Cost of Living in Bhutan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 ₹ 125.00-800.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,500.00 ₹ 700.00-2,248.37
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 ₹ 249.47-300.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ₹ 120.00-749.46
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 325.00 ₹ 249.47-600.00
Cappuccino (regular) 148.96 ₹ 69.85-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 52.48 ₹ 29.94-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 23.75 ₹ 15.00-69.69
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 268.04 ₹ 189.27-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 57.44 ₹ 27.22-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 27.59 ₹ 20.41-36.29
Eggs (regular) (12) 146.74 ₹ 120.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 185.90 ₹ 136.08-272.16
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 152.56 ₹ 90.72-226.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 172.29 ₹ 158.76-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 136.02 ₹ 45.36-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 58.04 ₹ 36.29-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 86.15 ₹ 45.36-136.08
Tomato (1 lb) 49.88 ₹ 18.14-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 21.92 ₹ 9.07-27.22
Onion (1 lb) 30.83 ₹ 11.34-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 42.98 ₹ 15.00-70.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 30.99 ₹ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 900.00 ₹ 249.47-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 74.94 ₹ 30.00-84.82
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 59.89 ₹ 25.00-84.82
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 997.88 ₹ 800.00-1,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.45 ₹ 24.95-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ₹ 1,000.00-1,496.82
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 69.85 ₹ 40.00-80.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.19 ₹ 22.48-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 337.48 ₹ 249.47-498.94
Gasoline (1 gallon) 259.11 ₹ 215.31-283.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,496,815.38 ₹ 1,000,000.00-1,796,178.45
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,797,876.92 ₹ 1,700,000.00-2,195,329.22
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,571.66 ₹ 1,995.75-6,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.24 ₹ 0.45-5.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 9,333.33 ₹ 3,000.00-20,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,618.37 ₹ 1,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,681.84 ₹ 500.00-1,995.75
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 ₹ 249.47-500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,625.00 ₹ 3,500.00-10,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 75,889.60 ₹ 29,936.31-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,750.00 ₹ 1,496.82-4,989.38
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,003.51 ₹ 1,200.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,114.19 ₹ 2,700.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,098.30 ₹ 2,900.00-5,488.32
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,640.73 ₹ 5,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,997.35 ₹ 3,500.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,666.67 ₹ 15,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,995.30 ₹ 9,500.00-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,623.49 ₹ 9,290.23-24,999.79
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 18,580.45 ₹ 4,645.11-37,160.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 21,589.38 ₹
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.50 7.00-12.00

Prices in Bhutan

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