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Cost of Living in Ethiopia

Cost of living in Ethiopia is 34.90% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Ethiopia is 38.51% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.91 $ 2.00-5.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 16.21 $ 10.94-25.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.50 $ 3.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.00 $ 0.75-1.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.00 $ 1.00-1.70
Cappuccino (regular) 0.78 $ 0.50-1.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.62 $ 0.46-1.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.49 $ 0.40-0.62
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.69 $ 2.69-5.30
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.34-1.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.41-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.92 $ 1.54-2.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.24 $ 1.18-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.13 $ 1.13-3.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.78 $ 1.81-3.40
Apples (1 lb) 2.31 $ 1.81-3.15
Banana (1 lb) 0.34 $ 0.29-0.45
Oranges (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.41-0.68
Tomato (1 lb) 0.35 $ 0.27-0.45
Potato (1 lb) 0.24 $ 0.21-0.34
Onion (1 lb) 0.32 $ 0.26-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 $ 0.50-1.25
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.79 $ 0.62-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.04 $ 3.08-5.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.89 $ 0.46-1.25
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.26 $ 1.00-1.54
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.60 $ 1.25-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.28 $ 0.20-0.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 12.14 $ 10.00-14.28
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 1.00-2.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $ 1.61-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9.00 $ 7.00-9.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.46 $ 2.99-3.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 42,619.00 $ 32,000.00-60,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 37,491.50 $ 25,000.00-70,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 16.70 $ 8.00-28.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 $ 0.04-0.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 210.59 $ 75.00-300.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.75 $ 30.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $ 5.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.25 $ 2.50-4.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 231.54 $ 57.94-416.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.35 $ 25.00-114.29
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 55.00 $ 25.00-85.71
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 115.91 $ 90.00-190.47
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 55.00 $ 35.00-75.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 278.17 $ 150.00-500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 168.52 $ 100.00-250.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,818.18 $ 1,014.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,123.23 $ 600.00-1,700.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 136.52 $ 92.90-200.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 83.86 $ 70.67-92.90
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 251.36 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 11.30 9.00-15.00

Prices in Ethiopia

These data are based on 566 entries in the past 18 months from 76 different contributors.
Last update: October 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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