Eritrea vs Turkmenistan - Cost of Living Comparison

Eritrea Turkmenistan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$516
$1159
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1250
$2651
🏠 One person rent
$230
$501
🏘️ Family rent
$414
$847
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$512
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.8
$33.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$299
$518
💸 GDP per capita
$643
$7612
😃 Human freedom index
4.8
4.1
❤️ Life expectancy
66.7
68.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
22
19
🌐 English speaking %
0%
2%
🎓 Higher education
13
1
😀 Quality of life
16
25
🏙️ Population
3.5M
5.85M

The average cost of living in Eritrea ($516) is 55% less expensive than in Turkmenistan ($1159). Eritrea ranked 170th vs 45th for Turkmenistan 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 0.4 months in Turkmenistan. Ranked 191st and 170th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Eritrea vs Turkmenistan

We calculate prices for Eritrea and Turkmenistan as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 6 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 Turkmenistan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.86
$22.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.9
$23
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.41
$8.65
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$3.93
 Cappuccino
$1.54
$4.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
$4.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$540
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$370
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$462
$894
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$288
$685
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$42.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
$65.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.5
$54.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.23%
7.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1056
$3109
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$603
$2305
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
$8.56
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.52
$8.35
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97
$0.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
$2.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$0.86
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$4.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.44
$3.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.74
$15.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$19.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$2.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$3.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.19
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.83
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.19
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.86
$13.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
$3.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.09
$4.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.8
$4.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$2.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.1
$2.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.2
$48.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.91
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19
$24.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.01
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.9
$110
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
$93.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$89.6
$22.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2829
$5366

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Cities Comparison in Eritrea vs Turkmenistan

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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 Turkmenistan

City Cost of living Population
Ashgabat
$1123
828K
Turkmenabat
$1199
409K
Dasoguz
$1185
227K
Mary
$1182
209K
Anau
$1224
29.6K
Baherden
$1223
24.7K