Burundi vs Guatemala - Cost of Living Comparison

Burundi Guatemala
🚶 Cost of living one person
$508
$910
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1419
$2147
🏠 One person rent
$181
$422
🏘️ Family rent
$512
$694
🍽️ Food expenses
$236
$301
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.2
$93.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$308
$437
💸 GDP per capita
$239
$4603
😃 Human freedom index
5.02
7.63
❤️ Life expectancy
61.9
74.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
25
🌐 English speaking %
2%
1%
🎓 Higher education
24
51
😀 Quality of life
16
47
🏙️ Population
11.5M
17.3M

The average cost of living in Burundi ($508) is 44% less expensive than in Guatemala ($910). Burundi ranked 174th vs 77th for Guatemala in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Burundi compared to 0.5 months in Guatemala. Ranked 189th and 100th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burundi vs Guatemala

We calculate prices for Burundi and Guatemala as a population-weighted mean of 8 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.

Burundi Guatemala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$6.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.8
$24.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.37
$6.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$2.19
 Cappuccino
$2.04
$2.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$441
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.2
$319
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$725
$804
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$385
$542
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.6
$38.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$58.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.8
$40.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.99%
8.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$936
$1297
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7131
$880
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.4
$24.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.76
$11.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.32
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.71
$7.26
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.24
$6.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$8.84
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$2.9
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$1.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.35
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.4
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.27
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.43
$6.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$12
$4.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.75
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.24
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$51.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.87
$6.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$32.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.92
$8.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.3
$52.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$35
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$51.6
$197
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$922
$5326

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Burundi

City Cost of living Population
Bujumbura
$513
659K
Gitega
$473
41.9K
Ngozi
$481
39.9K
Bubanza
$482
20K
Muyinga
$481
9.61K
Makamba
$481
9.4K
Ruyigi
$481
7.14K
Rutana
$482
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In Guatemala

City Cost of living Population
Guatemala City
$988
2.93M
Mixco
$741
508K
Coban
$783
229K
Quetzaltenango
$749
225K
Flores
$775
145K
Momostenango
$809
140K
Jalapa
$801
122K
Mazatenango
$789
103K
San Miguel Petapa
$731
94.2K
Panajachel
$762
11.1K