Cost of Living in Gardez

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$393
$783
🛋️ Without rent
$172
$484
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$221
$298
🍽️ Food
$126
$327
🚐 Transport
$17.3
$47.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$167
😀 Quality of life
10
🏙️ Population
70K

The average cost of living in Gardez is $393, which is in the top 5% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8863rd out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 12 in Afghanistan.

The median after-tax salary is $167, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 9268th (TOP 100%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 9th best city to live in Afghanistan. With an estimated population of 70K, Gardez is the 12th largest city in Afghanistan.

Why living in Gardez is so expensive? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Gardez for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 64 km Khost International Airport
😷 Air quality Bad 39.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 13543 Paktia University
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Prices in Gardez

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.71
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.62
 Cappuccino
$1.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.45
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$127
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$72.8
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$220
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$126
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$46.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$107
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$404
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$227
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.94
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.95
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.86
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$7.56
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.73
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
👖 Brand Jeans
$14
👟 Brand Sneakers
$34
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$17.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1066

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