Eritrea vs France - Cost of Living Comparison

Eritrea France
🚶 Cost of living one person
$516
$1363
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1250
$3344
🏠 One person rent
$230
$708
🏘️ Family rent
$414
$1318
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$456
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.8
$90.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$299
$2346
💸 GDP per capita
$643
$39037
😃 Human freedom index
4.8
8.34
❤️ Life expectancy
66.7
82.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
22
71
🌐 English speaking %
0%
35.2%
🎓 Higher education
13
87
😀 Quality of life
16
74
🏙️ Population
3.5M
67.1M

The average cost of living in Eritrea ($516) is 62% less expensive than in France ($1363). Eritrea ranked 170th vs 29th for France 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 Eritrea compared to 1.7 months in France. Ranked 191st and 26th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Eritrea vs France

We calculate prices for Eritrea and France as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 151 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.

Eritrea France
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.86
$13.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.9
$52.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.41
$9.27
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$5.58
 Cappuccino
$1.54
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
$2.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$699
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$557
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$462
$1385
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$288
$1086
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$92.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.5
$30.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.23%
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1056
$5659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$603
$4292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$1.72
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
$51.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.52
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97
$1.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.44
$3.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.74
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$17.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$2.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$2.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.19
$2.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.86
$7.56
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.09
$7.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.8
$3.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.1
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.2
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.91
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.01
$17.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.9
$81.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
$88.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$89.6
$653
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2829
$9101

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Cities Comparison in Eritrea vs France

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Eritrea

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

In France

City Cost of living Population
Paris
$2095
2.17M
Marseille
$1329
871K
Lyon
$1379
523K
Toulouse
$1327
493K
Montpellier
$1252
296K
Nice
$1419
343K
Nantes
$1214
319K
Strasbourg
$1131
287K
Lille
$1229
234K
Bordeaux
$1315
261K
Boulogne-Billancourt
$1308
122K
Rennes
$1153
220K
Reims
$1326
181K
Toulon
$1259
179K
Angers
$1161
156K
Le Havre
$1124
168K
Aix-en-Provence
$1402
145K
Grenoble
$1211
158K
Clermont-Ferrand
$1225
148K
Saint-Etienne
$952
174K
Le Mans
$1239
144K
Nimes
$1051
149K
Tours
$1142
137K
Villeurbanne
$1329
152K
Dijon
$1100
158K
Annecy
$1567
131K
Limoges
$1105
131K
Brest
$1052
140K
Versailles
$1406
84.8K
Amiens
$1150
135K