Afghanistan vs Nicaragua - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanNicaragua
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$633
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$1564
🏠 One person rent
$152
$262
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$465
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$259
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$48.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$274
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$1905
😃 Human freedom index
4
7.29
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
74.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
22
🏙️ Population
37.5M
6.22M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 44% less expensive than in Nicaragua ($633). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 139th for Nicaragua 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 0.4 months in Nicaragua. Ranked 191st and 121st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Nicaragua

AfghanistanNicaragua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$5.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$24
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$5.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$1.3
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$1.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$0.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$203
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$150
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$403
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$326
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$41.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$63.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$60
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
13.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$857
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$491
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$16
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$9.55
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.21
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$2.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$5.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$7.14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$3.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$1.66
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$1.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$7.86
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$2.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$5.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$3.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$23.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$4.99
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$18.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$5.15
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$40.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$74.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$128
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$4279

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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 Nicaragua

CityCost of livingPopulation
Managua
$696
1.03M
Matagalpa
$437
156K
Chinandega
$578
152K
Masaya
$516
140K
Jinotega
$673
136K
Granada
$636
105K
Leon
$536
174K
Esteli
$696
130K
Juigalpa
$489
53.1K
San Juan del Sur
$867
7.22K