Cost of Living in Mukalla

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$487
$1166
🛋️ Without rent
$263
$766
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$224
$400
🍽️ Food
$189
$493
🚐 Transport
$23
$63.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$283
😀 Quality of life
15
🏙️ Population
144K

The average cost of living in Mukalla is $487, which is in the top 9% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8429th out of 9294 in our global list and 7th out of 10 in Yemen.

The median after-tax salary is $283, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 9108th (TOP 98%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 8th best city to live in Yemen. With an estimated population of 144K, Mukalla is the 7th largest city in Yemen.

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

✈️ Closest airport 30 km Riyan Mukalla International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 31.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 7693 Hadhramout University
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Prices in Mukalla

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$1.45
🥤 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
$209
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$432
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$278
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$857
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$491
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.44
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.85
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
🍌 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
$0.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.12
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.97
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$59.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$81.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2458

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