Burundi vs Panama - Cost of Living Comparison

Burundi Panama
🚶 Cost of living one person
$508
$1040
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1419
$2489
🏠 One person rent
$181
$530
🏘️ Family rent
$512
$877
🍽️ Food expenses
$236
$353
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.2
$68.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$308
$746
💸 GDP per capita
$239
$12510
😃 Human freedom index
5.02
8.12
❤️ Life expectancy
61.9
78.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
36
🌐 English speaking %
2%
14%
🎓 Higher education
24
49
😀 Quality of life
16
58
🏙️ Population
11.5M
4.1M

The average cost of living in Burundi ($508) is 51% less expensive than in Panama ($1040). Burundi ranked 174th vs 57th for Panama 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 0.7 months in Panama. Ranked 189th and 63rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burundi vs Panama

We calculate prices for Burundi and Panama 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 Panama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$7.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.8
$35.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.37
$6.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$2.22
 Cappuccino
$2.04
$3.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$638
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.2
$375
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$725
$1105
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$385
$650
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.6
$63.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$97.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.8
$39.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.99%
6.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$936
$2002
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7131
$1216
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.4
$35
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.76
$13.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.71
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.24
$5.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$8.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$2.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$2.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.92
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.35
$2.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.4
$9.42
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.22
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.27
$6.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.43
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$12
$6.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.75
$2.57
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.24
$2.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$39.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.87
$6.19
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$44.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.92
$12.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.3
$43.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$35
$68.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$51.6
$321
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$922
$12414

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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 Panama

City Cost of living Population
Panama City
$1211
881K
Colon
$889
242K
Tocumen
$845
103K
Santiago de Veraguas
$853
89K
David
$769
82.9K
La Chorrera
$841
68.9K
Balboa
$851
62.9K
Chitre
$847
46.2K
Pacora
$760
52.5K
Penonome
$784
21.7K