Bahrain vs North Macedonia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bahrain North Macedonia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1062
$616
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2633
$1465
🏠 One person rent
$575
$282
🏘️ Family rent
$1102
$467
🍽️ Food expenses
$334
$232
🚐 Transport expenses
$54.7
$37
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1474
$496
💸 GDP per capita
$30152
$6591
😃 Human freedom index
5.49
7.67
❤️ Life expectancy
78.8
74.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
44
40
🌐 English speaking %
80%
5%
🎓 Higher education
53
66
😀 Quality of life
64
52
🏙️ Population
1.49M
1.84M

The average cost of living in Bahrain ($1062) is 72% more expensive than in North Macedonia ($616). Bahrain ranked 70th vs 149th 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 1.4 months in Bahrain compared to 0.8 months in North Macedonia. Ranked 50th and 76th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bahrain vs North Macedonia

We calculate prices for Bahrain and North Macedonia as a population-weighted mean of 3 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.

Bahrain North Macedonia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.87
$5.74
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37.5
$23.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.4
$4.71
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.07
$1.81
 Cappuccino
$3.5
$1.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.76
$1.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$540
$232
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$422
$169
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1141
$426
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$871
$298
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.2
$81.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$135
$125
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$42.2
$18.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.8%
4.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2003
$1469
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1452
$1111
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.9
$0.63
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.4
$21
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.3
$6.02
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.49
$1.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.55
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.08
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.39
$2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.83
$6.93
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.25
$6.32
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.28
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$0.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.49
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.76
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.61
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$28.1
$4.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.92
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.93
$2.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.46
$4.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.93
$3.26
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.21
$0.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.52
$1.6
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.4
$27
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.23
$5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$41.3
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.63
$3.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.3
$49.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$102
$75.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$511
$183
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7921
$2811

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bahrain

City Cost of living Population
Manama
$1335
157K
Riffa
$732
122K
Isa Town
$992
40K

In North Macedonia

City Cost of living Population
Skopje
$713
527K
Tetovo
$571
142K
Bitola
$563
74.6K
Kumanovo
$598
70.8K
Ohrid
$498
55.7K
Prilep
$426
66.2K
Veles
$464
43.7K
Strumica
$452
33.8K
Stip
$469
43.7K
Kavadarci
$570
32K