Cyprus vs Zambia - Cost of Living Comparison

Cyprus Zambia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1213
$1000
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2964
$1860
🏠 One person rent
$660
$624
🏘️ Family rent
$1289
$701
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$235
🚐 Transport expenses
$64.9
$79.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1366
$596
💸 GDP per capita
$27528
$985
😃 Human freedom index
8.42
6.82
❤️ Life expectancy
81.1
64.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
53
33
🌐 English speaking %
72.7%
16%
🎓 Higher education
74
21
😀 Quality of life
74
33
🏙️ Population
1.14M
17.1M

The average cost of living in Cyprus ($1213) is 21% more expensive than in Zambia ($1000). Cyprus ranked 39th 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 1.1 months in Cyprus compared to 0.6 months in Zambia. Ranked 25th and 148th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cyprus vs Zambia

We calculate prices for Cyprus and Zambia as a population-weighted mean of 10 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.

Cyprus Zambia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.4
$4.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.9
$17.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.7
$3.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$3.16
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.51
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$631
$497
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$509
$524
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1329
$633
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1057
$532
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$94.6
$80.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$145
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.4
$24.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.59%
19.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2230
$8876
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1532
$646
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.55
$1.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$41
$48.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15
$8.44
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.52
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.44
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
$1.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.88
$1.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.69
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.07
$5.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.66
$6.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
$2.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$1.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
$1.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.68
$5.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.32
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.82
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.74
$6.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.74
$2.42
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.13
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.63
$1.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.4
$24
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.35
$2.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$49.7
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.3
$7.85
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.2
$22.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.4
$85.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$342
$82.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6059
$10266

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Cities Comparison in Cyprus vs Zambia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cyprus

City Cost of living Population
Nicosia
$1164
330K
Limassol
$1520
235K
Larnaca
$1234
59.2K
Paphos
$1023
36K
Paralimni
$1023
15K
Famagusta
$722
40.9K
Aradippou
$900
19.2K
Kyrenia
$754
33.2K
Ypsonas
$943
11.1K
Dali
$930
10.5K

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