Bhutan vs Venezuela - Cost of Living Comparison

Bhutan Venezuela
🚶 Cost of living one person
$498
$762
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1095
$1943
🏠 One person rent
$217
$251
🏘️ Family rent
$324
$403
🍽️ Food expenses
$199
$324
🚐 Transport expenses
$18.7
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$407
$189
💸 GDP per capita
$3001
$16056
😃 Human freedom index
6.86
4.03
❤️ Life expectancy
72.1
72.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
68
14
🌐 English speaking %
75%
1%
🎓 Higher education
1
66
😀 Quality of life
35
19
🏙️ Population
808K
28.5M

The average cost of living in Bhutan ($498) is 35% less expensive than in Venezuela ($762). Bhutan ranked 181st vs 107th for Venezuela 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 0.2 months in Venezuela. Ranked 140th and 186th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bhutan vs Venezuela

We calculate prices for Bhutan and Venezuela as a population-weighted mean of 2 and 77 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 Venezuela
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.41
$10.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.3
$33.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.61
$9.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.01
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$2.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$1.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$210
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$141
$187
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$316
$482
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$231
$297
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.9
$17.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.2
$26.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24
$42.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.89%
27.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2047
$759
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$126
$587
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.25
$0.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.4
$36.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.34
$24.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
$0.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.57
$4.26
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$4.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$4.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$4.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$0.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.68
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.72
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.07
$2.36
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.12
$8.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
$1.42
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7
$3.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.73
$4.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.6
$5.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$2.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.67
$1.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.2
$35.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.43
$5.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38
$38.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.53
$10.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.3
$44.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$51.8
$70.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$45
$62.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$812
$11486

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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 Venezuela

City Cost of living Population
Caracas
$916
1.94M
Valencia
$869
1.48M
Barquisimeto
$798
1.06M
Barinas
$791
874K
Maracaibo
$758
1.55M
Ciudad Guayana
$846
751K
Maturin
$980
514K
Catia La Mar
$774
662K
Ciudad Bolivar
$865
568K
Maracay
$557
407K
Santa Teresa del Tuy
$756
525K
Barcelona
$701
448K
Cumana
$707
375K
Cabimas
$942
352K
Puerto la Cruz
$749
306K
Punto Fijo
$612
288K
Coro
$699
284K
San Cristobal
$691
286K
Turmero
$614
255K
Los Teques
$771
251K
Valera
$709
250K
San Felipe
$704
221K
La Victoria
$702
214K
Cua
$702
215K
El Tigre
$702
214K
Puerto Cabello
$670
209K
Guarenas
$762
209K
La Guaira
$700
204K
Merida
$551
200K
Tocuyito
$698
197K