Afghanistan vs Taiwan - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanTaiwan
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$1057
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$2978
🏠 One person rent
$152
$391
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$873
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$440
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$108
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$1404
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$24828
😃 Human freedom index
4
7.83
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
80.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
65
🏙️ Population
37.5M
23.6M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 67% less expensive than in Taiwan ($1057). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 58th for Taiwan 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 1.3 months in Taiwan. Ranked 191st and 26th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Taiwan

AfghanistanTaiwan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$3.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$29.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$4.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$1.94
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$2.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$1.01
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$417
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$284
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$1054
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$691
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$55.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$84.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$25.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
1.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$7023
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$4347
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.97
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$41.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$8.73
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$3.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$2.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$3.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$2.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$18.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$27.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$4.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.19
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$3.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$3.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$2.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.85
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$1.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$4.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$6.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$2.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$3.04
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$41.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$10.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$48.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$77.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$89.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$590
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$12592

Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Taiwan

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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 Taiwan

CityCost of livingPopulation
New Taipei
$1240
3.97M
Taipei
$1261
2.68M
Kaohsiung
$979
2.77M
Taoyuan
$913
2.22M
Taichung
$978
2.8M
Tainan
$946
1.88M
Hsinchu
$843
446K
Zhubei
$1162
194K
Chiayi
$861
269K
Changhua
$895
235K
Keelung
$1000
370K
Kinmen
$881
139K
Taitung
$993
109K
Douliu
$880
108K
Nantou
$876
102K
Miaoli
$777
91K
Yilan
$798
95.9K