Bolivia vs Tonga - Cost of Living Comparison

Bolivia Tonga
🚶 Cost of living one person
$703
$957
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1661
$1968
🏠 One person rent
$285
$406
🏘️ Family rent
$416
$422
🍽️ Food expenses
$234
$466
🚐 Transport expenses
$99.2
$23.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$472
$1159
💸 GDP per capita
$3133
$4625
😃 Human freedom index
6.94
5.6
❤️ Life expectancy
71.8
71
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
50
🌐 English speaking %
4%
30%
🎓 Higher education
46
1
😀 Quality of life
45
35
🏙️ Population
11.1M
108K

The average cost of living in Bolivia ($703) is 27% less expensive than in Tonga ($957). Bolivia ranked 120th vs 72nd for Tonga 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 1.2 months in Tonga. Ranked 110th and 143rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bolivia vs Tonga

We calculate prices for Bolivia and Tonga as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 2 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 Tonga
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.77
$40
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$69.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.46
$7.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.46
$1.7
 Cappuccino
$3.22
$2.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$302
$239
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$205
$362
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$444
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$309
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.3
$39.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.1
$61.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.5
$28.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.82%
11.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1104
$1111
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$872
$724
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$0.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.4
$20.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13
$7.31
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.78
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.54
$1.57
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.71
$6.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
$4.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
$7.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.59
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.18
$7.43
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$1.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$7.81
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.12
$4.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.05
$2.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.4
$30.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.6
$4.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.1
$21.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.69
$4.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$38.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.2
$67.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$209
$144
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3672
$3843

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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 Tonga

City Cost of living Population
Nukualofa
$958
23.2K
Mua
$954
5K