Bangladesh vs Somalia - Cost of Living Comparison

Bangladesh Somalia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$448
$797
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1088
$2822
🏠 One person rent
$154
$240
🏘️ Family rent
$276
$1199
🍽️ Food expenses
$191
$289
🚐 Transport expenses
$60.4
$82.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$271
$390
💸 GDP per capita
$1962
$438
😃 Human freedom index
5.75
3.4
❤️ Life expectancy
72.9
57.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
26
13
🌐 English speaking %
12%
2%
🎓 Higher education
63
16
😀 Quality of life
49
15
🏙️ Population
166M
11M

The average cost of living in Bangladesh ($448) is 44% less expensive than in Somalia ($797). Bangladesh ranked 185th vs 101st for Somalia 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 0.5 months in Somalia. Ranked 95th and 192nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bangladesh vs Somalia

We calculate prices for Bangladesh and Somalia as a population-weighted mean of 15 and 4 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 Somalia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.04
$2.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.5
$53
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.12
$5.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.31
$7.53
 Cappuccino
$1.93
$1.02
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$0.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$114
$169
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$101
$71.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$302
$1645
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$189
$833
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.1
$97.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.8
$152
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24.2
$51.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.2%
7.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$988
$14453
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$517
$723
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.97
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.5
$39.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.33
$7.42
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.93
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.87
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
$1.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$2.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.95
$4.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$4.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.96
$5.76
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$3.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.49
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.28
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.65
$26.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.76
$0.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.98
$1.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.02
$2.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.62
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.94
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$1.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.8
$24.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.13
$11.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.1
$168
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.98
$52.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.1
$15.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50.6
$58
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$59.9
$69.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1568
$821

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Cities Comparison in Bangladesh vs Somalia

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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 Somalia

City Cost of living Population
Mogadishu
$828
2.12M
Hargeisa
$788
760K
Baidoa
$561
200K
Borama
$592
68.1K