Afghanistan vs Uzbekistan - Cost of Living Comparison

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Afghanistan Uzbekistan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$511
$629
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1060
$1563
🏠 One person rent
$256
$321
🏘️ Family rent
$351
$584
🍽️ Food expenses
$154
$209
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.9
$32.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$175
$343
💸 GDP per capita
$356
$2255
😃 Human freedom index
4
4.9
❤️ Life expectancy
62
70.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
20
33
🌐 English speaking %
6%
4%
🎓 Higher education
24
30
😀 Quality of life
9
33
🏙️ Population
37.5M
34.9M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($511) is 19% less expensive than in Uzbekistan ($629). Afghanistan ranked 174th vs 150th for Uzbekistan in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Afghanistan compared to 0.5 months in Uzbekistan. Ranked 193rd and 141st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Uzbekistan

We calculate prices for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan as a population-weighted mean of 12 and 11 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 Uzbekistan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.29
$4.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$10.5
$27
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$3.65
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.64
$1.25
 Cappuccino
$1.4
$1.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.4
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$136
$405
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$85.9
$247
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$234
$698
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$142
$482
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.9
$26.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.5
$40.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$103
$17.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.72%
21.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$415
$1125
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$235
$632
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.33
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.2
$10.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.79
$3.07
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.93
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
$1.1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.28
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.46
$1.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.82
$6.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.39
$3.51
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$7.73
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
$1.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$2.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$0.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.3
$0.46
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.21
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.92
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.21
$4.41
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.19
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.07
$2.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.2
$4.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.57
$3.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$1.27
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$1.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$11.1
$29.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.39
$4.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.2
$9.98
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.9
$9.35
👖 Brand Jeans
$14.6
$40
👟 Brand Sneakers
$38.9
$86.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$24.9
$210
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1273
$7662

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Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Uzbekistan

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

City Cost of living Population
Kabul
$554
4.27M
Mazar-i-Sharif
$438
469K
Kandahar
$501
614K
Herat
$500
556K
Kunduz
$435
357K
Jalalabad
$337
263K
Sheberghan
$433
176K
Lashkargah
$471
202K
Khost
$412
160K
Ghazni
$445
143K
Puli Khumri
$427
114K
Gardez
$440
70K

In Uzbekistan

City Cost of living Population
Tashkent
$793
2.86M
Namangan
$546
626K
Samarkand
$560
546K
Andijan
$509
442K
Fergana
$482
289K
Qarshi
$416
275K
Bukhara
$375
280K
Margilan
$480
215K
Jizzakh
$472
163K
Chirchiq
$419
159K
Nukus
$430
320K