Cost of Living in Afghanistan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 180.00 AFN 150.00-300.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 AFN 480.00-1,552.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 270.58 AFN 150.00-300.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 342.67 AFN 203.00-500.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 480.00 AFN 343.72-1,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 88.52 AFN 50.00-240.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 28.80 AFN 20.00-60.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 14.91 AFN 10.00-20.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 203.15 AFN 189.27-298.29
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 27.22 AFN 9.07-54.43
Rice (white), (1 lb) 42.06 AFN 36.29-45.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 96.83 AFN 72.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 145.10 AFN 90.72-181.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 101.24 AFN 45.36-113.40
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 185.60 AFN 136.08-204.12
Apples (1 lb) 31.98 AFN 12.96-45.36
Banana (1 lb) 30.93 AFN 18.14-77.60
Oranges (1 lb) 35.78 AFN 9.07-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 20.91 AFN 13.61-31.75
Potato (1 lb) 12.52 AFN 4.54-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 10.08 AFN 4.54-15.88
Lettuce (1 head) 17.50 AFN 10.00-40.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 29.44 AFN 20.00-70.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 AFN 50.00-120.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 80.82 AFN 60.00-100.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 96.67 AFN 60.00-150.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 100.00 AFN 70.00-160.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 AFN 10.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,650.00 AFN 1,000.00-2,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 AFN 50.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 AFN 48.28-193.12
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 AFN 200.00-350.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 175.81 AFN 132.49-208.20
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 814,000.00 AFN 800,000.00-1,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,271,745.14 AFN 1,000,000.00-1,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,316.67 AFN 3,000.00-7,400.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.70 AFN 0.50-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 17,615.67 AFN 8,000.00-30,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 944.44 AFN 300.00-1,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 633.33 AFN 300.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 AFN 100.00-250.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,937.50 AFN 1,000.00-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 78,853.33 AFN 30,000.00-120,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,354.22 AFN 500.00-2,300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,483.36 AFN 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,591.20 AFN 1,800.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,922.22 AFN 1,300.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,825.98 AFN 6,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,090.91 AFN 3,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 19,886.15 AFN 12,000.00-28,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,612.92 AFN 7,000.00-14,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,754.76 AFN 3,716.09-12,876.25
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,897.19 AFN 1,950.95-4,649.76
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,318.18 AFN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.77 8.00-19.00

Prices in Afghanistan

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Last update: April 2021
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