Djibouti vs Eritrea - Cost of Living Comparison

Djibouti Eritrea
🚶 Cost of living one person
$548
$516
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1332
$1250
🏠 One person rent
$242
$230
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$414
🍽️ Food expenses
$205
$188
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.5
$46.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$383
$299
💸 GDP per capita
$3425
$643
😃 Human freedom index
3.9
4.8
❤️ Life expectancy
67.5
66.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
22
🌐 English speaking %
1%
0%
🎓 Higher education
14
13
😀 Quality of life
24
16
🏙️ Population
957K
3.5M

The average cost of living in Djibouti ($548) is 6% more expensive than in Eritrea ($516). Djibouti ranked 159th vs 170th for Eritrea in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Djibouti compared to 0.6 months in Eritrea. Ranked 174th and 191st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Djibouti vs Eritrea

We calculate prices for Djibouti and Eritrea as a population-weighted mean of 4 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.

Djibouti Eritrea
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.77
$2.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.9
$17.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.64
$4.41
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$1.65
 Cappuccino
$1.74
$1.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.68
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$235
$220
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$462
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$300
$288
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$35.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59
$54.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.8
$36.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.6%
12.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1159
$1056
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$726
$603
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.46
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.92
$6.52
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.77
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
$1.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.44
$5.74
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.13
$4.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.75
$5.96
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.28
$1.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$6.86
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.51
$2.36
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.79
$3.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.43
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$1.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.9
$22.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.08
$3.91
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.5
$4.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.3
$27.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65
$58.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$132
$89.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3732
$2829

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Cities Comparison in Djibouti vs Eritrea

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Djibouti

City Cost of living Population
Djibouti City
$552
562K
Ali Sabieh
$523
37.9K
Dikhil
$522
35K
Obock
$524
21.2K

In Eritrea

City Cost of living Population
Asmara
$522
963K
Keren
$484
120K
Massawa
$484
39.8K
Mendefera
$482
28.5K