Estonia vs Palau - Cost of Living Comparison

Estonia Palau
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1019
$1162
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2404
$2757
🏠 One person rent
$533
$586
🏘️ Family rent
$897
$1094
🍽️ Food expenses
$324
$433
🚐 Transport expenses
$52.5
$35
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1277
$723
💸 GDP per capita
$23054
$14244
😃 Human freedom index
8.91
6.4
❤️ Life expectancy
78.3
69.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
49
🌐 English speaking %
50.2%
92.5%
🎓 Higher education
84
1
😀 Quality of life
75
29
🏙️ Population
1.33M
21.7K

The average cost of living in Estonia ($1019) is 12% less expensive than in Palau ($1162). Estonia ranked 59th 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 1.3 months in Estonia compared to 0.6 months in Palau. Ranked 22nd and 164th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Estonia vs Palau

We calculate prices for Estonia and Palau as a population-weighted mean of 10 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.

Estonia Palau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.26
$10.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$45.9
$52
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.35
$6.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.33
$7.02
 Cappuccino
$2.94
$5.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.7
$1.26
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$452
$483
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$339
$362
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$839
$1075
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$601
$794
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$80.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$226
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.4
$120
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.25%
6.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2865
$1697
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2032
$1316
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.37
$0.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.3
$26.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.93
$8.86
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.83
$2.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.85
$2.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$2.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$2.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.14
$4.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$21.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.91
$8.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$7.92
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$4.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$2.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.58
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$3.41
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.14
$21.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.41
$3.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.9
$8.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.49
$6.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.39
$3.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.18
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$42.1
$69.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.14
$5.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$41.8
$49.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.8
$5.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.3
$54.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.8
$123
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$249
$220
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8321
$4896

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Estonia

City Cost of living Population
Tallinn
$1145
438K
Tartu
$891
91.4K
Narva
$743
53.4K
Kohtla-Jarve
$842
33.5K
Parnu
$863
39.6K
Viljandi
$703
16.9K
Maardu
$861
15.3K
Rakvere
$837
15K
Sillamae
$783
12.2K
Kuressaare
$773
13.1K

In Palau

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