Cost of living in Windhoek, Namibia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 82 N$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 77 N$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 45 N$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 18 N$
12 eggs, large 34 N$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 23 N$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 58 N$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 28 N$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 22 N$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 16 N$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 103 N$
2 liters of Coca-Cola 20 N$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 11 N$
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 13,491 N$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 11,059 N$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,288 N$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 10,171 N$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 6,720 N$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 962 N$
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 757 N$
40” flat screen TV 7,271 N$
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,994 N$
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 65 N$
Hourly rate for cleaning help 79 N$
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 802 N$
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 479 N$
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 1,293 N$
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,022 N$
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 263,122 N$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 13 N$
Monthly ticket public transport 406 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) 61 N$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 200 N$
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 361 N$
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 38 N$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 23 N$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 44 N$
4 rolls of toilet paper 27 N$
Tube of toothpaste 12 N$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 111 N$
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 339 N$
2 tickets to the movies 118 N$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 668 N$
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 501 N$
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 47 N$
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 27 N$
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 21 N$
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 8,608 N$
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.68 N$
1 month of gym membership in business district 558 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 397 prices entered by 29 different people.
Latest price update: September 25, 2018.

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