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Cost of Living in Kabul

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 AFN 149.00-300.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 AFN 500.00-1,200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 298.00 AFN 200.00-450.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 745.01 AFN 149.00-1,117.52
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 372.51 AFN 223.50-745.01
Cappuccino (regular) 139.80 AFN 100.00-223.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 25.33 AFN 20.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.15 AFN 14.90-20.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 233.93 AFN 189.27-302.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 30.77 AFN 9.07-45.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 57.60 AFN 39.92-86.17
Eggs (regular) (12) 87.59 AFN 72.00-109.52
Local Cheese (1 lb) 134.07 AFN 113.40-158.76
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 85.89 AFN 63.50-113.40
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 174.63 AFN 158.76-181.44
Apples (1 lb) 28.12 AFN 22.68-36.29
Banana (1 lb) 28.73 AFN 22.68-56.43
Oranges (1 lb) 26.65 AFN 18.14-40.82
Tomato (1 lb) 20.62 AFN 13.61-28.05
Potato (1 lb) 13.20 AFN 9.72-20.00
Onion (1 lb) 14.97 AFN 6.80-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 30.00 AFN 15.00-96.85
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 29.00 AFN 25.00-30.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) ?
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 59.16 AFN 20.00-80.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 90.00 AFN 80.00-100.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 105.50 AFN 100.00-120.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 AFN 10.00-20.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,490.02 AFN 1,000.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 AFN 50.00-70.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 AFN 48.28-160.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 299.00 AFN 160.00-350.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 187.44 AFN 158.99-219.55
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 828,000.00 AFN 700,000.00-1,400,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,073,144.41 AFN 700,000.00-1,603,200.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,992.09 AFN 2,607.54-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.78 AFN 1.00-5.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 12,741.68 AFN 6,800.00-74,501.09
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 909.29 AFN 500.00-1,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 945.36 AFN 250.00-1,117.52
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 149.50 AFN 100.00-250.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,327.09 AFN 1,490.02-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 133,011.07 AFN 89,401.31-200,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,466.60 AFN 1,000.00-3,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,681.84 AFN 1,600.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,015.50 AFN 2,235.03-4,470.07
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,269.08 AFN 2,500.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,411.41 AFN 10,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,768.19 AFN 4,000.00-11,175.16
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 23,888.54 AFN 17,000.00-35,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,877.12 AFN 10,000.00-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,053.71 AFN 3,901.90-9,290.23
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,714.05 AFN 1,602.56-4,645.11
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 14,656.28 AFN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.75 8.00-12.00

Prices in Kabul

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Last update: February 2019
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1 Comments so far

#Grammar Czar on Apr 10, 2015 :
#Farid Muti

*The cost of living is still very high. More than 70 of people in Afghanistan are unemployed. How do people live in Afghanistan?