Cost of Living in Afghanistan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 AFN 100.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 AFN 500.00-2,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 277.08 AFN 250.00-300.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 AFN 177.27-410.52
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 200.00 AFN 177.27-366.18
Cappuccino (regular) 95.43 AFN 30.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 31.16 AFN 20.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 14.19 AFN 10.00-30.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 196.03 AFN 113.56-227.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18.85 AFN 9.07-45.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 48.90 AFN 18.14-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 109.88 AFN 84.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 122.47 AFN 90.72-226.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 100.36 AFN 72.57-136.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 200.59 AFN 158.76-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 28.92 AFN 11.34-63.50
Banana (1 lb) 38.56 AFN 18.14-68.04
Oranges (1 lb) 40.32 AFN 18.14-113.40
Tomato (1 lb) 19.17 AFN 11.34-36.29
Potato (1 lb) 11.88 AFN 9.07-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 10.10 AFN 6.35-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 20.00 AFN 10.00-70.00
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) 165.00 AFN 60.00-300.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 AFN 20.00-30.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,250.00 AFN 700.00-1,800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 75.00 AFN 50.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 104.61 AFN 80.47-160.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 AFN 200.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 292.74 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) 3.62 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 950.00 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 2,107.14 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) 1,685.71 AFN 1,000.00-2,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,928.57 AFN 680.00-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,666.67 AFN 1,500.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,083.33 AFN 1,500.00-4,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,447.80 AFN 5,500.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,000.00 AFN 3,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,363.64 AFN 12,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,400.00 AFN 10,000.00-15,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,144.91 AFN 2,787.07-7,432.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,111.92 AFN 1,393.53-3,344.48
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,375.00 AFN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.36 10.00-20.00

Prices in Afghanistan

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Last update: January 2023
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