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Cost of Living in Ethiopia

Cost of living in Ethiopia is 39.93% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Ethiopia is 44.73% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.75 $ 2.50-6.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 17.50 $ 10.00-30.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1.00 $ 0.99-1.25
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.00 $ 1.50-2.00
Cappuccino (regular) 0.94 $ 0.75-1.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.83 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.70 $ 0.50-1.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.56 $ 2.27-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.45-0.91
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.45-0.91
Eggs (12) 1.83 $ 1.30-2.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.56 $ 1.02-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.63 $ 2.27-2.95
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.27 $ 1.36-3.18
Apples (1 lb) 2.21 $ 1.81-2.83
Banana (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.23-0.39
Oranges (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.45-0.68
Tomato (1 lb) 0.41 $ 0.29-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.34 $ 0.23-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.38 $ 0.23-0.57
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.16 $ 1.00-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.00 $ 2.00-5.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 $ 0.99-1.20
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.16 $ 1.97-3.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1.88 $ 1.25-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.33 $ 0.25-0.40
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 8.75 $ 7.50-10.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 $ 1.00-1.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 $ 1.61-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 7.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.83 $ 3.22-4.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 42,894.63 $ 22,000.00-50,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 15.75 $ 10.00-20.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 $ 0.04-0.10
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 125.00 $ 75.00-175.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.70 $ 45.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.83 $ 5.00-13.48
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.50 $ 2.00-3.50
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.50 $ 30.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.25 $ 25.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 124.00 $ 100.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 73.67 $ 65.00-86.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 272.41 $ 105.00-500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 142.00 $ 90.00-200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,650.00 $ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 943.75 $ 500.00-1,300.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 84.01 $ 46.45-111.48
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 65.24 $ 46.45-92.90
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 245.24 $ 150.00-350.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 11.30 9.50-12.00

Prices in Ethiopia

These data are based on 476 entries in the past 18 months from 69 different contributors.
Last update: January, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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