Cost of living in Maseru, Lesotho

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 46 Loti
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 47 Loti
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 50 Loti
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 14 Loti
12 eggs, large 43 Loti
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 27 Loti
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 57 Loti
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 27 Loti
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 27 Loti
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 12 Loti
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 87 Loti
2 liters of Coca-Cola 19 Loti
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 11 Loti
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 10,833 Loti
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 7,833 Loti
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 875 Loti
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 6,333 Loti
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 3,500 Loti
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 500 Loti
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 333 Loti
40” flat screen TV 4,375 Loti
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,475 Loti
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 62 Loti
Hourly rate for cleaning help 40 Loti
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 767 Loti
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 400 Loti
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 737 Loti
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 900 Loti
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 225,000 Loti
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 11 Loti
Monthly ticket public transport 1,263 Loti
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) 65 Loti
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 38 Loti
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 283 Loti
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 68 Loti
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 40 Loti
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 30 Loti
4 rolls of toilet paper 35 Loti
Tube of toothpaste 25 Loti
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 60 Loti
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 225 Loti
2 tickets to the movies 67 Loti
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 400 Loti
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 425 Loti
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 55 Loti
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 19 Loti
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 16 Loti
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.75 Loti
1 month of gym membership in business district 461 Loti
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 37 Loti
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 58 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: November 26, 2017.

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