Djibouti vs Tonga - Cost of Living Comparison

Djibouti Tonga
🚶 Cost of living one person
$548
$957
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1332
$1968
🏠 One person rent
$242
$406
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$422
🍽️ Food expenses
$205
$466
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.5
$23.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$383
$1159
💸 GDP per capita
$3425
$4625
😃 Human freedom index
3.9
5.6
❤️ Life expectancy
67.5
71
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
50
🌐 English speaking %
1%
30%
🎓 Higher education
14
1
😀 Quality of life
24
35
🏙️ Population
957K
108K

The average cost of living in Djibouti ($548) is 43% less expensive than in Tonga ($957). Djibouti ranked 159th vs 72nd for Tonga 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 1.2 months in Tonga. Ranked 174th and 143rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Djibouti vs Tonga

We calculate prices for Djibouti and Tonga as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 2 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 Tonga
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.77
$40
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.9
$69.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.64
$7.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$1.7
 Cappuccino
$1.74
$2.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.68
$1.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$235
$239
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$362
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$444
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$300
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$39.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59
$61.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.8
$28.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.6%
11.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1159
$1111
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$726
$724
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.46
$0.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19
$20.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.92
$7.31
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.77
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
$1.57
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.44
$6.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.13
$4.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.75
$7.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.28
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$7.43
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$1.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.51
$7.81
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.79
$4.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$2.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.43
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$1.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.9
$30.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.08
$4.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21
$21.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.5
$4.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.3
$38.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65
$67.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$132
$144
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3732
$3843

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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 Tonga

City Cost of living Population
Nukualofa
$958
23.2K
Mua
$954
5K