Eritrea vs Palau - Cost of Living Comparison

Eritrea Palau
🚶 Cost of living one person
$516
$1162
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1250
$2757
🏠 One person rent
$230
$586
🏘️ Family rent
$414
$1094
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$433
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.8
$35
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$299
$723
💸 GDP per capita
$643
$14244
😃 Human freedom index
4.8
6.4
❤️ Life expectancy
66.7
69.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
22
49
🌐 English speaking %
0%
92.5%
🎓 Higher education
13
1
😀 Quality of life
16
29
🏙️ Population
3.5M
21.7K

The average cost of living in Eritrea ($516) is 56% less expensive than in Palau ($1162). Eritrea ranked 170th vs 44th for Palau 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 0.6 months in Palau. Ranked 191st and 164th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Eritrea vs Palau

We calculate prices for Eritrea and Palau as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 2 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 Palau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.86
$10.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.9
$52
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.41
$6.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$7.02
 Cappuccino
$1.54
$5.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
$1.26
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$483
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$362
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$462
$1075
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$288
$794
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$80.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.5
$120
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.23%
6.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1056
$1697
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$603
$1316
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
$26.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.52
$8.86
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97
$2.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
$2.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$2.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$2.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.44
$4.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.74
$21.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
$8.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$7.92
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$4.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$1.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.19
$3.41
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.86
$21.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
$3.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$8.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.09
$6.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.8
$3.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.1
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.2
$69.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.91
$5.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19
$49.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.01
$5.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.9
$54.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
$123
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$89.6
$220
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2829
$4896

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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 Palau

City Cost of living Population
Melekeok
$1162
299
Ngerulmud
$1162
271