Afghanistan vs Guatemala - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanGuatemala
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$857
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$1964
🏠 One person rent
$152
$412
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$645
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$291
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$62.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$428
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$4603
😃 Human freedom index
4
7.35
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
74.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
25
🏙️ Population
37.5M
17.3M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 59% less expensive than in Guatemala ($857). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 91st for Guatemala 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 Guatemala. Ranked 191st and 104th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Guatemala

AfghanistanGuatemala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$5.87
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$25.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$5.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$2.41
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$2.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$448
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$283
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$721
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$490
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$42.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$55.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$53.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
8.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$1735
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$922
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$12.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$9.39
⛽ 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
$1.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.21
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$6.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$5.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$8.54
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$1.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$1.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$10.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.38
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$3.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$5.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$5.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$2.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$48.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$5.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$32.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$8.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$50.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$188
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$3944

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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 Guatemala

CityCost of livingPopulation
Guatemala City
$926
2.93M
Mixco
$787
508K
Coban
$726
310K
Quetzaltenango
$601
225K
Flores
$733
145K
Momostenango
$771
140K
Jalapa
$767
122K
Mazatenango
$735
103K
San Miguel Petapa
$703
94.2K
Panajachel
$711
11.1K