Cost of Living in Bor, South Sudan

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$506
$1217
🛋️ Without rent
$277
$810
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$228
$407
🍽️ Food
$191
$498
🚐 Transport
$34.4
$94.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$304
😀 Quality of life
11
🏙️ Population
315K

The average cost of living in Bor is $506, which is in the top 11% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8279th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 5 in South Sudan.

The median after-tax salary is $304, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 9223rd (TOP 99%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in South Sudan. With an estimated population of 315K, Bor is the 2nd largest city in South Sudan.

Why living in Bor 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 Bor for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 150 km Juba International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 21.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 12516 John Garang Memorial University of Science and Technology
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Prices in Bor

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.09
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$1.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$216
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$142
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$441
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$285
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$927
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$549
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.75
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.89
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$59.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$89.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2709

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