Cost of living in Chipata, Zambia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 20 Kwacha
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 50 Kwacha
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 15 Kwacha
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 15 Kwacha
12 eggs, large 15 Kwacha
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8 Kwacha
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 30 Kwacha
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples -
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 20 Kwacha
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 6.00 Kwacha
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 70 Kwacha
2 liters of Coca-Cola 12 Kwacha
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 7 Kwacha
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area -
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat -
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area -
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio -
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 50 Kwacha
40” flat screen TV 1,500 Kwacha
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) -
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) -
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 200 Kwacha
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) -
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 450 Kwacha
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 250 Kwacha
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new -
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 9 Kwacha
Monthly ticket public transport -
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 30 Kwacha
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 31 Kwacha
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) -
4 rolls of toilet paper 10 Kwacha
Tube of toothpaste 15 Kwacha
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city -
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 70 Kwacha
2 tickets to the movies -
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert -
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city -
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 8 Kwacha
iPad Air 2, 64GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 2.00 Kwacha
1 month of gym membership in business district -
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 15 Kwacha
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: April 21, 2016.

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