Guyana vs Uganda - Cost of Living Comparison

Guyana Uganda
🚶 Cost of living one person
$838
$574
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1960
$1484
🏠 One person rent
$345
$234
🏘️ Family rent
$557
$486
🍽️ Food expenses
$367
$221
🚐 Transport expenses
$60.7
$62.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$374
$138
💸 GDP per capita
$6956
$822
😃 Human freedom index
7.49
6.32
❤️ Life expectancy
70
63.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
39
27
🌐 English speaking %
90.5%
89.9%
🎓 Higher education
34
69
😀 Quality of life
46
38
🏙️ Population
778K
42.9M

The average cost of living in Guyana ($838) is 46% more expensive than in Uganda ($574). Guyana ranked 94th vs 152nd for Uganda in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Guyana compared to 0.2 months in Uganda. Ranked 107th and 128th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Guyana vs Uganda

We calculate prices for Guyana and Uganda as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 9 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.

Guyana Uganda
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.48
$2.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37.8
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.05
$7.78
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$4
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$348
$259
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$219
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$670
$721
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$372
$293
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.6
$31.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$72.6
$49.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53
$57.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.66%
21.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3450
$1062
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1256
$2803
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.56
$0.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$35.7
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.8
$6.01
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.08
$0.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.4
$0.81
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.39
$1.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$5.16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.52
$5.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$3.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.27
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.27
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.1
$8.47
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.62
$2.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.7
$4.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.73
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.56
$1.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.95
$1.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$25.8
$57.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.49
$5.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.8
$13.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.65
$5.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$32.7
$22.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.8
$52.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$72.1
$150
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1417
$4646

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Guyana

City Cost of living Population
Georgetown
$833
201K
Linden
$875
29.3K
New Amsterdam
$835
17.3K

In Uganda

City Cost of living Population
Kampala
$637
1.66M
Kira Town
$486
317K
Gulu
$433
152K
Entebbe
$516
70K
Mbale
$469
96.2K
Jinja
$405
72.9K
Kasese
$410
115K
Arua
$470
62K
Tororo
$491
41.9K