Brunei vs Finland - Cost of Living Comparison

Brunei Finland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1066
$1423
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2392
$3314
🏠 One person rent
$606
$708
🏘️ Family rent
$976
$1163
🍽️ Food expenses
$313
$481
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.6
$86.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1839
$2505
💸 GDP per capita
$27443
$48755
😃 Human freedom index
6.46
8.85
❤️ Life expectancy
76
82.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
60
88
🌐 English speaking %
37.8%
70.2%
🎓 Higher education
54
96
😀 Quality of life
68
78
🏙️ Population
429K
5.52M

The average cost of living in Brunei ($1066) is 25% less expensive than in Finland ($1423). Brunei ranked 52nd vs 26th for Finland 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 1.8 months in Finland. Ranked 36th and 19th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brunei vs Finland

We calculate prices for Brunei and Finland as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 49 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 Finland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.73
$12.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
$73.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.89
$8.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.38
$6.21
 Cappuccino
$3.49
$3.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.72
$2.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$664
$722
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$459
$585
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1080
$1272
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$793
$967
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.6
$74.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.9
$114
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70.6
$21.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.29%
1.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1413
$4497
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$892
$2719
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.1
$3.11
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.8
$57.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.8
$19.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$2.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$2.2
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$2.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.03
$2.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.63
$7.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.9
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
$15.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$2.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$1.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.6
$2.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
$3.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$1.48
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.98
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.47
$2.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$12.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.3
$2.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.25
$9.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$12
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$3.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.82
$1.69
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.03
$2.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.2
$40.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.41
$14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.9
$81.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.97
$21.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$80.9
$83.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.1
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$208
$346
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11287
$6696

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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 Finland

City Cost of living Population
Helsinki
$1763
642K
Espoo
$1752
297K
Tampere
$1329
225K
Oulu
$1305
201K
Turku
$1397
188K
Vantaa
$1611
215K
Jyvaskyla
$1265
137K
Kuopio
$1293
122K
Lahti
$1347
118K
Kouvola
$1261
85.9K
Salo
$1329
53.9K
Joensuu
$1265
75.5K
Pori
$1248
85.4K
Hameenlinna
$1229
68K
Rovaniemi
$1259
61.8K
Kotka
$1276
54.3K
Seinajoki
$1145
61.5K
Vaasa
$1298
67.6K
Lappeenranta
$1261
72.9K
Mikkeli
$1361
54.7K
Porvoo
$1319
49.9K
Jarvenpaa
$1433
40.1K
Lohja
$1277
46.8K
Hyvinkaa
$1208
46.5K
Kokkola
$1244
47.6K
Nurmijarvi
$1297
42.7K
Tuusula
$1221
38.6K
Rauma
$1175
39.8K
Kajaani
$1035
37.6K
Savonlinna
$1306
35.5K