Cost of Living in Afghanistan

Cost of living in Afghanistan is 64.01% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Afghanistan is, on average, 90.46% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 170.00 AFN 150.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 AFN 500.00-1,540.21
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 262.50 AFN 150.00-300.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 333.46 AFN 203.00-500.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 640.00 AFN 327.29-1,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 88.61 AFN 50.00-240.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 26.22 AFN 20.00-53.14
Water (12 oz small bottle) 14.32 AFN 10.00-20.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 195.58 AFN 132.49-246.05
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 24.41 AFN 9.07-54.43
Rice (white), (1 lb) 43.60 AFN 36.29-77.01
Eggs (regular) (12) 87.92 AFN 72.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 140.06 AFN 90.72-181.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 97.37 AFN 54.43-113.40
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 181.89 AFN 145.15-204.12
Apples (1 lb) 29.48 AFN 12.96-45.36
Banana (1 lb) 28.22 AFN 20.41-77.01
Oranges (1 lb) 32.32 AFN 9.07-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 20.01 AFN 9.07-31.75
Potato (1 lb) 12.40 AFN 9.07-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 11.06 AFN 4.54-15.88
Lettuce (1 head) 15.00 AFN 10.00-20.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 28.12 AFN 20.00-40.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 AFN 40.00-830.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 69.29 AFN 50.00-80.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 117.50 AFN 60.00-150.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 80.00 AFN 70.00-150.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 AFN 10.00-25.38
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 AFN 521.74-2,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 AFN 50.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 AFN 48.28-193.12
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 AFN 200.00-350.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 194.95 AFN 132.49-227.12
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 814,000.00 AFN 800,000.00-1,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,158,536.00 AFN 1,000,000.00-1,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,055.56 AFN 3,000.00-5,666.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.55 AFN 0.50-5.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 17,615.67 AFN 8,000.00-30,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 875.00 AFN 300.00-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 556.25 AFN 250.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 AFN 100.00-250.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,833.33 AFN 1,000.00-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 62,735.43 AFN 24,000.00-100,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,208.85 AFN 500.00-1,800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,479.67 AFN 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,379.11 AFN 1,800.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,080.00 AFN 1,300.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,627.51 AFN 7,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,083.33 AFN 3,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,218.37 AFN 13,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,351.08 AFN 7,000.00-18,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,632.97 AFN 3,716.09-9,290.23
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,678.70 AFN 1,950.95-4,645.11
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,900.00 AFN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.37 8.00-12.00

Prices in Afghanistan

This country had 549 entries in the past 12 months by 42 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
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