Afghanistan vs DR Congo - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanDR Congo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$748
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$2374
🏠 One person rent
$152
$296
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$1090
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$246
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$125
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$419
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$557
😃 Human freedom index
4
5.33
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
60.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
18
🏙️ Population
37.5M
86.8M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 53% less expensive than in the DR Congo ($748). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 110th for the DR Congo 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 the DR Congo. Ranked 191st and 168th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs the DR Congo

AfghanistanDR Congo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$6.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$13.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$6.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$2.26
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$3.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$1.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$223
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$191
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$997
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$1005
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$65.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$54.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$32.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
11.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$2775
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$1493
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$79.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$1.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$0.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$2.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$7.72
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$4.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$8.12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$1.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$2.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$3.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$4.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$97.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$5.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$52.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$4.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$27.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$40.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$178
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$5925

Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs the DR Congo

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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 DR Congo

CityCost of livingPopulation
Kinshasa
$826
11.9M
Mbuji-Mayi
$738
3.37M
Kananga
$703
1.97M
Lubumbashi
$775
1.79M
Kisangani
$665
936K
Bukavu
$564
871K
Tshikapa
$708
732K
Uvira
$651
590K
Kolwezi
$646
573K
Likasi
$636
423K
Mbandaka
$604
376K
Bunia
$627
328K
Matadi
$622
306K
Beni
$615
232K
Butembo
$612
218K
Mwene-Ditu
$608
196K
Kikwit
$606
187K
Isiro
$607
183K
Kindu
$605
172K
Boma
$601
163K
Kalemie
$601
147K
Gandajika
$600
146K
Gemena
$599
139K
Bumba
$597
103K
Mbanza-Ngungu
$598
100K