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Cost of Living in Kabul

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 160.00 AFN 150.00-387.87
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 AFN 400.00-1,008.47
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 305.15 AFN 150.00-465.45
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 512.87 AFN 250.00-775.74
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 400.00 AFN 232.72-775.74
Cappuccino (regular) 141.03 AFN 100.00-232.72
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 25.30 AFN 20.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.17 AFN 15.00-17.07
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 212.38 AFN 189.27-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 30.49 AFN 9.07-42.93
Rice (white), (1 lb) 58.72 AFN 40.82-89.73
Eggs (regular) (12) 87.51 AFN 72.00-114.03
Local Cheese (1 lb) 134.87 AFN 113.40-158.76
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 87.66 AFN 78.47-90.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 179.62 AFN 172.37-181.44
Apples (1 lb) 30.62 AFN 22.68-36.29
Banana (1 lb) 28.73 AFN 22.68-58.76
Oranges (1 lb) 24.95 AFN 13.61-54.43
Tomato (1 lb) 20.91 AFN 13.61-29.21
Potato (1 lb) 13.07 AFN 9.07-20.00
Onion (1 lb) 14.97 AFN 6.80-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 25.00 AFN 15.00-100.85
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 28.75 AFN 25.00-30.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 AFN 60.00-100.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 77.88 AFN 50.00-80.68
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 90.00 AFN 80.00-100.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 100.00 AFN 100.00-100.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 AFN 10.00-20.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,551.49 AFN 1,200.00-1,800.00
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) 300.00 AFN 160.00-350.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 192.90 AFN 170.34-219.55
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 828,000.00 AFN 800,000.00-1,400,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 991,820.57 AFN 700,000.00-1,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,316.52 AFN 2,715.10-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.74 AFN 1.90-3.88
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 11,292.91 AFN 6,800.00-77,574.40
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 983.46 AFN 500.00-1,551.49
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 943.94 AFN 250.00-1,163.62
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 AFN 100.00-250.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,316.52 AFN 1,500.00-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 103,222.91 AFN 36,000.00-193,935.99
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,657.82 AFN 1,000.00-3,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,796.23 AFN 1,600.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,962.98 AFN 2,000.00-4,654.46
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,377.36 AFN 2,500.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,790.85 AFN 9,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,219.68 AFN 4,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 23,943.08 AFN 17,000.00-35,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,628.04 AFN 10,000.00-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,040.87 AFN 3,846.15-9,290.23
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,713.55 AFN 1,441.37-4,645.11
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 15,368.69 AFN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.75 8.00-12.00

Prices in Kabul

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Last update: April 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?