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Cost of Living in Afghanistan

Cost of living in Afghanistan is 31.29% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Afghanistan is 76.84% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
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Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.14 $ 3.33-9.52
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15.00 $ 10.00-25.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.92 $ 3.00-8.78
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.14 $ 4.00-11.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.00-5.95
Cappuccino (regular) 1.88 $ 1.00-2.70
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.41 $ 0.35-0.60
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.25 $ 0.18-0.35
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.93 $ 3.32-4.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.19 $ 0.14-0.23
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.45-1.09
Eggs (12) 1.25 $ 1.17-1.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.47 $ 1.50-4.08
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.71 $ 1.50-1.81
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.68 $ 2.27-3.63
Apples (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.60-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 $ 0.45-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.34-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 0.26 $ 0.16-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.28 $ 0.14-0.40
Onion (1 lb) 0.21 $ 0.14-0.27
Lettuce (1 head) 0.45 $ 0.32-0.62
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.58 $ 0.50-1.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 26.43 $ 15.00-40.95
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.06 $ 4.00-6.17
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.61 $ 3.00-7.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.18 $ 1.76-3.52
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.27 $ 0.16-0.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 12.76 $ 8.33-20.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.88 $ 0.80-1.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.13 $ 0.80-1.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.87 $ 3.52-8.78
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.22 $ 2.84-5.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,145.37 $ 12,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.58 $ 83.31-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.05-0.20
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 427.77 $ 400.00-500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 16.89 $ 10.00-25.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.61 $ 6.90-12.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.15 $ 3.00-5.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 31.41 $ 15.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.05 $ 25.00-30.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 58.00 $ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.55 $ 50.00-87.77
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 285.70 $ 249.92-300.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 147.80 $ 60.00-200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 527.78 $ 350.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 325.91 $ 150.00-500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 96.48 $ 67.90-139.35
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 35.89 $ 19.51-46.45
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 300.97 $ 240.00-350.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.00 8.00-12.00

Prices in Afghanistan

These data are based on 536 entries in the past 18 months from 32 different contributors.
Last update: April, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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