Afghanistan vs Ethiopia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Afghanistan Ethiopia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$511
$883
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1060
$2356
🏠 One person rent
$256
$398
🏘️ Family rent
$351
$920
🍽️ Food expenses
$154
$355
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.9
$43.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$175
$179
💸 GDP per capita
$356
$1028
😃 Human freedom index
4
5.2
❤️ Life expectancy
62
65
👮 Corruption perceptions index
20
37
🌐 English speaking %
6%
0.2%
🎓 Higher education
24
61
😀 Quality of life
9
15
🏙️ Population
37.5M
105M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($511) is 42% less expensive than in Ethiopia ($883). Afghanistan ranked 174th vs 97th for Ethiopia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Afghanistan compared to 0.2 months in Ethiopia. Ranked 193rd and 182nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Ethiopia

We calculate prices for Afghanistan and Ethiopia as a population-weighted mean of 12 and 10 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 Ethiopia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.29
$6.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$10.5
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$6.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.64
$0.85
 Cappuccino
$1.4
$0.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.4
$0.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$136
$500
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$85.9
$209
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$234
$1268
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$142
$601
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.9
$100
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.5
$153
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$103
$32.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.72%
15.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$415
$2097
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$235
$1348
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.33
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.2
$12.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.79
$4.32
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.93
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
$1.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.28
$0.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.46
$2.56
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.82
$9.23
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.39
$9.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
$5.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.36
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$0.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$0.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.3
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.21
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.92
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.21
$7.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.19
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.07
$4.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.2
$18.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.57
$10.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$4.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$2.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$11.1
$63.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.39
$4.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.2
$44.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.9
$7.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$14.6
$35.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$38.9
$77.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$24.9
$78.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1273
$3062

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

City Cost of living Population
Kabul
$554
4.27M
Mazar-i-Sharif
$438
469K
Kandahar
$501
614K
Herat
$500
556K
Kunduz
$435
357K
Jalalabad
$337
263K
Sheberghan
$433
176K
Lashkargah
$471
202K
Khost
$412
160K
Ghazni
$445
143K
Puli Khumri
$427
114K
Gardez
$440
70K

In Ethiopia

City Cost of living Population
Addis Ababa
$932
3.04M
Gondar
$886
324K
Awasa
$845
300K
Mekelle
$802
324K
Bahir Dar
$885
243K
Jimma
$874
178K
Dire Dawa
$709
277K
Dessie
$827
188K
Jijiga
$708
159K
Harar
$679
129K