Brunei vs Monaco - Cost of Living Comparison

Brunei Monaco
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1066
$3585
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2392
$8352
🏠 One person rent
$606
$2652
🏘️ Family rent
$976
$4903
🍽️ Food expenses
$313
$675
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.6
$72.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1839
$5732
💸 GDP per capita
$27443
$174K
😃 Human freedom index
6.46
8.7
❤️ Life expectancy
76
89.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
60
82
🌐 English speaking %
37.8%
40%
🎓 Higher education
54
33
😀 Quality of life
68
65
🏙️ Population
429K
38.4K

The average cost of living in Brunei ($1066) is 70% less expensive than in Monaco ($3585). Brunei ranked 52nd vs 1st for Monaco 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 1.6 months in Monaco. Ranked 36th and 43rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brunei vs Monaco

We calculate prices for Brunei and Monaco as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 2 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 Monaco
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.73
$25.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
$90.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.89
$9.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.38
$7.91
 Cappuccino
$3.49
$4.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.72
$4.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$664
$3660
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$459
$2180
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1080
$5434
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$793
$4475
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.6
$110
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.9
$170
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70.6
$66
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.29%
1.9%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1413
$62186
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$892
$43355
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.1
$2.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.8
$37.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.8
$30.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$2.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$3.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$2.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.03
$3.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.63
$18.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.9
$13.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$2.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$2.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.6
$2.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
$2.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$3.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$2.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$1.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.47
$3.63
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.3
$2.07
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.25
$8.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$14.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$7.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.82
$7.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.03
$2.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.2
$101
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.41
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.9
$82.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.97
$37
👖 Brand Jeans
$80.9
$83.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.1
$118
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$208
$2521
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11287
$25547

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Brunei

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Bandar Seri Begawan
$1059
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$1095
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In Monaco

City Cost of living Population
Monaco City
$3521
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$3747
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