Cambodia vs Guatemala - Cost of Living Comparison

Cambodia Guatemala
🚶 Cost of living one person
$796
$910
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2157
$2147
🏠 One person rent
$387
$422
🏘️ Family rent
$907
$694
🍽️ Food expenses
$273
$301
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.2
$93.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$281
$437
💸 GDP per capita
$1544
$4603
😃 Human freedom index
6.47
7.63
❤️ Life expectancy
70.1
74.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
23
25
🌐 English speaking %
22.2%
1%
🎓 Higher education
30
51
😀 Quality of life
49
47
🏙️ Population
16M
17.3M

The average cost of living in Cambodia ($796) is 12% less expensive than in Guatemala ($910). Cambodia ranked 102nd vs 77th for Guatemala 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 Guatemala. Ranked 94th and 100th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cambodia vs Guatemala

We calculate prices for Cambodia and Guatemala 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 Guatemala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3
$6.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.3
$24.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.35
$6.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$2.19
 Cappuccino
$2.42
$2.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$428
$441
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$319
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1238
$804
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$648
$542
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$69.3
$38.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$58.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.1
$40.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.23%
8.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2159
$1297
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1292
$880
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.13
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.6
$24.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.28
$11.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.66
$1.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.32
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$7.26
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.48
$6.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.38
$8.84
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.67
$2.9
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.41
$2.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.58
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.54
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.13
$6.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.51
$4.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.68
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$70.1
$51.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.66
$6.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.9
$32.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.96
$8.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.6
$52.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.4
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$218
$197
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8444
$5326

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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 Guatemala

City Cost of living Population
Guatemala City
$988
2.93M
Mixco
$741
508K
Coban
$783
229K
Quetzaltenango
$749
225K
Flores
$775
145K
Momostenango
$809
140K
Jalapa
$801
122K
Mazatenango
$789
103K
San Miguel Petapa
$731
94.2K
Panajachel
$762
11.1K