Cambodia vs Uganda - Cost of Living Comparison

Cambodia Uganda
🚶 Cost of living one person
$796
$574
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2157
$1484
🏠 One person rent
$387
$234
🏘️ Family rent
$907
$486
🍽️ Food expenses
$273
$221
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.2
$62.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$281
$138
💸 GDP per capita
$1544
$822
😃 Human freedom index
6.47
6.32
❤️ Life expectancy
70.1
63.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
23
27
🌐 English speaking %
22.2%
89.9%
🎓 Higher education
30
69
😀 Quality of life
49
38
🏙️ Population
16M
42.9M

The average cost of living in Cambodia ($796) is 39% more expensive than in Uganda ($574). Cambodia ranked 102nd vs 152nd for Uganda 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 0.2 months in Uganda. Ranked 94th and 128th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cambodia vs Uganda

We calculate prices for Cambodia and Uganda as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 9 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 Uganda
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3
$2.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.3
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.35
$7.78
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$2.42
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$428
$259
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1238
$721
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$648
$293
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$69.3
$31.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$49.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.1
$57.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.23%
21.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2159
$1062
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1292
$2803
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.13
$0.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.6
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.28
$6.01
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$0.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.66
$0.81
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$0.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$1.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$5.16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.48
$5.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.38
$3.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.67
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.41
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.58
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$8.47
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.54
$2.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.13
$4.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.51
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.68
$1.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2
$1.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$70.1
$57.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.66
$5.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.9
$13.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.96
$5.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.6
$22.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.4
$52.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$218
$150
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8444
$4646

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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 Uganda

City Cost of living Population
Kampala
$637
1.66M
Kira Town
$486
317K
Gulu
$433
152K
Entebbe
$516
70K
Mbale
$469
96.2K
Jinja
$405
72.9K
Kasese
$410
115K
Arua
$470
62K
Tororo
$491
41.9K