Afghanistan vs Colombia - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanColombia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$574
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$1400
🏠 One person rent
$152
$252
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$424
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$176
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$86.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$327
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$5333
😃 Human freedom index
4
6.86
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
77.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
39
🏙️ Population
37.5M
49.1M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 38% less expensive than in Colombia ($574). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 153rd for Colombia 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 0.6 months in Colombia. Ranked 191st and 99th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Colombia

AfghanistanColombia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$3.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$13.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$4.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$1
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$1.43
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$257
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$169
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$478
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$302
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$40.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$62.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$24.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
11.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$1197
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$963
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.61
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$32.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$10.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$0.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.74
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$1.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$3.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$3.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$4.43
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$0.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$8.62
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$1.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$4.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$3.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.56
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$22.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$3.24
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$22
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$4.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$44.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$64.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$171
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$4184

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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 Colombia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Bogota
$728
7.74M
Medellin
$645
2.53M
Cali
$526
2.47M
Cartagena
$725
1.04M
Barranquilla
$602
1.27M
Soacha
$509
995K
Villavicencio
$449
528K
Valledupar
$516
544K
Pereira
$455
591K
Ibague
$410
541K
Bucaramanga
$501
581K
Cucuta
$404
750K
Monteria
$543
505K
Soledad
$548
456K
Popayan
$393
301K
Santa Marta
$627
516K
Buenaventura
$442
424K
Armenia
$457
301K
Manizales
$489
434K
Palmira
$398
349K
Pasto
$410
393K
Floridablanca
$480
267K
Bello
$451
372K
Neiva
$406
353K
Envigado
$490
229K
Tulua
$408
219K
Tumaco
$456
213K
Sincelejo
$442
287K
Barrancabermeja
$437
211K
Tunja
$392
209K