Bhutan vs Burundi - Cost of Living Comparison

Bhutan Burundi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$498
$508
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1095
$1419
🏠 One person rent
$217
$181
🏘️ Family rent
$324
$512
🍽️ Food expenses
$199
$236
🚐 Transport expenses
$18.7
$50.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$407
$308
💸 GDP per capita
$3001
$239
😃 Human freedom index
6.86
5.02
❤️ Life expectancy
72.1
61.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
68
19
🌐 English speaking %
75%
2%
🎓 Higher education
1
24
😀 Quality of life
35
16
🏙️ Population
808K
11.5M

The average cost of living in Bhutan ($498) is 2% less expensive than in Burundi ($508). Bhutan ranked 181st vs 174th for Burundi in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Bhutan compared to 0.6 months in Burundi. Ranked 140th and 189th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bhutan vs Burundi

We calculate prices for Bhutan and Burundi as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 8 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.

Bhutan Burundi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.41
$2.87
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.3
$14.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.61
$2.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.01
$0.76
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$2.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$299
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$141
$84.2
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$316
$725
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$231
$385
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.9
$11.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.2
$17.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24
$41.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.89%
12.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2047
$936
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$126
$7131
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.25
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.4
$19.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.34
$8.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$2.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.57
$8.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$6.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$6.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$4.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$0.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$0.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.07
$1.35
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.12
$16.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$0.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7
$3.27
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.73
$3.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.6
$12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$3.75
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.67
$3.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.2
$20.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.43
$3.87
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38
$18.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.53
$3.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.3
$16.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$51.8
$35
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$45
$51.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$812
$922

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City Cost of living Population
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In Burundi

City Cost of living Population
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$513
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$473
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Ngozi
$481
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Bubanza
$482
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$481
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$481
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Rutana
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