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Cost of Living in Bhutan

Cost of living in Bhutan is 56.50% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Bhutan is 91.20% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
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Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 275.00 Rs 250.00-349.64
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 Rs 650.00-998.98
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 249.75 Rs 150.00-280.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 65.00 Rs 60.00-75.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 120.00 Rs 120.00-120.00
Cappuccino (regular) 107.50 Rs 90.00-120.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 31.67 Rs 25.00-40.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 18.75 Rs 15.00-20.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 229.57 Rs 226.89-234.70
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25.39 Rs 21.77-31.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.13 Rs 18.13-18.14
Eggs (12) 119.96 Rs 119.88-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 163.95 Rs 113.28-197.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 120.13 Rs 104.33-135.94
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 119.36 Rs 86.09-181.25
Apples (1 lb) 45.33 Rs 36.25-54.43
Banana (1 lb) 36.26 Rs 36.25-36.29
Oranges (1 lb) 40.78 Rs 36.25-45.31
Tomato (1 lb) 20.40 Rs 18.14-22.66
Potato (1 lb) 16.63 Rs 13.61-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 24.92 Rs 22.66-27.19
Lettuce (1 head) 26.65 Rs 19.98-39.96
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 24.99 Rs 20.00-29.97
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 Rs 189.81-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 81.64 Rs 69.93-100.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 139.96 Rs 119.88-180.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 200.00 Rs 99.90-200.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 Rs 20.00-65.98
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 Rs
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Rs 25.00-80.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 Rs 48.28-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 75.00 Rs
Gasoline (1 gallon) 227.12 Rs 227.12-227.12
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 Rs 700,000.00-1,200,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,600.00 Rs
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.00 Rs 1.50-2.50
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,699.50 Rs 399.00-3,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,993.89 Rs
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 150.00 Rs
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 175.00 Rs 150.00-200.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,166.33 Rs 998.98-3,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,748.47 Rs 2,500.00-2,996.95
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,330.96 Rs 2,500.00-6,992.87
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,200.00 Rs
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,166.67 Rs 5,500.00-7,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,500.00 Rs 4,000.00-5,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,746.95 Rs 11,987.78-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,622.58 Rs 9,000.00-10,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,935.34 Rs 13,006.32-14,864.36
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,503.16 Rs 5,574.14-7,432.18
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 16,843.75 Rs 14,000.00-20,375.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.00

Prices in Bhutan

These data are based on 192 entries in the past 18 months from 15 different contributors.
Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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