Bhutan vs Syria - Cost of Living Comparison

Bhutan Syria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$498
$503
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1095
$1227
🏠 One person rent
$217
$196
🏘️ Family rent
$324
$312
🍽️ Food expenses
$199
$175
🚐 Transport expenses
$18.7
$56.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$407
$58.8
💸 GDP per capita
$3001
$1334
😃 Human freedom index
6.86
3.66
❤️ Life expectancy
72.1
73.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
68
13
🌐 English speaking %
75%
4%
🎓 Higher education
1
40
😀 Quality of life
35
23
🏙️ Population
808K
18.5M

The average cost of living in Bhutan ($498) is 0.9% less expensive than in Syria ($503). Bhutan ranked 181st vs 178th for Syria 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 0.1 months in Syria. Ranked 140th and 179th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bhutan vs Syria

We calculate prices for Bhutan and Syria as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 10 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 Syria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.41
$3.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.3
$16.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.61
$3.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.01
$1.31
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$0.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$158
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$141
$105
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$316
$304
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$231
$191
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.9
$33.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.2
$51.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24
$47.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.89%
12.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2047
$1228
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$126
$602
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.25
$0.11
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.4
$11.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.34
$8.84
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$1.74
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.57
$3.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$4.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$9.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$0.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$0.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.07
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.12
$3.31
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7
$2.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.73
$1.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.6
$4.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.67
$3.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.2
$14.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.43
$3.22
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38
$19.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.53
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.3
$23.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$51.8
$118
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$45
$92.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$812
$2505

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Cities Comparison in Bhutan vs Syria

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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 Syria

City Cost of living Population
Aleppo
$445
1.92M
Damascus
$647
1.75M
Homs
$467
775K
Latakia
$395
700K
Hama
$481
697K
Raqqa
$520
300K
Deir ez-Zor
$470
272K
Al-Hasakah
$463
188K
Qamishli
$460
184K
Idlib
$467
165K