.45
$ 8.76
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 2.58
$ 6.71
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 3.23
$ 10.61
Apples (1kg)
Apples, 1 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 1.15
$ 2.61
Banana (1kg)
Banana, 1 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.58
$ 1.48
Oranges (1kg)
Oranges, 1 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 1.91
$ 2.33
Tomato (1kg)
Tomato, 1 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.73
$ 2.35
Potato (1kg)
Potato, 1 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.49
$ 1.49
Onion (1kg)
Onion, 1 kg
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.93
$ 1.45
Lettuce (1 head)
Lettuce, 1 head
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.48
$ 1.16
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
Water, 1.5 liter Bottle
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.39
$ 1.03
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 4.25
$ 8.97
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.47
$ 1.62
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)
Pack of Cigarettes
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 1.16
$ 5.65

Buy Apartment prices

Zambia
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Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
Price per m2 to Buy Apartment in City Center
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 464.62
$ 2,449.44

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Childcare prices

Zambia
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child
Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 152.02
$ 506.91
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 2,876.55
$ 11,924.59

Clothing And Shoes prices

Zambia
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
Zambia
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$ 25.15
$ 54.29
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 26.97
$ 34.74
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 32.32
$ 73.54
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
Pair of Leather Business Shoes
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 40.46
$ 83.07

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Rent Per Month prices

Zambia
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
One bedroom apartment in city centre
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 148.74
$ 605.31
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
One bedroom apartment outside of city centre
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 125.79
$ 481.73
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
Three bedroom apartment in city centre
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 861.27
$ 1,081.79
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
Three bedroom apartment outside of city centre
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 334.31
$ 844.96

Restaurants prices

Zambia
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant
Zambia
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$ 3.40
$ 9.33
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
Zambia
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$ 17.00
$ 38.23
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 2.27
$ 6.13
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught
Zambia
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$ 0.62
$ 3.13
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
Zambia
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$ 0.88
$ 3.75
Cappuccino (regular)
Cappuccino
Zambia
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$ 1.19
$ 2.59
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle
Zambia
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$ 0.39
$ 1.38
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.77
$ 3.75

Salaries And Financing prices

Zambia
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Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
Cinema ticket, 1 Seat
Zambia
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$ 2.83
$ 8.14
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax
Zambia
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$ 641.42
$ 1,646.92
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages, Yearly, Fixed-Rate
Zambia
Avg. World
13.18%
5.23%

Sports And Leisure prices

Zambia
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 24.55
$ 36.90
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend
Zambia
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$ 4.67
$ 15.29

Transportation prices

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One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
One-way Ticket, Local Transport
Zambia
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$ 0.40
$ 1.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
Monthly Pass, Regular Price
Zambia
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$ 17.00
$ 44.47
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
Taxi Start, Normal Tariff
Zambia
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$ 1.42
$ 2.93
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff
Zambia
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$ 1.13
$ 1.38
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff
Zambia
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$ 2.83
$ 18.67
Gasoline (1 liter)
Gasoline, 1 liter
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 0.63
$ 0.98
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
Zambia
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$ 11,049.13
$ 20,556.58
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
Honda Civic 1.6 Or Alternative New Car
Zambia
Avg. World
$ 9,065.95
$ 20,938.83

Utilities Per Month prices

Zambia
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage
Zambia
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$ 33.53
$ 120.62
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans
Zambia
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$ 0.12
$ 0.13
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL
Zambia
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$ 53.52
$ 38.40