Afghanistan vs Uganda - Cost of Living Comparison

Afghanistan Uganda
🚶 Cost of living one person
$397
$574
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$883
$1484
🏠 One person rent
$164
$234
🏘️ Family rent
$232
$486
🍽️ Food expenses
$144
$221
🚐 Transport expenses
$54.6
$62.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$138
💸 GDP per capita
$517
$822
😃 Human freedom index
4
6.32
❤️ Life expectancy
65.2
63.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
16
27
🌐 English speaking %
6%
89.9%
🎓 Higher education
25
69
😀 Quality of life
17
38
🏙️ Population
37.5M
42.9M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($397) is 31% less expensive than in Uganda ($574). Afghanistan ranked 193rd vs 152nd for Uganda in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Afghanistan compared to 0.2 months in Uganda. Ranked 188th and 128th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Uganda

We calculate prices for Afghanistan and Uganda as a population-weighted mean of 12 and 9 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Afghanistan Uganda
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.16
$2.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$11
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.39
$7.78
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.82
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$1.44
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.26
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$124
$259
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$80.2
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$721
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$125
$293
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$31.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.9
$49.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.8
$57.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.04%
21.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$770
$1062
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$313
$2803
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.6
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.35
$6.01
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.72
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$0.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.28
$0.81
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
$1.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$5.16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$5.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.88
$3.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.23
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$8.47
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.35
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.63
$2.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.94
$4.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.72
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.8
$1.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.36
$1.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$12.5
$57.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.44
$5.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.4
$13.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.36
$5.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$17.7
$22.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$52.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$22.2
$150
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1250
$4646

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Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Uganda

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

City Cost of living Population
Kabul
$422
4.27M
Mazar-i-Sharif
$355
469K
Kandahar
$373
614K
Herat
$383
556K
Kunduz
$363
357K
Jalalabad
$361
263K
Lashkargah
$355
202K
Sheberghan
$352
176K
Khost
$346
160K
Ghazni
$346
143K
Puli Khumri
$349
114K
Gardez
$353
70K

In Uganda

City Cost of living Population
Kampala
$637
1.66M
Kira Town
$486
317K
Gulu
$433
152K
Entebbe
$516
70K
Mbale
$469
96.2K
Jinja
$405
72.9K
Kasese
$410
115K
Arua
$470
62K
Tororo
$491
41.9K