Zambia vs New Zealand 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 New Zealand

Supermarket prices in New Zealand
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.67 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 8.07 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.33 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.82 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.73 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.6 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 11.74 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.39 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.35 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.7 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.07 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.08 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.76 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.14 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 9.76 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.87 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.03 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 19.15 (USD)

Restaurant prices in New Zealand
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 7.74 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 10.91 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 58.01 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.97 (USD)
Cup of coffee 2.91 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 2.19 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.6 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 5.8 (USD)

Shopping prices in New Zealand
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 87.69 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 109.96 (USD)
High quality jeans 71.97 (USD)
womens summer dress 34.7 (USD)

Transportation in New Zealand
Taxi minimum charge 2.24 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.93 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 36.76 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 2.33 (USD)
One month pass 102.11 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.38 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 21443 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 19978 (USD)

Rent prices in New Zealand
1 bedroom flat in city center 1018 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1706 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 758 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1304 (USD)
Square meter in city center 5298 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 3914 (USD)

Home and utilities in New Zealand
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 117 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 54 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.27 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in New Zealand
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 723 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 11113 (USD)

Gym and activities in New Zealand
Gym monthly membership cost 36.83 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 10.7 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 10.52 (USD)

Salaries and interest in New Zealand
Average monthly net salary 2638 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 4.4 %