Cost of Living in Awasa

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$368
$1763
🛋️ Without rent
$232
$911
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$136
$852
🍽️ Food
$158
$409
🚐 Transport
$32.3
$86.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$167
😀 Quality of life
19
🏙️ Population
300K

The average cost of living in Awasa is $368, which is in the top 4% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8913th out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 10 in Ethiopia.

The median after-tax salary is $167, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 9020th (TOP 97%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Ethiopia. With an estimated population of 300K, Awasa is the 4th largest city in Ethiopia.

Why living in Awasa is so expensive? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Awasa for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Awasa Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 21.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 4443 Hawassa University
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Prices in Awasa

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.61
 Cappuccino
$0.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$75.1
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$62.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1380
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$628
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$7.71
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$62.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2150
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$457
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.63
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.97
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.96
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.95
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.5
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.85
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.12
👖 Brand Jeans
$20.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$49.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$88
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26417

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