Afghanistan vs Malta - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanMalta
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$1519
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$3587
🏠 One person rent
$152
$857
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$1585
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$491
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$60
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$1374
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$27885
😃 Human freedom index
4
8.3
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
82.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
53
🏙️ Population
37.5M
465K

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 77% less expensive than in Malta ($1519). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 26th for Malta 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 0.9 months in Malta. Ranked 191st and 82nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Malta

AfghanistanMalta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$16.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$68.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$3.14
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$2.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$2.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$908
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$716
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$1652
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$1400
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$60.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$93.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$41.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
3.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$4411
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$2907
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$2.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$32.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$23.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$1.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$1.28
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$1.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$8.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$16.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$3.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$3.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$3.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$2.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$2.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.8
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$8.21
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$6.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$9.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$4.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$69
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$10.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$87.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$96.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$426
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$8902

Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Malta

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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 Malta

CityCost of livingPopulation
Mosta
$1366
20.2K
Birkirkara
$1616
24.4K
Sliema
$1610
16.9K
Zabbar
$1633
15.4K
Naxxar
$1442
13.4K
St. Paul's Bay
$1290
21K
San Gwann
$1558
12.5K
Marsaskala
$1459
12.1K
Gzira
$1783
8.03K
Valletta
$1753
6.44K