Cambodia vs El Salvador - Cost of Living Comparison

Cambodia El Salvador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$796
$853
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2157
$1917
🏠 One person rent
$387
$408
🏘️ Family rent
$907
$614
🍽️ Food expenses
$273
$285
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.2
$80.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$281
$386
💸 GDP per capita
$1544
$3799
😃 Human freedom index
6.47
7.39
❤️ Life expectancy
70.1
73.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
23
34
🌐 English speaking %
22.2%
1%
🎓 Higher education
30
41
😀 Quality of life
49
31
🏙️ Population
16M
6.42M

The average cost of living in Cambodia ($796) is 7% less expensive than in El Salvador ($853). Cambodia ranked 102nd vs 89th for El Salvador in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Cambodia compared to 0.5 months in El Salvador. Ranked 94th and 154th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cambodia vs El Salvador

We calculate prices for Cambodia and El Salvador as a population-weighted mean of 10 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.

Cambodia El Salvador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3
$4.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.3
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.35
$5.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$2.42
$2.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$428
$466
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$290
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1238
$644
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$648
$475
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$69.3
$41.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$63.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.1
$41.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.23%
11.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2159
$1117
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1292
$875
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.13
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.6
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.28
$25.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.66
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$7.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.48
$5.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.38
$8.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.67
$2.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.41
$2.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$2.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.58
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$9.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.54
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.13
$6.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.51
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.68
$2.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$70.1
$26.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.66
$4.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.9
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.96
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.6
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.4
$82.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$218
$86
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8444
$3858

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cambodia

City Cost of living Population
Phnom Penh
$850
2.13M
Siem Reap
$639
245K
Sihanoukville
$870
73K
Serei Saophoan
$638
99K
Battambang
$540
119K
Svay Rieng
$645
41.4K
Kampong Cham
$509
38.4K
Kampot
$531
32.1K
Prey Veng
$642
33.1K
Stung Treng
$639
29.7K

In El Salvador

City Cost of living Population
San Salvador
$965
568K
Usulutan
$836
379K
Soyapango
$816
241K
San Miguel
$645
218K
Santa Ana
$909
270K
Mejicanos
$750
141K
Santa Tecla
$865
135K
Apopa
$830
131K
Ahuachapan
$870
111K
Sonsonate
$794
71.5K