Cambodia vs Nicaragua - Cost of Living Comparison

Cambodia Nicaragua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$796
$625
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2157
$1543
🏠 One person rent
$387
$264
🏘️ Family rent
$907
$472
🍽️ Food expenses
$273
$248
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.2
$48.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$281
$391
💸 GDP per capita
$1544
$1905
😃 Human freedom index
6.47
6.24
❤️ Life expectancy
70.1
74.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
23
20
🌐 English speaking %
22.2%
1%
🎓 Higher education
30
32
😀 Quality of life
49
37
🏙️ Population
16M
5.14M

The average cost of living in Cambodia ($796) is 27% more expensive than in Nicaragua ($625). Cambodia ranked 102nd 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 0.4 months in Cambodia compared to 0.6 months in Nicaragua. Ranked 94th and 133rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cambodia vs Nicaragua

We calculate prices for Cambodia and Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3
$4.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.3
$26.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.35
$5.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.19
 Cappuccino
$2.42
$2.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$428
$203
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$163
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1238
$436
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$648
$340
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$69.3
$35.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$54.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.1
$57.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.23%
13.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2159
$1012
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1292
$616
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.13
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.6
$16.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.28
$9.48
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.66
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$3.12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.48
$4.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.38
$7.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.67
$3.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.41
$2.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.58
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$9.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.54
$2.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.13
$3.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.51
$3.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.68
$2.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$70.1
$25.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.66
$4.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.9
$22.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.96
$6.33
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.6
$43.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.4
$65.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$218
$137
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8444
$4476

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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 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