Bangladesh vs Palau - Cost of Living Comparison

Bangladesh Palau
🚶 Cost of living one person
$448
$1162
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1088
$2757
🏠 One person rent
$154
$586
🏘️ Family rent
$276
$1094
🍽️ Food expenses
$191
$433
🚐 Transport expenses
$60.4
$35
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$271
$723
💸 GDP per capita
$1962
$14244
😃 Human freedom index
5.75
6.4
❤️ Life expectancy
72.9
69.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
26
49
🌐 English speaking %
12%
92.5%
🎓 Higher education
63
1
😀 Quality of life
49
29
🏙️ Population
166M
21.7K

The average cost of living in Bangladesh ($448) is 61% less expensive than in Palau ($1162). Bangladesh ranked 185th vs 44th for Palau in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Bangladesh compared to 0.6 months in Palau. Ranked 95th and 164th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bangladesh vs Palau

We calculate prices for Bangladesh and Palau as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 2 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.

Bangladesh Palau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.04
$10.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.5
$52
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.12
$6.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.31
$7.02
 Cappuccino
$1.93
$5.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$1.26
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$114
$483
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$101
$362
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$302
$1075
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$189
$794
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.1
$80.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.8
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24.2
$120
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.2%
6.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$988
$1697
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$517
$1316
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.5
$26.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.33
$8.86
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.93
$2.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$2.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$2.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$2.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
$4.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.95
$21.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$8.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.96
$7.92
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$4.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.28
$2.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$3.41
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.65
$21.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.76
$3.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.98
$8.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.02
$6.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.62
$3.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.94
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.8
$69.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.13
$5.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.1
$49.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.98
$5.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.1
$54.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50.6
$123
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$59.9
$220
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1568
$4896

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bangladesh

City Cost of living Population
Dhaka
$484
16.8M
Chittagong
$414
2.58M
Khulna
$376
1.4M
Narayanganj
$382
1.57M
Sylhet
$333
480K
Barisal
$337
328K
Rajshahi
$303
448K
Bogra
$365
401K
Narsingdi
$297
185K
Rangpur
$355
294K
Jessore
$314
202K
Mymensingh
$343
258K
Cox's Bazar
$617
167K
Brahmanbaria
$335
268K
Saidpur
$373
127K

In Palau

City Cost of living Population
Melekeok
$1162
299
Ngerulmud
$1162
271