Bolivia vs Turkmenistan - Cost of Living Comparison

Bolivia Turkmenistan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$703
$1159
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1661
$2651
🏠 One person rent
$285
$501
🏘️ Family rent
$416
$847
🍽️ Food expenses
$234
$512
🚐 Transport expenses
$99.2
$33.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$472
$518
💸 GDP per capita
$3133
$7612
😃 Human freedom index
6.94
4.1
❤️ Life expectancy
71.8
68.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
19
🌐 English speaking %
4%
2%
🎓 Higher education
46
1
😀 Quality of life
45
25
🏙️ Population
11.1M
5.85M

The average cost of living in Bolivia ($703) is 39% less expensive than in Turkmenistan ($1159). Bolivia ranked 120th vs 45th for Turkmenistan 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 0.4 months in Turkmenistan. Ranked 110th and 170th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bolivia vs Turkmenistan

We calculate prices for Bolivia and Turkmenistan as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 6 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 Turkmenistan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.77
$22.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$23
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.46
$8.65
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.46
$3.93
 Cappuccino
$3.22
$4.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$4.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$302
$540
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$205
$370
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$894
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$309
$685
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.3
$42.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.1
$65.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.5
$54.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.82%
7.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1104
$3109
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$872
$2305
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$0.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.4
$8.56
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13
$8.35
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$0.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$2.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.78
$0.86
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$4.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.54
$3.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.71
$15.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
$19.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$2.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$3.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.19
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
$0.83
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.59
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.18
$13.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$3.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.12
$4.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.05
$4.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$2.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$2.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.4
$48.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.6
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.1
$24.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.69
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$110
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.2
$93.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$209
$22.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3672
$5366

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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 Turkmenistan

City Cost of living Population
Ashgabat
$1123
828K
Turkmenabat
$1199
409K
Dasoguz
$1185
227K
Mary
$1182
209K
Anau
$1224
29.6K
Baherden
$1223
24.7K