Angola vs Zambia - Cost of Living Comparison

Angola Zambia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1129
$1000
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2920
$1860
🏠 One person rent
$502
$624
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$701
🍽️ Food expenses
$416
$235
🚐 Transport expenses
$104
$79.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1864
$596
💸 GDP per capita
$1776
$985
😃 Human freedom index
6.09
6.82
❤️ Life expectancy
61.5
64.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
29
33
🌐 English speaking %
1%
16%
🎓 Higher education
14
21
😀 Quality of life
36
33
🏙️ Population
32.9M
17.1M

The average cost of living in Angola ($1129) is 13% more expensive than in Zambia ($1000). Angola ranked 47th vs 66th for Zambia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Angola compared to 0.6 months in Zambia. Ranked 136th and 148th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Angola vs Zambia

We calculate prices for Angola and Zambia as a population-weighted mean of 8 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Angola Zambia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.59
$4.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.3
$17.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10
$3.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.26
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.86
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$506
$497
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$319
$524
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$633
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$631
$532
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$80.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$73.7
$24.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
25.19%
19.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4383
$8876
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2852
$646
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$1.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.2
$48.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$8.44
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.29
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.59
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$1.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.39
$1.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.8
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.66
$5.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.4
$6.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
$2.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.46
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$1.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.91
$1.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12
$5.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.77
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.22
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.05
$6.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.56
$2.42
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.36
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.92
$1.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$24
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.12
$2.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$39.2
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.27
$7.85
👖 Brand Jeans
$89.6
$22.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$115
$85.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1188
$82.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$725
$10266

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Cities Comparison in Angola vs Zambia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Angola

City Cost of living Population
Luanda
$1230
2.49M
Huambo
$1071
666K
Benguela
$1066
562K
Cabinda
$953
550K
Lobito
$1020
393K
Luena
$1047
357K
N'zeto
$1047
47.8K
Ambriz
$1045
17K

In Zambia

City Cost of living Population
Lusaka
$732
1.74M
Ndola
$1233
528K
Kitwe
$1228
504K
Kapiri Mposhi
$1168
241K
Kasama
$1156
168K
Chingola
$1117
147K
Livingstone
$1152
137K
Mansa
$1151
129K
Mufulira
$1724
122K
Choma
$1136
122K