Afghanistan vs Turkey - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanTurkey
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$447
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$1140
🏠 One person rent
$152
$180
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$296
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$159
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$57.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$428
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$8538
😃 Human freedom index
4
7.04
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
77.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
40
🏙️ Population
37.5M
83.6M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 21% less expensive than in Turkey ($447). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 188th for Turkey 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 months in Turkey. Ranked 191st and 50th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Turkey

AfghanistanTurkey
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$3.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$13.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$3.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$2.29
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$1.73
🥤 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
$186
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$118
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$313
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$207
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$36.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$56.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$11.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
16.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$809
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$551
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$19.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$5.43
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$0.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.65
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$0.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$5.18
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$3.22
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$9.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$0.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$0.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$0.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$0.7
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$7.41
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$1.59
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$2.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$2.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$1.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$0.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$18.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$2.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$22.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$3.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$32.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$56.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$259
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$5421

Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Turkey

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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 Turkey

CityCost of livingPopulation
Istanbul
$618
14.7M
Ankara
$530
5.5M
Izmir
$527
4.32M
Bursa
$446
2.9M
Adana
$323
2.22M
Antalya
$473
2.43M
Konya
$337
2.23M
Urfa
$354
1.99M
Mersin
$339
1.81M
Gaziantep
$358
2.03M
Kocaeli
$439
1.95M
Kayseri
$330
1.39M
Diyarbakir
$320
1.73M
Samsun
$344
1.34M
Tekirdag
$388
1.03M
Denizli
$312
963K
Trabzon
$405
808K
Eskisehir
$371
871K
Erzurum
$374
768K
Elazig
$405
422K
Malatya
$376
462K
Kahramanmaras
$332
444K
Batman
$400
447K
Van
$384
353K
Antakya
$391
378K
Sivas
$376
378K
Alanya
$488
312K
Gebze
$344
371K
Manisa
$408
357K
Izmit
$293
363K