Burundi vs Ireland - Cost of Living Comparison

Burundi Ireland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$508
$1974
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1419
$4326
🏠 One person rent
$181
$1258
🏘️ Family rent
$512
$2052
🍽️ Food expenses
$236
$462
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.2
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$308
$2875
💸 GDP per capita
$239
$85423
😃 Human freedom index
5.02
8.9
❤️ Life expectancy
61.9
82.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
74
🌐 English speaking %
2%
98.4%
🎓 Higher education
24
88
😀 Quality of life
16
85
🏙️ Population
11.5M
4.76M

The average cost of living in Burundi ($508) is 74% less expensive than in Ireland ($1974). Burundi ranked 174th vs 9th for Ireland 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 1.5 months in Ireland. Ranked 189th and 4th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burundi vs Ireland

We calculate prices for Burundi and Ireland as a population-weighted mean of 8 and 12 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 Ireland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.8
$62.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.37
$8.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$6.02
 Cappuccino
$2.04
$3.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$1362
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.2
$1035
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$725
$2196
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$385
$1744
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.6
$111
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$170
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.8
$47.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.99%
3.36%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$936
$5239
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7131
$3568
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$2.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.4
$101
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.76
$21
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.63
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$3.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.71
$9.97
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.24
$9.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$2.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$1.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.9
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.35
$2.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.4
$11.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$2.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.27
$15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.43
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$12
$4.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.75
$2.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.24
$2.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$40.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.87
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$59.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.92
$14.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.3
$74.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$35
$79.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$51.6
$1040
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$922
$8323

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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
5.87K

In Ireland

City Cost of living Population
Dublin
$2278
553K
Cork
$1729
209K
Limerick
$1260
58.3K
Galway
$1828
79.5K
Waterford
$1681
48.4K
Swords
$1715
36.9K
Dundalk
$1694
39K
Drogheda
$1683
41K
Naas
$1754
21.4K
Kilkenny
$1753
22.2K
Wexford
$1754
20.2K
Tralee
$1431
4.89K