Burundi vs Libya - Cost of Living Comparison

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Burundi Libya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$481
$422
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1414
$1061
🏠 One person rent
$138
$158
🏘️ Family rent
$317
$286
🍽️ Food expenses
$239
$168
🚐 Transport expenses
$61.1
$40.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$597
$260
💸 GDP per capita
$259
$6716
😃 Human freedom index
4.85
4.94
❤️ Life expectancy
61.7
71.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
20
18
🌐 English speaking %
2%
2%
🎓 Higher education
21
30
😀 Quality of life
15
29
🏙️ Population
11.5M
6.68M

The average cost of living in Burundi ($481) is 14% more expensive than in Libya ($422). Burundi ranked 186th vs 193rd for Libya in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months in Burundi compared to 0.6 months in Libya. Ranked 184th and 148th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burundi vs Libya

We calculate prices for Burundi and Libya as a population-weighted mean of 8 and 13 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 Libya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.14
$4.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$11.7
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.59
$3.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$0.68
 Cappuccino
$1.97
$0.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$221
$152
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$89.4
$95.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$430
$343
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$253
$191
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.6
$25.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.8
$39.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11
$25.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.8%
19.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1290
$1040
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$753
$346
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
$0.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
$15.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.9
$8.21
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.86
$0.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.68
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.81
$0.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
$1.33
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.9
$4.84
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.75
$3.22
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.25
$8.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.69
$1.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$1.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$0.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$0.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.42
$0.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.93
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
$1.17
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.05
$0.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.07
$2.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$4.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.94
$1.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.13
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.3
$0.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$21.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.02
$5.48
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12
$28.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.74
$1.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$15.9
$29
👟 Brand Sneakers
$54.1
$51.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$104
$60.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10408
$995

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In Burundi

City Cost of living Population
Bujumbura
$493
659K
Gitega
$445
135K
Ngozi
$448
39.9K
Bubanza
$453
20K
Muyinga
$449
9.61K
Makamba
$449
9.4K
Ruyigi
$446
7.14K
Rutana
$448
5.87K

In Libya

City Cost of living Population
Tripoli
$470
1.29M
Benghazi
$444
632K
Ajdabiya
$403
416K
Misrata
$340
386K
Al-Khums
$389
202K
Gharyan
$407
188K
Tobruk
$402
136K
Derna
$403
128K
Zawiya
$377
199K
Sabha
$391
99K
Sabratha
$386
102K
Zuwarah
$390
80.3K
Yafran
$398
72.7K