Afghanistan vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanRussia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$656
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$1626
🏠 One person rent
$152
$327
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$577
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$213
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$46.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$599
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$10127
😃 Human freedom index
4
6.43
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
73.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
30
🏙️ Population
37.5M
147M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 46% less expensive than in Russia ($656). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 131st for Russia 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 Russia. Ranked 191st and 49th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Russia

AfghanistanRussia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$5.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$4.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$2.21
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$1.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$0.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$370
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$238
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$689
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$434
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$55.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$86
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$6.63
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
9.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$2205
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$1300
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$20.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$4.06
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$0.62
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.87
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$1.21
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$7.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$3.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$6.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.87
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$0.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$6.65
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$2.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$5.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$2.55
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$0.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$33
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$4.28
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$17
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$5.93
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$65.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$70.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$277
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$6905

Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Russia

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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 Russia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Moscow
$1027
12.7M
Saint Petersburg
$803
5.38M
Yekaterinburg
$625
1.47M
Novosibirsk
$620
1.6M
Kazan
$683
1.24M
Krasnoyarsk
$490
1.08M
Chelyabinsk
$452
1.2M
Nizhny Novgorod
$636
1.26M
Samara
$614
1.17M
Ufa
$561
1.12M
Rostov-on-Don
$570
1.13M
Perm
$564
1.05M
Omsk
$465
1.18M
Voronezh
$489
1.05M
Krasnodar
$518
881K
Surgut
$614
361K
Tyumen
$622
745K
Vladivostok
$800
607K
Balashikha
$622
451K
Volgograd
$506
1.02M
Yaroslavl
$537
608K
Saratov
$522
845K
Izhevsk
$413
646K
Ryazan
$489
538K
Tolyatti
$517
693K
Irkutsk
$486
624K
Tomsk
$483
573K
Yakutsk
$790
308K
Khabarovsk
$733
616K
Sochi
$721
412K