Cost of Living in Rutana | Burundi

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$534
$1322
🛋️ Without rent
$296
$828
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$238
$494
🍽️ Food
$227
$595
🚐 Transport
$26.7
$75.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$212
🏙️ Population
5.87k

The average cost of living in Rutana is $534, which is in the top 20% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7429th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 8 in Burundi.

The median after-tax salary is $212, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 9280th (TOP 100%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in Burundi. With an estimated population of 5.87k, Rutana is the 8th largest city in Burundi.

Why living in Rutana costs 2.5 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Rutana for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport101 kmBujumbura International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate26.8 µg/m³
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Prices in Rutana

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$1.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1
☕ Cappuccino
$2.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.65

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$420
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$132
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$665
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$380
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$14.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$22.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7544
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4434

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.69
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.93
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.71
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.8
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$12.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$5.24

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.57
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.12
👖 Brand Jeans
$11.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$55.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1015