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Cost of Living in Bhutan

Cost of living in Bhutan is 55.03% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Bhutan is 90.01% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
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Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 Rs 200.00-300.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 Rs 650.00-1,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.19 Rs 150.00-280.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 Rs 65.00-75.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 120.00 Rs 120.00-120.00
Cappuccino (regular) 113.33 Rs 70.00-150.11
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 35.00 Rs 20.00-60.05
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 20.00 Rs 10.00-30.02
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 229.71 Rs 208.20-416.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25.41 Rs 18.14-90.79
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.15 Rs 11.34-27.22
Eggs (12) 120.03 Rs 100.08-160.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 164.12 Rs 68.04-206.38
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 120.20 Rs 90.72-136.18
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 119.51 Rs 86.25-181.58
Apples (1 lb) 45.38 Rs 11.34-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 36.31 Rs 36.29-36.32
Oranges (1 lb) 40.84 Rs 20.41-45.39
Tomato (1 lb) 20.42 Rs 18.14-31.75
Potato (1 lb) 16.64 Rs 13.61-18.16
Onion (1 lb) 24.97 Rs 18.14-31.75
Lettuce (1 head) 26.68 Rs 20.00-40.03
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 25.01 Rs 20.00-30.02
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 Rs 190.14-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 81.68 Rs 70.05-100.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 140.03 Rs 120.00-180.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 200.00 Rs 100.08-200.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 Rs 20.00-63.17
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) 223.61 Rs 216.58-227.12
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 Rs 700,000.00-1,200,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 Rs 900,000.00-1,200,000.00
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 6,004.56 Rs
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 150.00 Rs
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 175.00 Rs 150.00-200.00
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) 2,166.92 Rs 1,000.76-3,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,751.14 Rs 2,500.00-3,002.28
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,335.11 Rs 2,500.00-7,005.32
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,200.00 Rs
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,668.31 Rs 5,500.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,666.67 Rs 3,500.00-13,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,336.37 Rs 12,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,169.07 Rs 7,500.00-18,000.00
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 Net Salary (After Tax) 17,187.50 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.00

Prices in Bhutan

These data are based on 181 entries in the past 18 months from 16 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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