Burundi vs Nicaragua - Cost of Living Comparison

Burundi Nicaragua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$508
$625
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1419
$1543
🏠 One person rent
$181
$264
🏘️ Family rent
$512
$472
🍽️ Food expenses
$236
$248
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.2
$48.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$308
$391
💸 GDP per capita
$239
$1905
😃 Human freedom index
5.02
6.24
❤️ Life expectancy
61.9
74.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
20
🌐 English speaking %
2%
1%
🎓 Higher education
24
32
😀 Quality of life
16
37
🏙️ Population
11.5M
5.14M

The average cost of living in Burundi ($508) is 19% less expensive than in Nicaragua ($625). Burundi ranked 174th vs 137th for Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua. Ranked 189th and 133rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burundi vs Nicaragua

We calculate prices for Burundi and Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$4.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.8
$26.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.37
$5.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$1.19
 Cappuccino
$2.04
$2.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$203
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.2
$163
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$725
$436
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$385
$340
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.6
$35.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$54.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.8
$57.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.99%
13.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$936
$1012
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7131
$616
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.4
$16.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.76
$9.48
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.71
$3.12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.24
$4.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$7.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$3.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$1.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.35
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.4
$9.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.27
$2.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.43
$3.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$12
$3.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.75
$2.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.24
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$25.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.87
$4.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$22.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.92
$6.33
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.3
$43.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$35
$65.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$51.6
$137
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$922
$4476

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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 Nicaragua

City Cost of living Population
Managua
$691
937K
Chinandega
$539
122K
Masaya
$619
140K
Matagalpa
$514
133K
Jinotega
$453
99.4K
Granada
$668
105K
Leon
$556
174K
Esteli
$509
112K
Juigalpa
$598
51.8K
San Juan del Sur
$839
14.7K