Eritrea vs Latvia - Cost of Living Comparison

Eritrea Latvia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$516
$860
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1250
$2122
🏠 One person rent
$230
$400
🏘️ Family rent
$414
$639
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$299
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.8
$62.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$299
$936
💸 GDP per capita
$643
$17737
😃 Human freedom index
4.8
8.67
❤️ Life expectancy
66.7
75.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
22
59
🌐 English speaking %
0%
45.9%
🎓 Higher education
13
72
😀 Quality of life
16
68
🏙️ Population
3.5M
1.91M

The average cost of living in Eritrea ($516) is 40% less expensive than in Latvia ($860). Eritrea ranked 170th vs 87th for Latvia 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 1.1 months in Latvia. Ranked 191st and 35th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Eritrea vs Latvia

We calculate prices for Eritrea and Latvia 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.

Eritrea Latvia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.86
$7.32
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.9
$34.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.41
$6.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$3.05
 Cappuccino
$1.54
$2.78
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
$1.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$359
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$239
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$462
$606
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$288
$392
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$123
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
$190
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.5
$14.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.23%
2.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1056
$1951
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$603
$1156
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$1.04
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
$42.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.52
$7.24
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97
$1.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.44
$2.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.74
$8.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
$6.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$1.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$2.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.6
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.19
$1.71
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.86
$7.38
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
$1.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$4.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.09
$8.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.8
$4.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.59
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.1
$2.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.2
$34.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.91
$7.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19
$43.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.01
$14.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.9
$61.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
$69.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$89.6
$294
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2829
$12996

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Cities Comparison in Eritrea vs Latvia

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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 Latvia

City Cost of living Population
Riga
$967
615K
Daugavpils
$644
80.6K
Liepaja
$650
68K
Jurmala
$829
50.2K
Jelgava
$724
55.3K
Ventspils
$758
33.4K
Jekabpils
$580
21.6K
Valmiera
$673
23K
Ogre
$676
23K
Rezekne
$582
26.8K