Bhutan vs Central African Republic - Cost of Living Comparison

Bhutan Central African Republic
🚶 Cost of living one person
$498
$515
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1095
$1243
🏠 One person rent
$217
$229
🏘️ Family rent
$324
$411
🍽️ Food expenses
$199
$187
🚐 Transport expenses
$18.7
$46.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$407
$292
💸 GDP per capita
$3001
$493
😃 Human freedom index
6.86
5.62
❤️ Life expectancy
72.1
53.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
68
24
🌐 English speaking %
75%
3%
🎓 Higher education
1
11
😀 Quality of life
35
8
🏙️ Population
808K
4.66M

The average cost of living in Bhutan ($498) is 3% less expensive than in the Central African Republic ($515). Bhutan ranked 181st 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 0.8 months in Bhutan compared to 0.6 months in the Central African Republic. Ranked 140th and 197th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bhutan vs the Central African Republic

We calculate prices for Bhutan and the Central African Republic as a population-weighted mean of 2 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.

Bhutan Central African Republic
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.41
$2.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.3
$17.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.61
$4.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.01
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$218
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$141
$142
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$316
$455
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$231
$288
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.9
$35.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.2
$53.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24
$36.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.89%
12.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2047
$1046
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$126
$584
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.25
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.4
$16.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.34
$6.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.57
$5.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$5.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.07
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.12
$6.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7
$2.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.73
$3.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.6
$2.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.67
$1.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.2
$22.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.43
$3.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38
$19.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.53
$3.97
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.3
$27.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$51.8
$58
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$45
$86.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$812
$2751

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bhutan

City Cost of living Population
Thimphu
$499
104K
Paro
$492
11.4K

In the Central African Republic

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