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Cost of Living in Bhutan

Cost of living in Bhutan is 44.03% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Bhutan is 90.20% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
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Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 Rs 250.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 Rs 600.00-1,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 800.00 Rs
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.34 Rs 120.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.43 Rs 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 110.09 Rs 100.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 43.36 Rs 40.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 25.02 Rs 15.00-69.69
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 252.36 Rs 246.05-264.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 49.90 Rs 36.29-63.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 30.24 Rs 22.68-34.02
Eggs (regular) (12) 75.00 Rs
Local Cheese (1 lb) 170.10 Rs 136.08-204.12
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 141.75 Rs 124.74-158.76
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) 18.14 Rs 13.61-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 21.17 Rs 18.14-27.22
Lettuce (1 head) 40.00 Rs
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 30.03 Rs 30.00-30.05
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 Rs
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 110.06 Rs 70.12-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.12 Rs
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 Rs
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.02 Rs 25.00-25.04
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 Rs
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 80.00 Rs 80.00-80.14
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.30 Rs 40.23-64.48
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 392.86 Rs
Gasoline (1 gallon) 264.00 Rs 227.51-287.69
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 3,169.50 Rs 1,500.00-5,008.51
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.23 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 3,002.55 Rs 3,000.00-3,005.11
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,357.18 Rs
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 Rs
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,172.06 Rs 4,006.81-9,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 141,737.58 Rs 30,051.06-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,604.43 Rs 2,003.40-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,752.13 Rs 1,200.00-3,005.11
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,003.40 Rs 2,700.00-4,207.15
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,002.55 Rs 2,900.00-3,505.96
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,504.47 Rs 5,008.51-12,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,126.28 Rs 3,005.11-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,256.38 Rs 15,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,503.40 Rs 8,013.62-15,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,275.79 Rs 4,645.11-13,906.46
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,716.09 Rs
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,349.22 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 148 entries in the past 18 months from 17 different contributors.
Last update: April 2019
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