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Cost of Living in Afghanistan

Cost of living in Afghanistan is 36.06% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Afghanistan is 78.85% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.50 $ 2.40-7.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 13.95 $ 10.00-25.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.70 $ 3.00-6.10
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.14 $ 4.00-7.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.26 $ 2.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.04 $ 1.00-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.38 $ 0.30-0.60
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.27 $ 0.18-0.50
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.69 $ 3.00-4.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.37 $ 0.14-0.91
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.58 $ 0.45-0.91
Eggs (12) 1.41 $ 1.17-2.11
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.90 $ 1.50-2.80
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.53 $ 1.20-1.81
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.43 $ 2.27-2.90
Apples (1 lb) 0.76 $ 0.59-1.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.41-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.34-1.00
Tomato (1 lb) 0.25 $ 0.18-0.32
Potato (1 lb) 0.21 $ 0.14-0.32
Onion (1 lb) 0.20 $ 0.11-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.57 $ 0.30-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.49 $ 0.30-0.60
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 40.95 $ 26.43-50.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.58 $ 0.32-14.04
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.23 $ 1.49-5.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.00 $ 1.50-2.50
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 $ 0.16-0.30
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 17.48 $ 10.57-25.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.88 $ 0.80-1.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.20 $ 0.80-1.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.87 $ 3.52-10.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.68 $ 1.89-3.97
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 $ 10,440.20-21,145.37
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,955.52 $ 10,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 114.96 $ 80.00-150.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $ 0.05-0.10
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 370.00 $ 200.00-500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 15.70 $ 10.00-22.45
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.22 $ 10.00-14.91
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 $ 3.00-5.93
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 23.09 $ 14.91-33.32
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.54 $ 15.00-35.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 49.95 $ 30.00-70.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 46.76 $ 25.00-99.33
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 251.86 $ 149.15-300.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 127.28 $ 60.00-200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 490.95 $ 350.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 293.78 $ 200.00-400.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 73.75 $ 61.91-83.61
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 34.00 $ 19.51-39.99
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 248.07 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.04 6.00-12.00

Prices in Afghanistan

These data are based on 584 entries in the past 18 months from 28 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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