Afghanistan vs Germany - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanGermany
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$1414
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$3471
🏠 One person rent
$152
$746
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$1377
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$407
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$124
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$2864
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$45724
😃 Human freedom index
4
8.39
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
80.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
80
🏙️ Population
37.5M
83.1M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 75% less expensive than in Germany ($1414). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 32nd for Germany 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 2 months in Germany. Ranked 191st and 4th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Germany

AfghanistanGermany
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$11.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$52.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$9.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$4.16
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$3.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$2.72
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$702
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$532
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$1408
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$1049
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$143
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$220
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$36.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
1.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$5424
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$3824
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$3.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$80.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$23
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$1.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$1.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$1.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$2.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$8.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$12.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$2.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$1.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$1.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$6.21
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$7.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$10.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.61
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$36.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$66.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$17.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$87.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$94.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$360
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$13983

Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Germany

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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 Germany

CityCost of livingPopulation
Berlin
$1768
3.64M
Hamburg City
$1827
1.84M
Munich
$2055
1.47M
Cologne
$1697
1.09M
Frankfurt
$1854
753K
Stuttgart
$1713
635K
Dusseldorf
$1592
646K
Dortmund
$1313
587K
Nuremberg
$1506
518K
Dresden
$1350
555K
Hanover
$1398
543K
Bremen City
$1480
569K
Essen
$1334
583K
Leipzig
$1255
597K
Duisburg
$1203
499K
Bochum
$1287
365K
Munster
$1438
314K
Bonn
$1669
327K
Mannheim
$1296
309K
Karlsruhe
$1423
313K
Wuppertal
$1316
354K
Kiel
$1236
247K
Bielefeld
$1496
334K
Mainz
$1389
217K
Braunschweig
$1340
248K
Aachen
$1291
249K
Monchengladbach
$1344
261K
Augsburg
$1580
295K
Wiesbaden
$1591
278K
Gelsenkirchen
$1145
261K