Afghanistan vs Peru - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanPeru
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$630
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$1523
🏠 One person rent
$152
$277
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$446
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$193
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$99.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$398
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$6127
😃 Human freedom index
4
7.68
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
76.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
38
🏙️ Population
37.5M
29.4M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 44% less expensive than in Peru ($630). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 141st for Peru 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 0.6 months in Peru. Ranked 191st and 76th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Peru

AfghanistanPeru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$3.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$13.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$4.28
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$1.69
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$2.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$324
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$192
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$520
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$333
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$30.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$47.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$27.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
9.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$1567
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$1025
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$25.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$12.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$0.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$6.21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$3.84
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$6.17
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$0.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$0.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$0.66
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$1.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$7.72
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$3.67
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$6.61
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$3.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$31.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$4.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$18.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$6.13
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$36.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$64.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$172
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$5157

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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 Peru

CityCost of livingPopulation
Lima
$755
9.67M
Arequipa
$460
1.01M
Callao
$648
1.13M
Trujillo
$502
920K
Tacna
$406
286K
Iquitos
$630
378K
Chimbote
$415
498K
Piura
$539
473K
Cusco
$525
428K
Chiclayo
$460
553K
Pucallpa
$381
326K
Juliaca
$549
291K
Huancayo
$410
378K
Tarapoto
$399
240K
Ica
$476
282K
Cajamarca
$556
201K
Huacho
$479
201K
Huanuco
$527
197K
Paita
$479
179K
Ayacucho
$406
181K
Sullana
$498
162K
Puno
$445
129K
Tumbes
$457
96.9K
Talara
$438
91.4K
Huaraz
$427
119K
Puerto Maldonado
$472
85K
Jaen
$470
81.6K
Pisco
$520
81.2K
Huaral
$521
79K
Abancay
$534
72.3K