Afghanistan vs Bulgaria - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanBulgaria
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$654
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$1608
🏠 One person rent
$152
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$482
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$247
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$44
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$732
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$9976
😃 Human freedom index
4
7.89
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
74.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
44
🏙️ Population
37.5M
7M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 46% less expensive than in Bulgaria ($654). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 132nd for Bulgaria in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Afghanistan compared to 1.1 months in Bulgaria. Ranked 191st and 45th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Bulgaria

AfghanistanBulgaria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$5.97
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$25.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$5.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$1.52
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$1.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$1.07
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$283
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$196
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$475
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$339
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$68.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$105
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$11.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
3.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$1375
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$901
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$25
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$5.01
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$1.25
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$2.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$6.68
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$5.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$8.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$0.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$1.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$5.86
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$3.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$6.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$2.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.82
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$23.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$6.28
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$4.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$52.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$78.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$318
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$4360

Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Bulgaria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

CityCost of livingPopulation
Kabul
$354
4.27M
Kandahar
$358
614K
Herat
$347
556K
Mazar-i-Sharif
$359
469K
Kunduz
$353
357K
Lashkargah
$345
202K
Jalalabad
$357
263K
Sheberghan
$345
176K
Khost
$351
160K
Ghazni
$362
143K
Puli Khumri
$341
114K
Gardez
$363
70K

In Bulgaria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Sofia
$792
1.36M
Plovdiv
$637
384K
Varna
$668
369K
Burgas
$605
227K
Stara Zagora
$591
159K
Ruse
$557
164K
Pleven
$554
124K
Shumen
$505
97.7K
Sliven
$472
91.3K
Haskovo
$500
93.8K
Blagoevgrad
$515
82.6K
Dobrich
$517
92.4K
Pernik
$629
84K
Yambol
$476
84.2K
Veliko Tarnovo
$584
72.2K
Pazardzhik
$498
84.6K
Vratsa
$718
69.5K
Asenovgrad
$468
59.8K
Vidin
$399
58K
Gabrovo
$486
62.9K
Bansko
$585
9.5K