Afghanistan vs Dominican Republic - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanDominican Republic
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$711
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$1759
🏠 One person rent
$152
$276
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$449
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$266
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$328
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$7268
😃 Human freedom index
4
6.96
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
74.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
28
🏙️ Population
37.5M
10.4M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 50% less expensive than in the Dominican Republic ($711). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 117th for the Dominican Republic in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Afghanistan compared to 0.5 months in the Dominican Republic. Ranked 191st and 92nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs the Dominican Republic

AfghanistanDominican Republic
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$4.97
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$27.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$6.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$2.23
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$1.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$0.9
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$284
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$169
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$493
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$307
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$40.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$62.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$42.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
11.91%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$988
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$580
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$32.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$19.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$1.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$1.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$1.57
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$8.23
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$4.04
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$6.81
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$1.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$2.04
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$1.35
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$9.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$3.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$7.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$4.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$26.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$4.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$26.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$7.07
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$36.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$67
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$175
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$5804

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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 the Dominican Republic

CityCost of livingPopulation
Santo Domingo
$845
2.58M
Santiago de los Caballeros
$565
1.14M
Puerto Plata
$630
441K
San Cristobal
$687
275K
La Romana
$553
202K
Higuey
$763
169K
San Juan de la Maguana
$652
169K
Bonao
$726
158K
Bani
$614
146K
La Vega
$605
203K
Boca Chica
$620
142K
Barahona
$682
138K
Azua
$645
128K
San Pedro de Macoris
$612
217K
San Francisco de Macoris
$484
188K
Samana
$779
108K
Mao
$623
107K
Sabaneta
$681
98.5K
El Seibo
$760
97.1K
Sosua
$819
69.9K
Cotui
$678
79.6K
Nagua
$780
79.4K
Punta Cana
$849
44K
Jarabacoa
$744
69.9K
Cabarete
$954
4.09K