Chad vs Laos - Cost of Living Comparison

Chad Laos
🚶 Cost of living one person
$518
$894
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1258
$2330
🏠 One person rent
$230
$447
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$1016
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$296
🚐 Transport expenses
$48
$53.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$302
$311
💸 GDP per capita
$659
$2630
😃 Human freedom index
5.57
5.85
❤️ Life expectancy
54.5
68.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
20
30
🌐 English speaking %
0%
6%
🎓 Higher education
17
27
😀 Quality of life
11
26
🏙️ Population
15.5M
6.86M

The average cost of living in Chad ($518) is 42% less expensive than in Laos ($894). Chad ranked 169th vs 79th for Laos 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 0.3 months in Laos. Ranked 196th and 168th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Chad vs Laos

We calculate prices for Chad and Laos as a population-weighted mean of 5 and 4 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 Laos
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.85
$2.94
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.8
$26.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.42
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.64
$1.12
 Cappuccino
$1.55
$2.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
$1.05
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$219
$468
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$243
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$462
$1109
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$292
$755
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.2
$58.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.3
$89
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.5
$101
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.12%
10.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1087
$2429
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$612
$481
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.9
$5.92
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.48
$10.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$3.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.44
$2.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$20.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.06
$4.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
$4.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$2.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$2.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$2.25
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.93
$14.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.38
$2.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$3.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$2.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.3
$33.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.93
$5.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.3
$20.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.03
$4.37
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.7
$93.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.5
$125
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$90.8
$124
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2943
$4427

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Chad

City Cost of living Population
N'Djamena
$525
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Sarh
$485
108K
Abeche
$484
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Bongor
$483
27.8K
Bol
$483
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In Laos

City Cost of living Population
Vientiane
$905
948K
Thakhek
$846
85K
Luang Prabang
$801
53.8K
Vang Vieng
$833
25K