Cost of Living in Bhutan

Summary about cost of living in Bhutan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 275.00 ₹ 183.19-800.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,500.00 ₹ 1,017.70-2,207.89
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 254.43 ₹ 250.00-300.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 275.00 ₹ 120.00-735.96
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 325.00 ₹ 254.43-600.00
Cappuccino (regular) 166.42 ₹ 71.24-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 50.21 ₹ 30.53-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 21.77 ₹ 15.27-30.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 259.45 ₹ 189.27-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 51.54 ₹ 27.22-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 25.39 ₹ 20.41-36.29
Eggs (regular) (12) 143.30 ₹ 75.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 173.01 ₹ 136.08-226.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 161.43 ₹ 90.72-226.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 170.90 ₹ 113.40-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 136.58 ₹ 45.36-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 59.21 ₹ 36.29-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 74.01 ₹ 45.36-113.40
Tomato (1 lb) 61.38 ₹ 18.14-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 21.85 ₹ 9.07-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 31.89 ₹ 11.34-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 41.25 ₹ 15.00-50.89
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 33.21 ₹ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ₹ 254.43-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 91.94 ₹ 30.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.91 ₹ 25.00-86.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 900.00 ₹ 600.00-1,017.70
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.72 ₹ 25.44-50.89
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ₹ 1,000.00-1,526.55
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 80.71 ₹ 61.06-81.42
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.59 ₹ 22.93-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 349.33 ₹ 250.00-508.85
Gasoline (1 gallon) 262.40 ₹ 219.59-287.69
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,526,551.32 ₹ 1,017,700.88-1,831,861.59
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,714,160.71 ₹ 1,500,000.00-2,238,941.94
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,589.24 ₹ 2,035.40-5,088.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.29 ₹ 0.45-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 7,750.00 ₹ 3,000.00-20,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,719.47 ₹ 1,000.00-10,177.01
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,733.60 ₹ 500.00-2,035.40
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 254.43 ₹ 203.54-500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,028.03 ₹ 3,500.00-9,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 76,920.45 ₹ 30,531.03-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,903.92 ₹ 2,000.00-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,493.79 ₹ 1,200.00-3,053.10
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,308.63 ₹ 2,700.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,883.69 ₹ 3,000.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,038.72 ₹ 5,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,279.87 ₹ 3,053.10-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,441.38 ₹ 15,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,177.00 ₹ 8,141.61-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,838.60 ₹ 4,645.11-18,580.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 18,580.45 ₹ 4,645.11-37,160.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,848.31 ₹
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.67 7.00-12.00

Prices in Bhutan

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Last update: January 2021
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