Cost of Living in Bandar Seri Begawan | Brunei

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1093
$2438
🛋️ Without rent
$408
$1280
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$684
$1158
🍽️ Food
$271
$705
🚐 Transport
$48.3
$139
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1571
🏙️ Population
50k

The average cost of living in Bandar Seri Begawan is $1093, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5164th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 3 in Brunei.

The median after-tax salary is $1571, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months. Ranked 1625th (TOP 18%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Brunei. With an estimated population of 50k, Bandar Seri Begawan is the 2nd largest city in Brunei.

✈️ Closest airport3 kmBrunei International Airport
😷 Air qualityGood10.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank10580Brunei Polytechnic
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Prices in Bandar Seri Begawan

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.8
☕ Cappuccino
$3.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.86

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$669
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$506
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1320
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$913
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$32.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$50.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$113
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1386
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$892

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.71
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.38

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$1.43
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.81
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.99

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$72.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$199
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10659

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