East Timor vs Montenegro - Cost of Living Comparison

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East Timor Montenegro
🚶 Cost of living one person
$515
$964
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1269
$2384
🏠 One person rent
$226
$519
🏘️ Family rent
$413
$1011
🍽️ Food expenses
$207
$318
🚐 Transport expenses
$28.1
$35.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$386
$814
💸 GDP per capita
$2389
$10093
😃 Human freedom index
7.26
7.8
❤️ Life expectancy
67.7
73.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
43
46
🌐 English speaking %
9%
26%
🎓 Higher education
11
61
😀 Quality of life
38
59
🏙️ Population
1.3M
622K

The average cost of living in East Timor ($515) is 47% less expensive than in Montenegro ($964). East Timor ranked 171st vs 86th for Montenegro 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 0.8 months in Montenegro. Ranked 125th and 63rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in East Timor vs Montenegro

We calculate prices for East Timor and Montenegro as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 9 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 Montenegro
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.45
$8.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$36.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
$6.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.72
$2.61
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$1.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.56
$2.01
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$219
$509
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$144
$397
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$448
$1040
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$295
$824
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.9
$72.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59.8
$113
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27.5
$27.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.85%
6.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1332
$2197
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$857
$1632
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
$1.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.4
$33.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.68
$8.24
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.06
$1.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.72
$0.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.58
$2.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.8
$7.88
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.15
$7.22
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$1.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.82
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.42
$5.71
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.7
$3.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.75
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.99
$3.61
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.53
$1.71
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$2.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.9
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.32
$5.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$31.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.29
$6.31
👖 Brand Jeans
$30.5
$76
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.2
$95.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$115
$237
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3525
$7416

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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 Montenegro

City Cost of living Population
Podgorica
$936
151K
Ulcinj
$990
19.9K
Budva
$1105
19.2K
Plav
$998
13.8K
Kotor
$1034
12.6K
Bar
$1002
13.7K
Cetinje
$810
14K
Mojkovac
$1019
10.1K
Berane
$1017
11.8K