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Cost of Living in Ethiopia

Cost of living in Ethiopia is 36.63% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Ethiopia is 45.50% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.00 $ 2.00-5.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20.00 $ 12.00-30.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 $ 4.00-5.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.00 $ 0.63-1.25
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.00
Cappuccino (regular) 0.88 $ 0.50-1.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.69 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.50 $ 0.39-1.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.50 $ 2.08-5.30
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.45-1.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.76 $ 0.41-1.13
Eggs (12) 1.97 $ 1.80-2.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.83 $ 1.02-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.45 $ 1.13-5.44
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.81 $ 1.36-3.40
Apples (1 lb) 2.34 $ 1.81-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 0.34 $ 0.29-0.39
Oranges (1 lb) 0.57 $ 0.41-0.68
Tomato (1 lb) 0.36 $ 0.27-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.22 $ 0.16-0.34
Onion (1 lb) 0.35 $ 0.23-0.57
Lettuce (1 head) 0.79 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 $ 0.70-1.05
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.00 $ 2.00-5.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.94 $ 0.80-1.25
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.49 $ 1.00-2.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 1.75 $ 1.00-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.25 $ 0.20-0.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10.00 $ 10.00-14.28
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 $ 1.00-2.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 $ 1.61-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 7.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.57 $ 3.03-4.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 42,619.00 $ 32,000.00-50,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,621.00 $ 25,000.00-80,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 14.87 $ 7.00-25.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 $ 0.04-0.10
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 189.76 $ 70.00-300.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.31 $ 40.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.30 $ 8.00-13.48
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.00 $ 2.50-3.70
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 57.94 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.05 $ 30.00-114.29
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.00 $ 25.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.00 $ 100.00-190.47
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 63.33 $ 50.00-86.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 275.48 $ 141.57-500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 160.56 $ 90.00-250.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,591.40 $ 1,000.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 948.43 $ 600.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 93.38 $ 46.45-123.87
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 75.75 $ 41.81-111.48
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 233.77 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 11.21 5.75-14.00

Prices in Ethiopia

These data are based on 646 entries in the past 18 months from 77 different contributors.
Last update: April, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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