Cost of living in Windhoek, Namibia

Summary of cost of living in Windhoek

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 36,816 N$
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 18,729 N$
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List of prices in Windhoek, Namibia. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 124 N$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 81 N$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 46 N$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 18 N$
12 eggs, large 33 N$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 26 N$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 58 N$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 26 N$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 32 N$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 18 N$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 99 N$
2 liters of coca-cola 19 N$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 11 N$
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 14,533 N$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 10,574 N$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,922 N$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 11,886 N$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 7,167 N$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 854 N$
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 873 N$
40” flat screen tv 6,339 N$
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,755 N$
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 79 N$
Hourly rate for cleaning help 70 N$
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 719 N$
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 484 N$
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 1,245 N$
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,057 N$
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 265,309 N$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 14 N$
Monthly ticket public transport 382 N$
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 92 N$
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 56 N$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 183 N$
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 363 N$
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 42 N$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 24 N$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 38 N$
4 rolls of toilet paper 25 N$
Tube of toothpaste 17 N$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 105 N$
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 339 N$
2 tickets to the movies 123 N$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 829 N$
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 546 N$
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 55 N$
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 30 N$
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 21 N$
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 8,534 N$
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.46 N$
1 month of gym membership in business district 543 N$
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 41 N$
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 265 prices entered by 24 different people.
Latest price update: January 24, 2020

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