Bolivia vs Turkmenistan - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bolivia Turkmenistan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$684
$1662
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1644
$3818
🏠 One person rent
$275
$830
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$1548
🍽️ Food expenses
$231
$655
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.2
$38.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$395
$570
💸 GDP per capita
$3600
$8793
😃 Human freedom index
6.83
4.1
❤️ Life expectancy
63.6
69.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
29
18
🌐 English speaking %
4%
2%
🎓 Higher education
46
1
😀 Quality of life
34
26
🏙️ Population
11.1M
6.12M

The average cost of living in Bolivia ($684) is 59% less expensive than in Turkmenistan ($1662). Bolivia ranked 137th vs 23rd 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 0.6 months in Bolivia compared to 0.3 months in Turkmenistan. Ranked 137th and 158th 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
$3.88
$31.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.2
$54.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.85
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.2
$4.39
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$4.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.93
$2.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$286
$912
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$199
$639
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$477
$1456
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$319
$1369
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25
$47.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$73
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.6
$88.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.58%
8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1146
$4545
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$839
$3421
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$25.2
$10
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.6
$9.66
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.61
$0.38
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
$3.38
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$1.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$3.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.69
$5.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$9.17
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.74
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.07
$24.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
$4.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$7.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$3.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$1.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
$0.8
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.5
$1.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.74
$27.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.71
$2.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.7
$25.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.4
$5.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.76
$4.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.36
$2.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$2.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
$66
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.47
$16.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.4
$34.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.8
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.5
$83.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.2
$144
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$22.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3859
$6285

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In Bolivia

City Cost of living Population
La Paz
$720
2.87M
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
$735
3.15M
El Alto
$675
842K
Cochabamba
$515
632K
Oruro
$601
265K
Sacaba
$514
172K
Tarija
$625
180K
Sucre
$458
300K
Potosi
$536
190K
Trinidad
$768
101K

In Turkmenistan

City Cost of living Population
Ashgabat
$1673
828K
Turkmenabat
$1656
409K
Dasoguz
$1649
227K
Mary
$1638
126K
Anau
$1650
29.6K
Baherden
$1641
24.7K