General information about Lusaka
Country Zambia
Region Lusaka 09
Population 1,267,440
Time Zone Africa/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
Total 651 1,288
Accommodation in Lusaka USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 273
Shared room in city centre 628
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 198
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 389
Coordinates of Lusaka
Time Zone Africa/Lusaka
GMT +2
DST +2
Latitude -15.406690000
Longitude 28.287130000
Elevation (STRM3) 1277 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Lusaka

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 6 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 25 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 8 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 9 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 23 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 5 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 21,173 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 122 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 5 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 6 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 42 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 44 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 63 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 73 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 486 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 248 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,355 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,025 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 135 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 101 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 903 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,504 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,978 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 19.38%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Lusaka

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 36 35 37 32 31 32 32 32 31 28 28 32 37
Average high °C 29 31 29 27 26 26 26 26 25 23 23 25 26
Average temperature °C 21 24 23 22 21 21 21 20 18 16 16 18 20
Average low °C 14 17 17 17 17 16 16 14 11 9 9 10 14
Record low °C 7 12 11 14 15 15 12 10 7 0 0 5 0
Rain Days 0 2 6 13 13 12 9 4 1 0 0 0 60
Fog Days 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 11
Thunderstorms Days 0 1 4 9 7 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 32
Average precipitation Mm. 1 15 84 192 213 173 102 22 3 0 0 0 805
Relative humidity % 45 50 65 85 90 90 85 80 70 65 65 55 70
Relative humidity morning % 64 63 73 88 91 93 91 89 85 84 80 73 81
Relative humidity evening % 28 32 43 65 68 68 66 55 46 42 37 31 48
Wind speed Km/h 19 19 17 14 14 12 16 16 14 16 16 19 16
Day Length Hours 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12
Dew point °C 7 10 13 17 17 18 17 15 11 7 6 6 144
Growing degree-day °C 342 422 383 362 344 298 327 292 241 175 181 233 3600
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 24 25 22 20 19 20 20 21 20 19 20 22 21
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Lusaka - Closest airports

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Cities close to Lusaka

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CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
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0 km ZambiaLusakaLusaka1,267,440651 USD
58 km ZambiaCentralKabwe188,979
156 km ZambiaCopperbeltKitwe400,914
70 km ZambiaSouthernMonze30,257
148 km ZambiaCopperbeltNdola394,518
154 km ZambiaCopperbeltKalulushi66,575
167 km ZambiaCopperbeltChambishi11,073
433 km ZambiaNorthernMbala20,570
224 km ZambiaNorth-WesternSolwezi4,846
326 km ZambiaWesternKalabo7,731