Afghanistan vs Madagascar - Cost of Living Comparison

Afghanistan Madagascar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$397
$628
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$883
$1819
🏠 One person rent
$164
$310
🏘️ Family rent
$232
$836
🍽️ Food expenses
$144
$175
🚐 Transport expenses
$54.6
$63.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$167
💸 GDP per capita
$517
$471
😃 Human freedom index
4
7.02
❤️ Life expectancy
65.2
67.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
16
26
🌐 English speaking %
6%
18%
🎓 Higher education
25
38
😀 Quality of life
17
39
🏙️ Population
37.5M
25.6M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($397) is 37% less expensive than in Madagascar ($628). Afghanistan ranked 193rd vs 136th for Madagascar in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Afghanistan compared to 0.3 months in Madagascar. Ranked 188th and 126th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Madagascar

We calculate prices for Afghanistan and Madagascar as a population-weighted mean of 12 and 4 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 Madagascar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.16
$1.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$11
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.39
$4.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.82
$1.14
 Cappuccino
$1.44
$1.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.26
$0.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$124
$517
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$80.2
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$916
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$125
$691
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$24.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.9
$37.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.8
$63.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.04%
16.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$770
$863
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$313
$431
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.6
$2.59
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.35
$10.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.72
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.28
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
$1.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$6.88
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$4.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.88
$4.66
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$1.49
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$0.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.86
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$0.75
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.23
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$0.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$8.28
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.35
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.63
$5.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.94
$2.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.72
$2.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.8
$0.56
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.36
$0.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$12.5
$50.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.44
$7.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.4
$19.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.36
$2.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$17.7
$36.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$107
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$22.2
$206
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1250
$4679

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Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Madagascar

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

City Cost of living Population
Kabul
$422
4.27M
Mazar-i-Sharif
$355
469K
Kandahar
$373
614K
Herat
$383
556K
Kunduz
$363
357K
Jalalabad
$361
263K
Lashkargah
$355
202K
Sheberghan
$352
176K
Khost
$346
160K
Ghazni
$346
143K
Puli Khumri
$349
114K
Gardez
$353
70K

In Madagascar

City Cost of living Population
Antananarivo
$671
2.61M
Antsirabe
$381
257K
Toamasina
$512
225K
Toliara
$496
169K