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Cost of Living in Bhutan

Cost of living in Bhutan is 43.08% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Bhutan is 90.33% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
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Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 225.00 Rs 200.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,500.00 Rs
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 Rs
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 225.30 Rs 200.60-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.37 Rs 250.74-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 175.15 Rs 100.30-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 45.06 Rs 40.12-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 17.53 Rs 15.00-20.06
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 252.36 Rs 246.05-264.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 63.50 Rs
Rice (white), (1 lb) 30.24 Rs 22.68-34.02
Eggs (regular) (12) 75.00 Rs
Local Cheese (1 lb) 181.44 Rs 158.76-204.12
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 158.76 Rs
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 113.40 Rs
Apples (1 lb) 105.84 Rs 90.72-113.40
Banana (1 lb) 45.36 Rs
Oranges (1 lb) 68.04 Rs
Tomato (1 lb) 36.29 Rs 18.14-54.43
Potato (1 lb) 19.66 Rs 18.14-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 21.17 Rs 18.14-27.22
Lettuce (1 head) 40.00 Rs
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 30.04 Rs 30.00-30.09
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 Rs
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 110.10 Rs 70.21-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.21 Rs
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 Rs
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.04 Rs 25.00-25.07
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 Rs
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 80.12 Rs 80.00-80.24
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.35 Rs 40.23-64.57
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 401.41 Rs
Gasoline (1 gallon) 264.22 Rs 227.80-287.69
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,000,000.00 Rs
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,300,000.00 Rs
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,171.63 Rs 1,500.00-5,014.89
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.24 Rs 0.30-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,000.00 Rs 1,000.00-3,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,004.47 Rs 3,000.00-3,008.93
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,408.47 Rs
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 Rs
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,176.10 Rs 4,011.91-9,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 141,790.74 Rs 30,089.33-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,607.74 Rs 2,005.96-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,838.79 Rs 2,507.44-3,008.93
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,074.81 Rs 4,000.00-4,212.51
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,173.12 Rs 3,000.00-3,510.42
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,510.42 Rs 4,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,836.31 Rs 3,008.93-13,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,681.56 Rs 10,029.78-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,674.61 Rs 7,020.84-18,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,441.97 Rs 4,645.11-14,238.83
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,716.09 Rs
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,541.69 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.00 3.00-3.00

Prices in Bhutan

These data are based on 125 entries in the past 18 months from 15 different contributors.
Last update: February 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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