Cost of Living in Zabid

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$484
$1159
🛋️ Without rent
$261
$760
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$223
$399
🍽️ Food
$189
$492
🚐 Transport
$21.7
$60
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$283
😀 Quality of life
13
🏙️ Population
50.8K

The average cost of living in Zabid is $484, which is in the top 9% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8457th out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 10 in Yemen.

The median after-tax salary is $283, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 9179th (TOP 99%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 9th best city to live in Yemen. With an estimated population of 50.8K, Zabid is the 10th largest city in Yemen.

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

✈️ Closest airport 72 km Hodeidah International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 28.8 µg/m³
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Prices in Zabid

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.61
 Cappuccino
$1.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$135
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$433
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$275
🔌 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
$37.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$818
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$482
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.78
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.46
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.76
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
🥔 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
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.56
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.33
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.96
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$79.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2389

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