Cost of Living in Chitungwiza

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$784
$1983
🛋️ Without rent
$456
$1433
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$328
$550
🍽️ Food
$316
$862
🚐 Transport
$79.9
$224
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$283
😀 Quality of life
29
🏙️ Population
365K

The average cost of living in Chitungwiza is $784, which is in the top 34% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6114th out of 9294 in our global list and 3rd out of 10 in Zimbabwe.

The median after-tax salary is $283, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 8601st (TOP 93%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Zimbabwe. With an estimated population of 365K, Chitungwiza is the 3rd largest city in Zimbabwe.

Why living in Chitungwiza costs 2.8 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Chitungwiza for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 8 km Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 20.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 2201 University of Zimbabwe
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Prices in Chitungwiza

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
 Cappuccino
$2.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$190
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$178
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$469
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$359
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$106
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$840
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$850
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.01
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.19
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.01
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$41
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$291
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8481

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