Turkey vs Uganda - Cost of Living Comparison

Turkey Uganda
🚶 Cost of living one person
$428
$574
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1089
$1484
🏠 One person rent
$178
$234
🏘️ Family rent
$330
$486
🍽️ Food expenses
$145
$221
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.5
$62.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$315
$138
💸 GDP per capita
$8536
$822
😃 Human freedom index
5.79
6.32
❤️ Life expectancy
77.9
63.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
27
🌐 English speaking %
15%
89.9%
🎓 Higher education
78
69
😀 Quality of life
57
38
🏙️ Population
83.6M
42.9M

The average cost of living in Turkey ($428) is 25% less expensive than in Uganda ($574). Turkey ranked 187th 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 0.7 months in Turkey compared to 0.2 months in Uganda. Ranked 66th and 128th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Turkey vs Uganda

We calculate prices for Turkey and Uganda as a population-weighted mean of 128 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.

Turkey Uganda
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.88
$2.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.9
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.1
$7.78
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$1.33
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$190
$259
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$122
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$386
$721
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$239
$293
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.8
$31.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$53.5
$49.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.39
$57.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
20.22%
21.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1104
$1062
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$666
$2803
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$20
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.72
$6.01
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.19
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
$0.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.34
$0.81
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$0.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.25
$1.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.13
$5.16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.26
$5.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.05
$3.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.63
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.81
$8.47
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.4
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.46
$2.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.57
$4.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.53
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.11
$1.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.9
$57.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.34
$5.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.3
$13.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.51
$5.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$31.9
$22.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$60.9
$52.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$168
$150
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3748
$4646

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Cities Comparison in Turkey vs Uganda

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Turkey

City Cost of living Population
Istanbul
$644
15.5M
Ankara
$470
5.5M
Izmir
$488
4.32M
Bursa
$531
2.9M
Urfa
$246
1.99M
Antalya
$461
2.43M
Kocaeli
$393
1.95M
Gaziantep
$436
2.03M
Konya
$290
2.23M
Adana
$192
2.22M
Mersin
$441
1.81M
Kayseri
$356
1.39M
Diyarbakir
$272
1.73M
Samsun
$376
1.34M
Trabzon
$299
808K
Eskisehir
$354
871K
Denizli
$356
963K
Erzurum
$265
768K
Kahramanmaras
$298
444K
Manisa
$355
357K
Balikesir
$359
332K
Gebze
$322
371K
Malatya
$266
426K
Osmaniye
$269
264K
Sivas
$311
378K
Elazig
$292
422K
Izmit
$204
363K
Van
$344
353K
Antakya
$399
378K
Tarsus
$337
340K

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