Cost of Living in Brunei

Cost of living in Brunei is 31.19% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Brunei is, on average, 42.88% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 B$ 3.00-8.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 39.98 B$ 24.99-60.01
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 B$ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.98 B$ 5.50-40.01
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.74 B$ 3.50-9.98
Cappuccino (regular) 4.44 B$ 3.00-5.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.03 B$ 0.90-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.72 B$ 0.50-1.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.88 B$ 6.62-15.10
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.74 B$ 1.09-1.99
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.77 B$ 0.52-1.13
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.26 B$ 1.84-4.59
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.99 B$ 2.27-6.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.39 B$ 1.27-3.17
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.32 B$ 2.72-6.18
Apples (1 lb) 2.04 B$ 0.81-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 1.07 B$ 0.83-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 B$ 0.68-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 B$ 0.86-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 B$ 0.68-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.63 B$ 0.95-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 B$ 1.80-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.16 B$ 0.50-2.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 2.00 B$
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.30 B$
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 B$
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.99 B$ 6.00-14.99
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 B$ 1.00-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 27.49 B$ 24.99-29.98
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 B$ 3.50-6.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.24 B$ 6.43-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.99 B$ 9.99-34.98
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.01 B$ 1.32-2.12
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,984.89 B$ 27,985.41-34,981.77
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,079.58 B$ 24,986.98-30,004.05
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 84.35 B$ 59.97-119.94
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 B$ 0.10-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 146.02 B$ 87.95-211.89
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.64 B$ 49.97-99.95
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.87 B$ 4.00-24.99
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 B$ 6.00-8.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 312.65 B$ 199.90-549.71
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,493.40 B$ 10,994.27-23,987.50
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.10 B$ 49.97-149.92
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.99 B$ 19.99-60.01
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 112.96 B$ 49.97-200.03
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.21 B$ 49.97-150.02
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 899.65 B$ 599.69-1,299.32
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 768.39 B$ 550.07-899.53
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,849.13 B$ 1,499.22-2,500.34
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,288.30 B$ 799.58-1,799.06
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 181.07 B$ 78.93-232.13
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 114.52 B$ 46.43-185.71
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,635.29 B$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.23 3.50-5.00

Prices in Brunei

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Last update: November 2020
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