Cost of Living in Afghanistan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 165.00 AFN 150.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 AFN 450.00-1,368.09
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 255.00 AFN 150.00-300.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 373.08 AFN 203.00-500.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 480.00 AFN 397.97-1,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 94.13 AFN 30.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 27.81 AFN 20.00-66.43
Water (12 oz small bottle) 13.41 AFN 10.00-30.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 197.24 AFN 189.27-264.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 30.43 AFN 9.07-45.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 42.12 AFN 35.38-63.50
Eggs (regular) (12) 101.99 AFN 72.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 140.58 AFN 113.40-181.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 99.24 AFN 63.50-113.40
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 201.40 AFN 158.76-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 29.16 AFN 11.34-45.36
Banana (1 lb) 35.01 AFN 18.14-81.65
Oranges (1 lb) 35.91 AFN 13.61-96.28
Tomato (1 lb) 18.05 AFN 11.34-31.75
Potato (1 lb) 12.25 AFN 9.07-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 10.12 AFN 6.80-15.88
Lettuce (1 head) 18.12 AFN 10.00-40.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 26.54 AFN 20.00-30.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 AFN 40.00-830.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 80.96 AFN 60.00-100.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 100.00 AFN 60.00-150.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 AFN 70.00-200.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 AFN 10.00-30.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,500.00 AFN 1,000.00-2,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 AFN 30.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 80.47 AFN 48.28-193.12
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 275.00 AFN 200.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 181.32 AFN 132.49-227.12
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 800,000.00 AFN 600,000.00-1,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,400,316.57 AFN 1,200,000.00-1,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,688.89 AFN 3,000.00-5,666.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.96 AFN 2.00-4.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 23,956.29 AFN 8,000.00-60,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,000.00 AFN 300.00-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 737.50 AFN 400.00-1,000.00
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 2,270.83 AFN 1,250.00-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 95,833.33 AFN 36,000.00-180,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,540.89 AFN 500.00-2,300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,541.70 AFN 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,656.89 AFN 1,800.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,930.00 AFN 1,200.00-4,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,192.69 AFN 6,000.00-10,978.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,653.85 AFN 3,000.00-7,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 19,875.38 AFN 12,000.00-28,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,384.62 AFN 8,000.00-17,329.80
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,128.37 AFN 5,071.67-12,876.25
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,653.45 AFN 1,858.05-4,645.11
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,846.15 AFN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.84 9.40-20.00

Prices in Afghanistan

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