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Cost of Living in Ethiopia

Cost of living in Ethiopia is 38.29% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Ethiopia is 43.70% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.96 $ 2.00-5.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20.00 $ 10.00-30.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.00 $ 0.99-1.25
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 1.50-2.00
Cappuccino (regular) 0.89 $ 0.70-1.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.77 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.62 $ 0.40-1.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.49 $ 2.27-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.45-0.91
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.58 $ 0.41-0.91
Eggs (12) 1.91 $ 1.30-2.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.02 $ 1.02-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.42 $ 2.27-2.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.74 $ 1.36-3.40
Apples (1 lb) 2.22 $ 1.81-2.83
Banana (1 lb) 0.35 $ 0.32-0.39
Oranges (1 lb) 0.58 $ 0.45-0.68
Tomato (1 lb) 0.38 $ 0.23-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.30 $ 0.23-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.28 $ 0.23-0.34
Lettuce (1 head) 0.79 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 $ 0.75-1.15
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2.50 $ 2.00-5.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.03 $ 0.99-1.20
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.91 $ 1.50-2.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.00 $ 1.50-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.32 $ 0.25-0.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10.00 $ 7.50-14.28
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 $ 1.00-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 $ 1.61-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.50 $ 7.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.54 $ 3.22-3.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,513.63 $ 22,000.00-50,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 16.58 $ 12.00-20.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 $ 0.04-0.05
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 196.71 $ 75.00-255.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.56 $ 40.00-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.33 $ 8.00-10.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.50 $ 2.00-3.50
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.67 $ 35.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.17 $ 25.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.33 $ 100.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 67.75 $ 50.00-86.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 263.54 $ 141.57-425.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 135.27 $ 90.00-200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,675.00 $ 1,200.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,068.75 $ 750.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 94.82 $ 46.45-114.36
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 71.50 $ 46.45-92.90
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 242.14 $ 150.00-350.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.71 9.00-12.00

Prices in Ethiopia

These data are based on 574 entries in the past 18 months from 74 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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