Mali vs Nepal - Cost of Living Comparison

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Mali Nepal
🚶 Cost of living one person
$509
$392
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1266
$1024
🏠 One person rent
$217
$119
🏘️ Family rent
$419
$229
🍽️ Food expenses
$194
$185
🚐 Transport expenses
$48.7
$45.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$367
$240
💸 GDP per capita
$833
$1337
😃 Human freedom index
5.9
6.71
❤️ Life expectancy
58.9
68.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
28
35
🌐 English speaking %
0%
3%
🎓 Higher education
27
50
😀 Quality of life
16
30
🏙️ Population
20.3M
29.2M

The average cost of living in Mali ($509) is 30% more expensive than in Nepal ($392). Mali ranked 174th vs 194th for Nepal in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Mali compared to 0.6 months in Nepal. Ranked 180th and 145th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Mali vs Nepal

We calculate prices for Mali and Nepal as a population-weighted mean of 7 and 10 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.

Mali Nepal
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$1.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.6
$20.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.29
$7.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.79
$2.49
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$1.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$218
$132
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$136
$75.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$488
$272
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$164
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$23.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.2
$35.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27.7
$9.77
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.43%
13.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1531
$1240
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$814
$749
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
$0.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.1
$13.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.45
$8.83
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.03
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.64
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$0.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.46
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.57
$6.88
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
$3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.86
$5.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.19
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$0.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$0.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.57
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.31
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.47
$5.71
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$2.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.75
$2.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.38
$3.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.97
$2.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$0.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$0.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$20.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.15
$2.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.15
$2.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.6
$23.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$57
$45.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$85.5
$82.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2915
$3091

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In Mali

City Cost of living Population
Bamako
$518
2.01M
Sikasso
$479
226K
Segou
$470
131K
Bougouni
$472
59.7K
Markala
$471
46K
Koulikoro
$471
43.2K
Banamba
$471
30.6K

In Nepal

City Cost of living Population
Kathmandu
$455
846K
Lalitpur
$355
513K
Pokhara
$386
600K
Birgunj
$345
268K
Biratnagar
$342
243K
Bheemdatta
$400
105K
Dhangadhi
$414
102K
Hetauda
$390
84.7K
Damak
$339
75.1K
Janakpur
$337
97.8K