Cost of Living in Afghanistan

Summary of cost of living in Afghanistan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 AFN 100.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 660.00 AFN 500.00-1,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 AFN 250.00-300.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 225.00 AFN 100.00-500.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 AFN 200.00-500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 80.00 AFN 30.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 30.88 AFN 20.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 13.82 AFN 10.00-20.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 192.62 AFN 113.56-246.05
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.67 AFN 10.00-54.43
Rice (white), (1 lb) 53.86 AFN 27.22-77.11
Eggs (regular) (12) 109.09 AFN 86.40-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 119.07 AFN 90.72-226.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 106.92 AFN 77.11-136.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 188.24 AFN 158.76-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 19.66 AFN 11.34-49.90
Banana (1 lb) 26.89 AFN 18.14-68.04
Oranges (1 lb) 29.20 AFN 13.61-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 17.89 AFN 9.07-36.29
Potato (1 lb) 12.00 AFN 6.80-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 10.75 AFN 6.80-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 20.83 AFN 10.00-35.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 23.00 AFN 20.00-30.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 250.00 AFN 60.00-1,500.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 52.50 AFN 30.00-100.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 110.00 AFN 70.00-180.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 125.00 AFN 60.00-200.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 AFN 20.00-30.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 700.00 AFN 500.00-1,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 AFN 50.00-150.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 104.61 AFN 48.28-160.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 AFN 100.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 280.12 AFN 246.05-367.19
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 575,000.00 AFN 550,000.00-600,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,800,000.00 AFN
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 6,962.50 AFN 1,500.00-20,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,099.50 AFN 900.00-1,200.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 11,666.67 AFN 5,000.00-20,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 666.67 AFN 500.00-1,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 241.67 AFN 0.00-400.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 189.65 AFN 100.00-300.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,871.43 AFN 1,000.00-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 93,333.33 AFN 80,000.00-120,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,135.71 AFN 500.00-1,800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,363.33 AFN 680.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 AFN 1,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,816.67 AFN 1,200.00-2,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,000.00 AFN 5,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,666.67 AFN 2,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,700.00 AFN 10,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,111.11 AFN 5,000.00-15,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,015.40 AFN 1,858.05-4,999.96
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,392.92 AFN 929.02-1,858.05
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 14,437.50 AFN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.02 10.00-20.00

Prices in Afghanistan

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Last update: January 2024
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