Burundi vs Maldives - Cost of Living Comparison

Burundi Maldives
🚶 Cost of living one person
$508
$1188
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1419
$2966
🏠 One person rent
$181
$752
🏘️ Family rent
$512
$1753
🍽️ Food expenses
$236
$317
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.2
$43.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$308
$761
💸 GDP per capita
$239
$6924
😃 Human freedom index
5.02
7.1
❤️ Life expectancy
61.9
79.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
40
🌐 English speaking %
2%
70%
🎓 Higher education
24
11
😀 Quality of life
16
55
🏙️ Population
11.5M
436K

The average cost of living in Burundi ($508) is 57% less expensive than in Maldives ($1188). Burundi ranked 174th vs 40th for Maldives 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 0.6 months in Maldives. Ranked 189th and 72nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burundi vs Maldives

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

Burundi Maldives
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$4.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.8
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.37
$9.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$5.18
 Cappuccino
$2.04
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$756
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.2
$529
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$725
$1779
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$385
$1462
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.6
$92.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.8
$85.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.99%
13.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$936
$2621
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7131
$1934
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$1.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.4
$43.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.76
$14.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.71
$8.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.24
$3.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$6.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$3.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$1.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.35
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.4
$9.66
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$6.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.27
$6.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.43
$4.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$12
$3.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.75
$1.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.24
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$68.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.87
$7.59
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$23.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.92
$3.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.3
$37.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$35
$64.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$51.6
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$922
$2796

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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
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Rutana
$482
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In Maldives

City Cost of living Population
Male
$1198
133K
Hulhumale
$1161
50K