General information about Lusaka
CountryZambia
Region Lusaka 09
Population1,267,440
Time ZoneAfrica/Lusaka
Cost of living in Lusaka
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 271 622
Food 133 231
Transportation 18 94
Communications and utilities 158 150
Clothing 18 67
Sports and leisure 53 125
Total6511,288
Accommodation in Lusaka USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre273
Shared room in city centre628
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre198
1 bedroom apartment in city centre389
Coordinates of Lusaka
Time ZoneAfrica/Lusaka
GMT +2
DST +2
Latitude-15.406690000
Longitude28.287130000
Elevation (STRM3)1277 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Lusaka

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5.7 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 25.3 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.9 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.7 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.4 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.7 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.9 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.4 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.5 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2.4 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.9 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2.8 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2.1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 8.0 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4.0 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.8 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 9.1 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.7 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 1.8 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.5 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 22.7 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2.5 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1.3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 5.1 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 21,172.8 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 121.5 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 5.1 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 6.1 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 41.5 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 43.7 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 63.3 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 72.6 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 486.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 248.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,354.7 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,025.2 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 135.0 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.3 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 101.3 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 902.7 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,504.4 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,977.7 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 19.38%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Lusaka

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugYear
Record high°C36353732313232323128283237
Average high°C29312927262626262523232526
Average temperature°C21242322212121201816161820
Average low°C141717171716161411991014
Record low°C71211141515121070050
RainDays02613131294100060
FogDays00012221111011
ThunderstormsDays01497641000032
Average precipitationMm.11584192213173102223000805
Relative humidity%45506585909085807065655570
Relative humidity morning%64637388919391898584807381
Relative humidity evening%28324365686866554642373148
Wind speedKm/h19191714141216161416161916
Day LengthHours12131313131313121212121212
Dew point°C71013171718171511766144
Growing degree-day°C3424223833623442983272922411751812333600
Solar radiation, globalMj/m224252220192020212019202221
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Lusaka - Closest airports

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