Cost of living in Angola

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 3,905 Kwanza
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 2,767 Kwanza
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 1,318 Kwanza
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 460 Kwanza
12 eggs, large 1,003 Kwanza
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 790 Kwanza
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 2,236 Kwanza
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1,247 Kwanza
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 603 Kwanza
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 254 Kwanza
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 4,944 Kwanza
2 liters of Coca-Cola 607 Kwanza
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 524 Kwanza
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 441,562 Kwanza
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 333,113 Kwanza
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 122,019 Kwanza
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 411,877 Kwanza
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 327,960 Kwanza
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 77,076 Kwanza
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 29,759 Kwanza
40” flat screen TV 175,955 Kwanza
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 48,072 Kwanza
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 4,547 Kwanza
Hourly rate for cleaning help 1,171 Kwanza
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 25,812 Kwanza
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 19,102 Kwanza
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 28,835 Kwanza
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 36,609 Kwanza
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 5,381,970 Kwanza
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 163 Kwanza
Monthly ticket public transport 14,936 Kwanza
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,616 Kwanza
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2,389 Kwanza
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 11,746 Kwanza
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 1,733 Kwanza
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 1,070 Kwanza
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 1,213 Kwanza
4 rolls of toilet paper 411 Kwanza
Tube of toothpaste 668 Kwanza
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 2,893 Kwanza
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 8,294 Kwanza
2 tickets to the movies 5,187 Kwanza
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 31,666 Kwanza
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 17,613 Kwanza
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 1,893 Kwanza
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 835 Kwanza
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 507 Kwanza
iPad Air 2, 64GB 167,473 Kwanza
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 81 Kwanza
1 month of gym membership in business district 26,814 Kwanza
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 1,017 Kwanza

Map of Cost of Living in Angola

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This map shows only the top cities in Angola. We also have on this page a list of all the cities available in Expatistan.

The color of each marker corresponds with the Cost of Living in the city. Red markers show more expensive cities, green ones show cheaper cities.
Moving the mouse on top of a city will show its name and the Cost of Living Index of that city.

What is the Cost of Living Index? To calculate each city's Price Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

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