Zambia vs India cost of living comparison

Cost of living in Zambia

Supermarket prices in Zambia
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 0.76 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 2.19 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.1 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.2 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.41 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.9 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.9 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.78 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.85 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.31 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.9 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.59 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.55 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.71 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.53 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 5 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.44 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.17 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 2.09 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Zambia
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 2.16 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 2.1 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 18.31 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.29 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.8 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.47 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.48 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.38 (USD)

Shopping prices in Zambia
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 33.18 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 53.03 (USD)
High quality jeans 12.29 (USD)
womens summer dress 11.25 (USD)

Transportation in Zambia
Taxi minimum charge 2.09 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.79 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 2.77 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.61 (USD)
One month pass 18.43 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.89 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 10811 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 7391 (USD)

Rent prices in Zambia
1 bedroom flat in city center 160 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 507 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 139 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 353 (USD)
Square meter in city center 18126 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 27725 (USD)

Home and utilities in Zambia
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 97 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 44 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.08 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Zambia
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 114 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 11668 (USD)

Gym and activities in Zambia
Gym monthly membership cost 28.12 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 5.7 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 2.72 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Zambia
Average monthly net salary 669 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 23.02 %

Cost of living in India

Supermarket prices in India
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 0.65 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 2.17 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.09 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.71 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.98 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.04 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) - (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.62 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.89 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.76 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.42 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.35 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.42 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.5 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.38 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 8.04 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.09 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.6 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 3.71 (USD)

Restaurant prices in India
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 3.61 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 2.08 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 10.2 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.19 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.57 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.44 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.24 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.58 (USD)

Shopping prices in India
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 43.37 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 33.42 (USD)
High quality jeans 28.88 (USD)
womens summer dress 29.67 (USD)

Transportation in India
Taxi minimum charge 0.63 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.2 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 1.26 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.26 (USD)
One month pass 9.56 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 11584 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 22467 (USD)

Rent prices in India
1 bedroom flat in city center 161 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 378 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 97 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 216 (USD)
Square meter in city center 1235 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 684 (USD)

Home and utilities in India
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 35 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 11 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.01 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in India
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 57 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 1647 (USD)

Gym and activities in India
Gym monthly membership cost 19.29 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 6.83 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 3.15 (USD)

Salaries and interest in India
Average monthly net salary 423 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 9.39 %