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Cost of Living in Bhutan

Cost of living in Bhutan is 52.13% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Bhutan is 89.75% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
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Restaurants [ Edit ] 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) 265.18 Rs 250.37-280.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 75.00 Rs 65.00-80.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 120.00 Rs 90.00-120.00
Cappuccino (regular) 113.33 Rs 70.00-150.22
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 35.00 Rs 20.00-60.09
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 20.00 Rs 10.00-30.04
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 238.56 Rs 227.46-246.05
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 27.24 Rs 18.14-90.85
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.44 Rs 11.34-34.02
Eggs (regular) (12) 120.09 Rs 100.15-160.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 168.50 Rs 113.56-197.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 121.02 Rs 90.72-136.28
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 119.58 Rs 86.31-181.70
Apples (1 lb) 64.65 Rs 45.43-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 36.32 Rs 36.29-36.34
Oranges (1 lb) 40.85 Rs 20.41-45.43
Tomato (1 lb) 23.26 Rs 18.17-31.75
Potato (1 lb) 17.01 Rs 13.63-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 21.56 Rs 18.14-27.26
Lettuce (1 head) 26.70 Rs 20.00-40.06
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 25.01 Rs 20.00-30.04
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 Rs 190.28-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 81.70 Rs 70.10-100.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 140.06 Rs 120.00-180.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 200.00 Rs 100.15-200.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 Rs 20.00-61.59
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) 223.66 Rs 216.73-227.12
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 ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,000.00 Rs
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.75 Rs 1.00-2.50
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 6,008.80 Rs
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 150.00 Rs
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 Rs
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,750.73 Rs 1,001.47-2,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,752.20 Rs 2,500.00-3,004.40
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,255.13 Rs 3,500.00-7,010.27
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,200.00 Rs
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,669.84 Rs 5,500.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,000.00 Rs 3,500.00-13,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,339.20 Rs 12,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,171.31 Rs 7,500.00-18,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,588.26 Rs 12,894.10-14,864.36
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,503.16 Rs 5,574.14-7,432.18
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 17,187.50 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.00 3.00-3.00

Prices in Bhutan

These data are based on 181 entries in the past 18 months from 19 different contributors.
Last update: July 2017
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