Afghanistan. Cost of living and prices in Afghanistan (افغانستان), prices of food, rent, shopping, etc

Afghanistan (افغانستان) is country located in Southern Asia. Bordered by China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan. Afghanistan covers an area of 647,500 square kilometres. Afghanistan has a population of 29,121,286 and a population density of 45 people per square kilometre. Afghan languages are Pashto, Uzbek, Turkmen. Afghanistan gross domestic product (GDP) is $20,650,000,000, GDP per capita is $709. Afghan currency is Afghan afghani. Afghan top level domains: .af

Current average prices of 55 goods and services in 10 categories in Afghanistan. Prices of food, restaurants, transportation, utilities, clothing and apartment rent & buying costs in Afghanistan. Average salaries also included.


Markets prices Afghanistan Avg. World Compare to average
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter draught) Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught $5.05 $2.17 ➚ 133%
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.33 liter bottle) Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle $3.03 $2.50 ➚ 21%
Water (0.33 liter bottle) Water, 0.33 liter Bottle $0.24 $1.06 ➘ 77%
Milk (regular), (1 liter) Milk, Regular,1 liter $0.98 $1.13 ➘ 13%
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg $0.46 $1.54 ➘ 70%
Rice (white), (1kg) White Rice, 1 kg $1.33 $2.18 ➘ 39%
Eggs (regular) (12) Eggs, 12 pack $1.26 $2.23 ➘ 43%
Local Cheese (1kg) Local Cheese, 1 kg $3.98 $9.10 ➘ 56%
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg $2.99 $7.01 ➘ 57%
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg $5.28 $10.93 ➘ 52%
Apples (1kg) Apples, 1 kg $1.52 $2.71 ➘ 44%
Banana (1kg) Banana, 1 kg $1.43 $1.57 ➘ 9%
Oranges (1kg) Oranges, 1 kg $1.58 $2.37 ➘ 33%
Tomato (1kg) Tomato, 1 kg $0.65 $2.41 ➘ 73%
Potato (1kg) Potato, 1 kg $0.49 $1.53 ➘ 68%
Onion (1kg) Onion, 1 kg $0.48 $1.49 ➘ 68%
Lettuce (1 head) Lettuce, 1 head $0.66 $1.19 ➘ 45%
Water (1.5 liter bottle) Water, 1.5 liter Bottle $0.43 $1.06 ➘ 59%
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine, Mid-Range Price $41.36 $5.64 ➚ 633%
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle $1.46 $1.75 ➘ 17%
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.33 liter bottle) Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle $3.19 $2.50 ➚ 28%
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) Pack of Cigarettes $1.66 $5.79 ➘ 71%
Buy Apartment prices Afghanistan Avg. World Compare to average
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre Price per m2 to Buy Apartment in City Center $870.62 $2093.09 ➘ 58%
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre Price per m2 to Buy Apartment Outside of City Center $431.73 $1456.99 ➘ 70%
Childcare prices Afghanistan Avg. World Compare to average
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child $39.46 $468.99 ➘ 92%
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child $3020.13 $10838.32 ➘ 72%
Clothing And Shoes prices Afghanistan Avg. World Compare to average
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc. $22.94 $57.66 ➘ 60%
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc. $31.77 $36.98 ➘ 14%
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price $55.87 $78.61 ➘ 29%
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes Pair of Leather Business Shoes $52.14 $87.28 ➘ 40%
Rent Per Month prices Afghanistan Avg. World Compare to average
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre Apartment, 1 bedroom, Outside in City Centre $218.29 $616.74 ➘ 65%
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre Apartment, 1 bedroom, Outside of City Centre $109.20 $483.24 ➘ 77%
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre Apartment, 3 bedrooms, Outside in City Centre $420.99 $1110.73 ➘ 62%
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre Apartment, 3 bedrooms, Outside of City Centre $244.43 $859.10 ➘ 72%
Restaurants prices Afghanistan Avg. World Compare to average
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant $4.04 $9.73 ➘ 58%
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course $12.63 $40.14 ➘ 69%
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal $4.04 $6.52 ➘ 38%
Cappuccino (regular) Cappuccino $1.96 $2.73 ➘ 28%
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle $0.36 $1.44 ➘ 75%
Salaries And Financing prices Afghanistan Avg. World Compare to average
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat Cinema ticket, 1 Seat $5.05 $8.40 ➘ 40%
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax $230.68 $1600.86 ➘ 86%
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages, Yearly, Fixed-Rate 10.14% 5.85% ➚ 73%
Sports And Leisure prices Afghanistan Avg. World Compare to average
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult $16.37 $38.62 ➘ 58%
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend $13.18 $11.49 ➚ 15%
Transportation prices Afghanistan Avg. World Compare to average
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) One-way Ticket, Local Transport $0.30 $1.41 ➘ 79%
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) Monthly Pass, Regular Price $20.20 $36.12 ➘ 44%
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) Taxi Start, Normal Tariff $0.81 $2.91 ➘ 72%
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff $0.76 $1.40 ➘ 46%
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff $4.79 $17.53 ➘ 73%
Gasoline (1 liter) Gasoline, 1 liter $0.61 $1.05 ➘ 42%
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) $15150.00 $20886.67 ➘ 27%
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) Honda Civic 1.6 Or Alternative New Car $14572.70 $20631.62 ➘ 29%
Utilities Per Month prices Afghanistan Avg. World Compare to average
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage $83.93 $126.22 ➘ 34%
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans $0.06 $0.14 ➘ 57%
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL $273.36 $42.26 ➚ 547%