Brunei vs Cambodia - Cost of Living Comparison

Brunei Cambodia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1066
$796
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2392
$2157
🏠 One person rent
$606
$387
🏘️ Family rent
$976
$907
🍽️ Food expenses
$313
$273
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.6
$68.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1839
$281
💸 GDP per capita
$27443
$1544
😃 Human freedom index
6.46
6.47
❤️ Life expectancy
76
70.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
60
23
🌐 English speaking %
37.8%
22.2%
🎓 Higher education
54
30
😀 Quality of life
68
49
🏙️ Population
429K
16M

The average cost of living in Brunei ($1066) is 34% more expensive than in Cambodia ($796). Brunei ranked 52nd vs 102nd for Cambodia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Brunei compared to 0.4 months in Cambodia. Ranked 36th and 94th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brunei vs Cambodia

We calculate prices for Brunei and Cambodia as a population-weighted mean of 3 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.

Brunei Cambodia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.73
$3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
$22.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.89
$6.35
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.38
$0.96
 Cappuccino
$3.49
$2.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.72
$0.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$664
$428
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$459
$247
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1080
$1238
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$793
$648
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.6
$69.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.9
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70.6
$35.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.29%
10.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1413
$2159
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$892
$1292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.1
$1.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.8
$18.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.8
$8.28
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$2.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$1.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.03
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.63
$12.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.9
$5.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
$9.38
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$3.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.6
$3.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.47
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.3
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.25
$1.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$4.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$3.51
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.82
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.03
$2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.2
$70.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.41
$4.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.9
$26.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.97
$3.96
👖 Brand Jeans
$80.9
$23.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.1
$66.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$208
$218
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11287
$8444

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Cities Comparison in Brunei vs Cambodia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Brunei

City Cost of living Population
Bandar Seri Begawan
$1059
50K
Seria
$1095
13.1K
Kuala Belait
$1053
4.26K

In Cambodia

City Cost of living Population
Phnom Penh
$850
2.13M
Siem Reap
$639
245K
Sihanoukville
$870
73K
Serei Saophoan
$638
99K
Battambang
$540
119K
Svay Rieng
$645
41.4K
Kampong Cham
$509
38.4K
Kampot
$531
32.1K
Prey Veng
$642
33.1K
Stung Treng
$639
29.7K