Cost of Living in Paro

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$467
$1337
🛋️ Without rent
$285
$831
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$182
$506
🍽️ Food
$188
$472
🚐 Transport
$41.3
$116
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$694
😀 Quality of life
36
🏙️ Population
11.4K

The average cost of living in Paro is $467, which is in the top 6% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8704th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 2 in Bhutan.

The median after-tax salary is $694, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months. Ranked 7618th (TOP 82%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Bhutan. With an estimated population of 11.4K, Paro is the 2nd largest city in Bhutan.

✈️ Closest airport 3 km Paro International Airport
😷 Air quality Bad 37.8 µg/m³
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Prices in Paro

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.07
 Cappuccino
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$134
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$501
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$447
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$711
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$874
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.29
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.36
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.64
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.33
👖 Brand Jeans
$33.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$42.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$248
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$722

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