Bahrain vs Central African Republic - Cost of Living Comparison

Bahrain Central African Republic
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1171
$515
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2837
$1243
🏠 One person rent
$691
$229
🏘️ Family rent
$1380
$411
🍽️ Food expenses
$317
$187
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.6
$46.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1410
$292
💸 GDP per capita
$20410
$493
😃 Human freedom index
5.73
5.62
❤️ Life expectancy
77.4
53.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
24
🌐 English speaking %
80%
3%
🎓 Higher education
53
11
😀 Quality of life
59
8
🏙️ Population
1.49M
4.66M

The average cost of living in Bahrain ($1171) is 128% more expensive than in the Central African Republic ($515). Bahrain ranked 42nd vs 172nd for the Central African Republic in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months in Bahrain compared to 0.6 months in the Central African Republic. Ranked 58th and 197th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bahrain vs the Central African Republic

We calculate prices for Bahrain and the Central African Republic as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 3 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.

Bahrain Central African Republic
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.46
$2.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$36
$17.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.83
$4.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.66
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$4.57
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.74
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$661
$218
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$490
$142
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1321
$455
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1106
$288
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$123
$35.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$187
$53.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$43.9
$36.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.02%
12.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$1046
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1236
$584
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.8
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.2
$16.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$29
$6.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.51
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.89
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.16
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.28
$5.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.04
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.95
$5.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.36
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.2
$6.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.09
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.45
$2.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.47
$3.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.71
$2.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.99
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.41
$1.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$60.8
$22.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.4
$3.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$39.1
$19.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.81
$3.97
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.6
$27.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$104
$58
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$356
$86.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5865
$2751

Cities Comparison in Bahrain vs the Central African Republic

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bahrain

City Cost of living Population
Manama
$1307
157K
Riffa
$1002
122K
Isa Town
$1152
40K

In the Central African Republic

City Cost of living Population
Bangui
$519
889K
Berberati
$481
76.9K
Bria
$481
35.2K