Bosnia and Herzegovina vs El Salvador - Cost of Living Comparison

Bosnia and Herzegovina El Salvador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$546
$853
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1326
$1917
🏠 One person rent
$241
$408
🏘️ Family rent
$409
$614
🍽️ Food expenses
$209
$285
🚐 Transport expenses
$31.1
$80.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$565
$386
💸 GDP per capita
$6080
$3799
😃 Human freedom index
7.54
7.39
❤️ Life expectancy
77.5
73.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
34
🌐 English speaking %
16%
1%
🎓 Higher education
43
41
😀 Quality of life
50
31
🏙️ Population
3.51M
6.42M

The average cost of living in Bosnia and Herzegovina ($546) is 36% less expensive than in El Salvador ($853). Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked 160th vs 89th for El Salvador in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Bosnia and Herzegovina compared to 0.5 months in El Salvador. Ranked 86th and 154th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina vs El Salvador

We calculate prices for Bosnia and Herzegovina and El Salvador 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.

Bosnia and Herzegovina El Salvador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.75
$4.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.6
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.85
$5.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.44
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$1.2
$2.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.31
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$181
$466
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$125
$290
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$331
$644
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$239
$475
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$85
$41.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$131
$63.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.8
$41.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.81%
11.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1375
$1117
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$990
$875
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.97
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.3
$25.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.32
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.69
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.33
$7.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.7
$5.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.73
$8.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$2.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$1.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.28
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.31
$9.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.74
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.57
$6.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.6
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.97
$2.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$26.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.59
$4.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.5
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.1
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$61.6
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.3
$82.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$142
$86
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3075
$3858

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bosnia and Herzegovina

City Cost of living Population
Sarajevo
$626
276K
Banja Luka
$603
199K
Mostar
$590
106K
Bijeljina
$480
115K
Tuzla
$565
111K
Zenica
$474
111K
Prijedor
$467
89.4K
Sanski Most
$459
47.4K
Doboj
$437
68.5K
Bihac
$409
43K

In El Salvador

City Cost of living Population
San Salvador
$965
568K
Usulutan
$836
379K
Soyapango
$816
241K
San Miguel
$645
218K
Santa Ana
$909
270K
Mejicanos
$750
141K
Santa Tecla
$865
135K
Apopa
$830
131K
Ahuachapan
$870
111K
Sonsonate
$794
71.5K