Kerema travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Kerema

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Kerema for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 405* (1386 PGK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 35 per person
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 2266* (7742 PGK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 58 per person
  • $ 99 per person
  • $ 26 per person

Total budget:

$ 5088* (17374 PGK)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Kerema compared to Papua New Guinea in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Kerema in 2020 is 13% higher than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Kerema in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Kerema by expense type

Restaurant budget in Kerema

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Kerema is 11% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 6.5 to $ 21)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 33/person
($ 17 to $ 58)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8/person
($ 5.9 to $ 17)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.2 for 500ml
($ 1.9 to $ 3.2)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 4.3 for 330ml
($ 3.2 to $ 5.9)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.2/cup
($ 1.7 to $ 3.2)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.3/can
($ 0.6 to $ 2.3)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 2.3)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Supermarket food budget in Kerema

On average, the price of supermarket food in Kerema is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 2.3)

116% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.9/500g
($ 1.7 to $ 2.2)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.7)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.7/12 eggs
($ 2.9 to $ 3.8)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8/kg
($ 3.8 to $ 9.9)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.6/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 13)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.9/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 4.8)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.3/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 4.8)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 6.5)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 3.8)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 2.5/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 4.5)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.9
($ 1.3 to $ 4.8)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 14/kg
($ 8 to $ 21)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Kerema

On average, the price of transport in Kerema is 110% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 6.5/km
($ 4.1 to $ 6.5)

277% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.2
($ 3.2 to $ 6.5)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Budget for living and housing in Kerema

On average, the cost of housing in Kerema is 8% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 151/month
($ 82 to $ 259)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

126% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 170/month
($ 69 to $ 226)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 964
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5636/yr
($ 1933 to $ 12880)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16769

Leisure activity budget in Kerema

On average, budget for leisure activities in Kerema is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 9.7 to $ 17)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Kerema

On average, shopping budget in Kerema is 20% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.6/pack
($ 4.8 to $ 8)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 33
($ 17 to $ 65)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 26
($ 17 to $ 65)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 60
($ 33 to $ 97)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 108
($ 65 to $ 194)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 100

Plane ticket budget

Sydney → Port Moresby
Sydney → Port Moresby
Sydney → Port Moresby
$ 591
(fair price: $ 542)
London → Port Moresby
London → Port Moresby
London → Port Moresby
$ 1679
(fair price: $ 1402)
Melbourne → Port Moresby
Melbourne → Port Moresby
Melbourne → Port Moresby
$ 622
(fair price: $ 545)
Los Angeles → Port Moresby
Los Angeles  → Port Moresby
Los Angeles  → Port Moresby
$ 1824
(fair price: $ 1672)
New York City → Port Moresby
New York City → Port Moresby
New York City → Port Moresby
$ 2112
(fair price: $ 1946)
Auckland → Port Moresby
Auckland → Port Moresby
Auckland → Port Moresby
$ 775
(fair price: $ 666)
Perth → Port Moresby
Perth → Port Moresby
Perth → Port Moresby
$ 838
(fair price: $ 728)

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About this information on the cost of living in Kerema

The information about the cost of living in Kerema shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including: Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Kerema was updated on 27-09-2020.

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