Bhutan vs Libya - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bhutan Libya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$446
$424
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1102
$1064
🏠 One person rent
$162
$157
🏘️ Family rent
$270
$285
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$170
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.2
$41.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$469
$253
💸 GDP per capita
$3560
$6716
😃 Human freedom index
6.69
4.94
❤️ Life expectancy
71.8
71.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
68
18
🌐 English speaking %
75%
2%
🎓 Higher education
1
31
😀 Quality of life
48
29
🏙️ Population
808K
6.68M

The average cost of living in Bhutan ($446) is 5% more expensive than in Libya ($424). Bhutan ranked 191st vs 193rd for Libya in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Bhutan compared to 0.6 months in Libya. Ranked 91st and 149th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bhutan vs Libya

We calculate prices for Bhutan and Libya as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 13 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 Libya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.05
$4.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.1
$23
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.96
$3.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.08
$0.69
 Cappuccino
$1.92
$0.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.55
$0.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$181
$149
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$108
$94.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$275
$340
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$208
$189
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.1
$25.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.6
$39.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.1
$26.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.28%
19.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$717
$1049
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$875
$342
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.79
$0.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28
$16.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.4
$8.27
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.94
$0.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
$0.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.78
$0.32
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.95
$1.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$5.21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$3.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.26
$8.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$0.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$0.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$0.6
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.63
$0.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.22
$0.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$1.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.36
$1.24
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.77
$0.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.08
$2.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.65
$4.63
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$1.32
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.66
$0.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.5
$22.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.34
$5.49
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30
$29.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.38
$1.47
👖 Brand Jeans
$33
$27.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$42.2
$48.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$251
$63.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$724
$933

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In Bhutan

City Cost of living Population
Thimphu
$443
79.2K
Paro
$467
11.4K

In Libya

City Cost of living Population
Tripoli
$472
1.29M
Benghazi
$443
632K
Ajdabiya
$410
416K
Misrata
$341
386K
Al-Khums
$389
202K
Gharyan
$408
188K
Tobruk
$400
136K
Zawiya
$377
199K
Derna
$401
128K
Sabha
$391
99K
Sabratha
$388
102K
Zuwarah
$391
80.3K
Yafran
$399
72.7K