East Timor vs Serbia - Cost of Living Comparison

East Timor Serbia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$503
$667
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1206
$1655
🏠 One person rent
$229
$318
🏘️ Family rent
$405
$580
🍽️ Food expenses
$192
$219
🚐 Transport expenses
$28.3
$58.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$312
$578
💸 GDP per capita
$1443
$7731
😃 Human freedom index
7.22
7.54
❤️ Life expectancy
69.7
74.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
41
38
🌐 English speaking %
9%
55%
🎓 Higher education
10
82
😀 Quality of life
31
62
🏙️ Population
1.3M
7.02M

The average cost of living in East Timor ($503) is 25% less expensive than in Serbia ($667). East Timor ranked 177th vs 126th for Serbia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in East Timor compared to 0.9 months in Serbia. Ranked 157th and 55th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in East Timor vs Serbia

We calculate prices for East Timor and Serbia as a population-weighted mean of 4 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.

East Timor Serbia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.19
$6.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.5
$23.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.5
$5.41
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$1.76
 Cappuccino
$1.52
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.62
$1.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$217
$303
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$205
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$438
$613
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
$403
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.6
$76.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.8
$118
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35
$17.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.26%
3.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$920
$2392
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$547
$1443
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.42
$0.7
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.6
$24.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.81
$6.89
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97
$1.55
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$0.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.47
$1.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.67
$6.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$5.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.09
$8.23
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$0.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$0.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.79
$5.29
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.31
$0.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$3.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.29
$4.63
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.77
$2.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
$1.29
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.11
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.4
$24
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.86
$4.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.4
$20.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.07
$3.74
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.6
$65.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$59.8
$78.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.1
$205
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2742
$5540

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In East Timor

City Cost of living Population
Dili
$504
222K
Maliana
$494
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Baucau
$493
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Ainaro
$494
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In Serbia

City Cost of living Population
Belgrade
$798
1.38M
Novi Sad
$653
380K
Nis
$512
183K
Pristina
$534
207K
Kragujevac
$468
151K
Subotica
$503
106K
Valjevo
$407
90.3K
Cacak
$452
71.9K
Novi Pazar
$445
66.5K
Mitrovica
$386
71.6K