Eritrea vs Nicaragua - Cost of Living Comparison

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Eritrea Nicaragua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$495
$682
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1219
$1602
🏠 One person rent
$212
$298
🏘️ Family rent
$398
$458
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$277
🚐 Transport expenses
$40.7
$38.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$347
$302
💸 GDP per capita
$644
$2255
😃 Human freedom index
4.8
5.48
❤️ Life expectancy
66.5
73.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
21
17
🌐 English speaking %
0%
1%
🎓 Higher education
12
32
😀 Quality of life
11
29
🏙️ Population
3.5M
5.14M

The average cost of living in Eritrea ($495) is 27% less expensive than in Nicaragua ($682). Eritrea ranked 181st vs 138th for Nicaragua in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Eritrea compared to 0.4 months in Nicaragua. Ranked 188th and 150th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Eritrea vs Nicaragua

We calculate prices for Eritrea and Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$6.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.8
$20.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.26
$5.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.7
$1.39
 Cappuccino
$1.7
$2.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$210
$292
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$132
$184
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$441
$507
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$282
$309
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$34.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.9
$52.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.7
$57.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.47%
14.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1393
$870
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$851
$742
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.8
$16.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.53
$6.39
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04
$1.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.46
$1.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.53
$4.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
$4.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.65
$7.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
$4.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.31
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.11
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.29
$9.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.69
$2.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.37
$5.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.88
$3.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$2.58
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.22
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21
$32.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.08
$4.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.5
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.99
$4.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.2
$45.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$55.6
$71.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$77.9
$153
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2805
$5316

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In Eritrea

City Cost of living Population
Asmara
$500
963K
Keren
$470
120K
Massawa
$467
39.8K
Mendefera
$469
28.5K

In Nicaragua

City Cost of living Population
Managua
$744
937K
Leon
$609
174K
Masaya
$724
140K
Matagalpa
$549
133K
Chinandega
$621
122K
Esteli
$592
112K
Granada
$737
105K
Jinotega
$458
99.4K
Juigalpa
$654
51.8K
San Juan del Sur
$800
14.7K