Afghanistan vs Central African Republic - Cost of Living Comparison

Afghanistan Central African Republic
🚶 Cost of living one person
$397
$515
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$883
$1243
🏠 One person rent
$164
$229
🏘️ Family rent
$232
$411
🍽️ Food expenses
$144
$187
🚐 Transport expenses
$54.6
$46.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$292
💸 GDP per capita
$517
$493
😃 Human freedom index
4
5.62
❤️ Life expectancy
65.2
53.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
16
24
🌐 English speaking %
6%
3%
🎓 Higher education
25
11
😀 Quality of life
17
8
🏙️ Population
37.5M
4.66M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($397) is 23% less expensive than in the Central African Republic ($515). Afghanistan ranked 193rd vs 172nd for the Central African Republic in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Afghanistan compared to 0.6 months in the Central African Republic. Ranked 188th and 197th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs the Central African Republic

We calculate prices for Afghanistan and the Central African Republic as a population-weighted mean of 12 and 3 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.

Afghanistan Central African Republic
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.16
$2.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$11
$17.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.39
$4.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.82
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$1.44
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.26
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$124
$218
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$80.2
$142
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$455
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$125
$288
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$35.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.9
$53.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.8
$36.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.04%
12.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$770
$1046
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$313
$584
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.6
$16.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.35
$6.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.72
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.28
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$5.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.88
$5.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.23
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$6.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.35
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.63
$2.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.94
$3.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.72
$2.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.8
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.36
$1.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$12.5
$22.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.44
$3.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.4
$19.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.36
$3.97
👖 Brand Jeans
$17.7
$27.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$58
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$22.2
$86.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1250
$2751

Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs the Central African Republic

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

City Cost of living Population
Kabul
$422
4.27M
Mazar-i-Sharif
$355
469K
Kandahar
$373
614K
Herat
$383
556K
Kunduz
$363
357K
Jalalabad
$361
263K
Lashkargah
$355
202K
Sheberghan
$352
176K
Khost
$346
160K
Ghazni
$346
143K
Puli Khumri
$349
114K
Gardez
$353
70K

In the Central African Republic

City Cost of living Population
Bangui
$519
889K
Berberati
$481
76.9K
Bria
$481
35.2K