Chad vs El Salvador - Cost of Living Comparison

Chad El Salvador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$518
$853
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1258
$1917
🏠 One person rent
$230
$408
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$614
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$285
🚐 Transport expenses
$48
$80.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$302
$386
💸 GDP per capita
$659
$3799
😃 Human freedom index
5.57
7.39
❤️ Life expectancy
54.5
73.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
20
34
🌐 English speaking %
0%
1%
🎓 Higher education
17
41
😀 Quality of life
11
31
🏙️ Population
15.5M
6.42M

The average cost of living in Chad ($518) is 39% less expensive than in El Salvador ($853). Chad ranked 169th 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 0.6 months in Chad compared to 0.5 months in El Salvador. Ranked 196th and 154th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Chad vs El Salvador

We calculate prices for Chad and El Salvador as a population-weighted mean of 5 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.

Chad El Salvador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.85
$4.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.8
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.42
$5.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.64
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$1.55
$2.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$219
$466
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$290
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$462
$644
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$292
$475
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.2
$41.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.3
$63.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.5
$41.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.12%
11.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1087
$1117
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$612
$875
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.9
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.48
$25.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.44
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$7.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.06
$5.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$8.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
$2.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$2.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$2.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.93
$9.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.38
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$6.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$2.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.3
$26.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.93
$4.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.3
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.03
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.7
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.5
$82.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$90.8
$86
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2943
$3858

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Chad

City Cost of living Population
N'Djamena
$525
1.09M
Sarh
$485
108K
Abeche
$484
76.5K
Bongor
$483
27.8K
Bol
$483
11.7K

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