Zambia - General information
RegionEastern Africa
CapitalLusaka
LanguageEnglish, Bemba
CurrencyZambian Kwacha
Population14,309,466
Phone code+260
Cost of living in Zambia
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 135 404
Food 126 215
Transportation 19 127
Communications and utilities 122 102
Clothing 17 62
Sports and leisure 23 63
Total443973
Accommodation in Zambia USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre137
Shared room in city centre408
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre164
1 bedroom apartment in city centre228
Coordinates of Zambia
Time ZoneAfrica/Lusaka
GMT +2
DST +2
Latitude-14.333330000
Longitude28.500000000
Elevation (STRM3)1156 m.

List of largest cities in Zambia

 
Lusaka Lusaka
Lusaka Lusaka
1,267,440
Kitwe Kitwe
Kitwe Copperbelt
400,914
Ndola Ndola
Ndola Copperbelt
394,518
Kabwe Kabwe
Kabwe Central
188,979
Chingola Chingola
Chingola Copperbelt
148,564
Mufulira Mufulira
Mufulira Copperbelt
120,500

Cost of living and prices in Zambia

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5.6 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 21.5 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.6 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.6 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.6 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.4 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.8 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.6 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.9 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.4 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.3 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.8 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.9 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 7.4 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3.8 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.9 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2.1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8.0 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.6 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.1 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.5 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 24.4 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2.6 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2.1 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. 21,345.0 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 44.1 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 5.1 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 6.2 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 41.9 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 27.6 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 64.6 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 76.1 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 285.5 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 205.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,530.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 512.8 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 60.7 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.2 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 87.5 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 904.7 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,507.9 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,459.9 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 16.16%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Zambia

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugYear
Record high°C35363633313131313129283236
Average high°C30323028272727272625252728
Average temperature°C21242322212221201816161820
Average low°C13161717171716141188914
Record low°C6101212131311841030
RainDays01844393000033
FogDays0000000000002
ThunderstormsDays0012111000006
Average precipitationMm.2221182482622221634651011088
Relative humidity%41456278818278726460554864
Relative humidity morning%13131518181918181717161516
Relative humidity evening%6691314141311987610
Wind speedKm/h9987656777897
Day LengthHours12131313131313121212121213
Dew point°C71015171818171511866149
Growing degree-day°C3394213933723603273543132481681762393710
Solar radiation, globalMj/m224242119181920202019202221
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