Armenia vs North Macedonia - Cost of Living Comparison

Armenia North Macedonia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$884
$512
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2044
$1217
🏠 One person rent
$486
$236
🏘️ Family rent
$832
$390
🍽️ Food expenses
$277
$183
🚐 Transport expenses
$34.8
$33.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$465
$417
💸 GDP per capita
$4266
$5917
😃 Human freedom index
8.2
7.75
❤️ Life expectancy
75.2
75.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
49
39
🌐 English speaking %
8%
5%
🎓 Higher education
55
62
😀 Quality of life
57
55
🏙️ Population
2.93M
1.84M

The average cost of living in Armenia ($884) is 73% more expensive than in North Macedonia ($512). Armenia ranked 82nd vs 173rd for North Macedonia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Armenia compared to 0.8 months in North Macedonia. Ranked 65th and 69th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Armenia vs North Macedonia

We calculate prices for Armenia and North Macedonia as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 10 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.

Armenia North Macedonia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.76
$4.61
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.9
$20.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.09
$3.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$2.51
$1.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$1.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$568
$197
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$377
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1071
$343
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$647
$247
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.4
$69.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81
$108
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.6
$16.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.85%
4.73%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1986
$1218
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$923
$923
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.6
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.3
$19.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.42
$5.05
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.18
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.58
$0.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.14
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.71
$5.42
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.25
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.68
$8.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$0.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$0.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.04
$3.71
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.87
$2.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.2
$2.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.93
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.63
$0.79
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.86
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54.9
$22
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.51
$4.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.6
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.07
$2.58
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.8
$48.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.2
$69.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$239
$161
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5095
$2596

Cities Comparison in Armenia vs North Macedonia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Armenia

City Cost of living Population
Yerevan
$976
1.08M
Gyumri
$529
122K
Vanadzor
$690
90.5K
Abovyan
$675
44.4K
Kapan
$746
43.2K
Armavir
$687
38.6K
Ashtarak
$749
21.6K
Goris
$746
20.6K
Masis
$511
21.4K
Spitak
$743
15K

In North Macedonia

City Cost of living Population
Skopje
$598
527K
Tetovo
$478
142K
Bitola
$436
74.6K
Kumanovo
$481
70.8K
Ohrid
$400
55.7K
Strumica
$408
45.1K
Prilep
$388
66.2K
Veles
$401
43.7K
Stip
$412
43.7K
Kavadarci
$401
38.7K