East Timor vs Kuwait - Cost of Living Comparison

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East Timor Kuwait
🚶 Cost of living one person
$515
$1405
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1269
$3643
🏠 One person rent
$226
$718
🏘️ Family rent
$413
$1511
🍽️ Food expenses
$207
$326
🚐 Transport expenses
$28.1
$213
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$386
$2333
💸 GDP per capita
$2389
$41080
😃 Human freedom index
7.26
6.25
❤️ Life expectancy
67.7
78.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
43
46
🌐 English speaking %
9%
20%
🎓 Higher education
11
57
😀 Quality of life
38
66
🏙️ Population
1.3M
4.6M

The average cost of living in East Timor ($515) is 63% less expensive than in Kuwait ($1405). East Timor ranked 171st vs 36th for Kuwait in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in East Timor compared to 1.7 months in Kuwait. Ranked 125th and 49th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in East Timor vs Kuwait

We calculate prices for East Timor and Kuwait 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.

East Timor Kuwait
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.45
$6.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$61.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$6.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.72
$1.61
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$5.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.56
$0.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$219
$837
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$144
$626
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$448
$1803
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$295
$1330
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.9
$30.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59.8
$46.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27.5
$28.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.85%
6.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1332
$6348
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$857
$3043
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$0.97
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.4
$45.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.68
$29.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.06
$0.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.72
$0.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.58
$2.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.8
$4.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.15
$5.79
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$10.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$2.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.81
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$0.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.42
$3.88
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$1.33
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.7
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.75
$6.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.99
$8.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.53
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.9
$121
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.32
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$92.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.29
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$30.5
$46.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.2
$99.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$115
$520
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3525
$6476

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In East Timor

City Cost of living Population
Dili
$516
222K
Maliana
$508
15.8K
Baucau
$506
15K
Ainaro
$507
5.45K

In Kuwait

City Cost of living Population
Kuwait City
$1406
2.99M
Al Wafrah
$1241
10K