Bolivia vs Nepal - Cost of Living Comparison

Bolivia Nepal
🚶 Cost of living one person
$703
$385
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1661
$970
🏠 One person rent
$285
$129
🏘️ Family rent
$416
$236
🍽️ Food expenses
$234
$174
🚐 Transport expenses
$99.2
$38.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$472
$202
💸 GDP per capita
$3133
$1155
😃 Human freedom index
6.94
7.12
❤️ Life expectancy
71.8
71.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
33
🌐 English speaking %
4%
3%
🎓 Higher education
46
53
😀 Quality of life
45
36
🏙️ Population
11.1M
30.3M

The average cost of living in Bolivia ($703) is 83% more expensive than in Nepal ($385). Bolivia ranked 120th vs 195th for Nepal in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Bolivia compared to 0.5 months in Nepal. Ranked 110th and 139th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bolivia vs Nepal

We calculate prices for Bolivia and Nepal as a population-weighted mean of 10 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.

Bolivia Nepal
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.77
$2.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$15.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.46
$6.65
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.46
$2.12
 Cappuccino
$3.22
$1.43
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$302
$138
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$205
$86.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$277
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$309
$175
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.3
$15.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.1
$23.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.5
$16.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.82%
12.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1104
$1986
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$872
$1027
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.4
$18
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13
$6.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.78
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.54
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.71
$6.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
$3.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
$4.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$1.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$0.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.59
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.18
$6.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$2.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$2.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.12
$2.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.05
$2.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$0.95
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$0.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.4
$32.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.6
$2.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.1
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.69
$1.83
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$25.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.2
$46.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$209
$60.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3672
$2979

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bolivia

City Cost of living Population
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
$748
3.15M
La Paz
$728
2.87M
Cochabamba
$582
632K
El Alto
$709
842K
Oruro
$656
265K
Potosi
$588
190K
Sacaba
$590
172K
Tarija
$536
180K
Sucre
$547
300K
Trinidad
$555
101K

In Nepal

City Cost of living Population
Kathmandu
$435
846K
Lalitpur
$445
513K
Pokhara
$350
518K
Biratnagar
$352
243K
Birgunj
$307
268K
Bheemdatta
$353
105K
Janakpur
$335
97.8K
Hetauda
$322
84.7K
Damak
$302
75.1K
Dhangadhi
$314
102K