Zambia vs Romania 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 Romania

Supermarket prices in Romania
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.02 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 5.68 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.13 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.14 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.67 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.82 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.16 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.31 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.17 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.86 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.69 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.66 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.34 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.62 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.55 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 4.49 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.52 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.18 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 4.44 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Romania
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 4.45 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 5.56 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 26.97 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.01 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.75 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.19 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.87 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.83 (USD)

Shopping prices in Romania
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 65.7 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 76.84 (USD)
High quality jeans 56.73 (USD)
womens summer dress 31.51 (USD)

Transportation in Romania
Taxi minimum charge 0.6 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.58 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 5.33 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.56 (USD)
One month pass 15.89 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.33 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 16831 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 18511 (USD)

Rent prices in Romania
1 bedroom flat in city center 339 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 587 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 252 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 420 (USD)
Square meter in city center 1610 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 1109 (USD)

Home and utilities in Romania
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 104 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 8 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.05 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Romania
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 298 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 6131 (USD)

Gym and activities in Romania
Gym monthly membership cost 30.79 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 11.6 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 5.62 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Romania
Average monthly net salary 635 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.51 %