Cost of Living in Afghanistan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 AFN 150.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 907.50 AFN 500.00-2,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 287.26 AFN 272.25-300.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 250.00 AFN 200.00-409.11
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 282.46 AFN 200.00-364.92
Cappuccino (regular) 95.99 AFN 30.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 34.13 AFN 20.00-62.62
Water (12 oz small bottle) 14.99 AFN 10.00-31.76
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 200.31 AFN 113.56-246.05
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18.94 AFN 9.07-45.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 46.77 AFN 18.14-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 109.41 AFN 84.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 120.96 AFN 90.72-226.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 103.19 AFN 72.57-136.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 197.31 AFN 158.76-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 31.07 AFN 11.34-63.50
Banana (1 lb) 40.32 AFN 18.14-68.04
Oranges (1 lb) 42.52 AFN 18.14-113.40
Tomato (1 lb) 19.40 AFN 11.34-36.29
Potato (1 lb) 11.74 AFN 9.07-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 9.83 AFN 6.35-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 20.00 AFN 20.00-70.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 26.67 AFN 15.00-30.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 AFN 60.00-1,500.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 82.50 AFN 30.00-100.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 AFN 80.00-180.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 AFN 60.00-300.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 AFN 20.00-20.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,250.00 AFN 500.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 75.00 AFN 50.00-150.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 112.65 AFN 48.28-160.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 AFN 200.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 290.60 AFN 196.84-348.26
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 600,000.00 AFN 600,000.00-600,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,046,666.67 AFN 2,340,000.00-2,800,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,387.50 AFN 2,125.00-5,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.71 AFN 2.00-5.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24,000.00 AFN 10,000.00-120,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,085.71 AFN 500.00-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 650.00 AFN 0.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 AFN 200.00-300.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,041.67 AFN 1,250.00-3,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 135,000.00 AFN 45,000.00-240,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,595.39 AFN 1,000.00-2,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,613.33 AFN 680.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,600.00 AFN 1,500.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,900.00 AFN 1,000.00-4,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,434.75 AFN 5,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,000.00 AFN 3,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 19,000.00 AFN 12,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,777.78 AFN 9,000.00-15,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,052.97 AFN 2,322.56-7,432.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,138.56 AFN 1,393.53-4,645.11
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 15,009.37 AFN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.94 10.00-20.00

Prices in Afghanistan

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