Cost of Living in Timor-Leste

Summary of cost of living in Timor-Leste:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 $ 5.00-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 40.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.75 $ 7.50-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.75 $ 2.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $ 1.75-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 2.00-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 $ 0.75-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.26 $ 6.62-8.90
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.80 $ 0.91-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.68-2.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.55 $ 1.80-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.72 $
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.86 $ 2.72-6.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.26 $ 3.63-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 2.27 $ 1.36-3.18
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.45-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.53 $ 0.91-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 $ 0.45-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.45-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.45-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 1.00 $ 0.50-1.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 $ 0.50-0.60
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $ 10.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $ 1.25-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 $ 2.00-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.25 $ 1.75-3.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.25 $ 0.25-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 56.27 $
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 $ 4.02-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.50 $ 10.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.42 $ 3.41-5.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,573.00 $
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,459.00 $
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 133.33 $ 100.00-150.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 30.00 $
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.67 $ 30.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.25 $ 30.00-75.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.25 $ 5.00-10.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.50 $ 6.00-8.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 333.33 $ 250.00-400.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,666.67 $ 6,000.00-16,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.25 $ 40.00-75.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.00 $ 30.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.75 $ 30.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.67 $ 50.00-75.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 980.00 $ 500.00-1,300.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 875.00 $ 700.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,150.00 $ 1,800.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,550.00 $ 1,200.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 433.54 $ 371.61-464.51
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 371.61 $
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,308.67 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.37

Prices in Timor-Leste

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Last update: January 2024
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