Burundi vs Namibia - Cost of Living Comparison

Burundi Namibia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$508
$819
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1419
$1996
🏠 One person rent
$181
$423
🏘️ Family rent
$512
$826
🍽️ Food expenses
$236
$284
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.2
$35.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$308
$705
💸 GDP per capita
$239
$4179
😃 Human freedom index
5.02
7.56
❤️ Life expectancy
61.9
64
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
49
🌐 English speaking %
2%
17.2%
🎓 Higher education
24
48
😀 Quality of life
16
42
🏙️ Population
11.5M
2.53M

The average cost of living in Burundi ($508) is 38% less expensive than in Namibia ($819). Burundi ranked 174th vs 98th for Namibia 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 0.9 months in Namibia. Ranked 189th and 117th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burundi vs Namibia

We calculate prices for Burundi and Namibia 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 Namibia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$10.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.8
$38
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.37
$5.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$1.45
 Cappuccino
$2.04
$1.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$337
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.2
$270
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$725
$755
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$385
$614
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.6
$80
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$123
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.8
$60.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.99%
11.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$936
$784
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7131
$562
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.4
$24.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.76
$7.67
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.98
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.71
$7.93
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.24
$4.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$6.34
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$1.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.67
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$1.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.69
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.35
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.4
$3.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.27
$2.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.43
$4.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$12
$3.32
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.75
$2.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.24
$1.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$32.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.87
$3.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$31
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.92
$9.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.3
$40.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$35
$81.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$51.6
$154
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$922
$3797

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Burundi

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

City Cost of living Population
Windhoek
$841
323K
Walvis Bay
$743
85K
Swakopmund
$843
34.3K
Rehoboth
$806
28.8K
Otjiwarongo
$801
28.2K
Tsumeb
$823
19.3K
Gobabis
$801
19.1K
Mariental
$804
12.5K
Oshikango
$870
12.4K
Omaruru
$755
6.3K