Cuba vs Ethiopia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cuba Ethiopia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1332
$883
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2846
$2356
🏠 One person rent
$676
$398
🏘️ Family rent
$818
$920
🍽️ Food expenses
$475
$355
🚐 Transport expenses
$75.5
$43.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3263
$179
💸 GDP per capita
$56496
$1028
😃 Human freedom index
5.2
5.2
❤️ Life expectancy
73.7
65
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
37
🌐 English speaking %
6%
0.2%
🎓 Higher education
59
61
😀 Quality of life
63
15
🏙️ Population
11.2M
105M

The average cost of living in Cuba ($1332) is 51% more expensive than in Ethiopia ($883). Cuba ranked 42nd vs 97th for Ethiopia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Cuba compared to 0.2 months in Ethiopia. Ranked 53rd and 182nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cuba vs Ethiopia

We calculate prices for Cuba and Ethiopia as a population-weighted mean of 25 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.

Cuba Ethiopia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.3
$6.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.1
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.77
$6.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.28
$0.85
 Cappuccino
$2.14
$0.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.76
$0.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$758
$500
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$537
$209
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1068
$1268
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$612
$601
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$100
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.7
$153
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58.2
$32.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.5%
15.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$429
$2097
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$317
$1348
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.3
$12.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$4.32
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.69
$1.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$0.9
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
$1.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.53
$2.56
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.35
$9.23
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$9.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.26
$5.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$2.36
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$0.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.57
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.9
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$5.27
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.7
$7.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.44
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.65
$4.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$18.3
$18.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$9.68
$10.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.66
$4.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.63
$2.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$63.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.98
$4.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$58.6
$44.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$25.4
$7.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.2
$35.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.8
$77.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$91.2
$78.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14460
$3062

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In Cuba

City Cost of living Population
Havana
$974
2.49M
Santiago de Cuba
$1529
445K
Holguin
$1181
350K
Camaguey
$1869
322K
Santa Clara
$1300
247K
Bayamo
$2156
235K
Guantanamo
$1664
228K
Las Tunas
$1683
202K
Pinar del Rio
$1108
189K
Cienfuegos
$1239
165K
Manzanillo
$2867
151K
Matanzas
$1166
145K
Ciego de Avila
$1646
143K
Sancti Spiritus
$1495
139K
Palma Soriano
$1533
125K
Cardenas
$1208
86.7K
Moa
$1901
73.1K
Colon
$1196
71.6K
Placetas
$1362
71.2K
Florida
$1769
71.7K
Guines
$1121
66.9K
Moron
$1620
59.4K
Yara
$2545
59.4K
Artemisa
$1072
59.1K
Sagua La Grande
$1262
56.1K

In Ethiopia

City Cost of living Population
Addis Ababa
$932
3.04M
Gondar
$886
324K
Awasa
$845
300K
Mekelle
$802
324K
Bahir Dar
$885
243K
Jimma
$874
178K
Dire Dawa
$709
277K
Dessie
$827
188K
Jijiga
$708
159K
Harar
$679
129K