Cost of Living in Bhutan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 275.00 ₹ 180.57-800.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,500.00 ₹ 1,003.16-2,241.79
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.79 ₹ 250.00-300.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 275.00 ₹ 120.00-747.26
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 325.00 ₹ 250.79-600.00
Cappuccino (regular) 165.94 ₹ 70.22-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 50.04 ₹ 30.09-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 21.69 ₹ 15.05-30.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 258.81 ₹ 189.27-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 51.43 ₹ 27.22-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 25.34 ₹ 20.41-36.29
Eggs (regular) (12) 142.89 ₹ 75.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 172.48 ₹ 136.08-226.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 161.10 ₹ 90.72-226.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 170.24 ₹ 113.40-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 136.17 ₹ 45.36-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 59.01 ₹ 36.29-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 73.76 ₹ 45.36-113.40
Tomato (1 lb) 61.26 ₹ 18.14-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 21.79 ₹ 9.07-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 31.78 ₹ 11.34-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 41.25 ₹ 15.00-50.16
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 33.04 ₹ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ₹ 250.79-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 91.37 ₹ 30.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.16 ₹ 25.00-85.27
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 900.00 ₹ 600.00-1,003.16
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.54 ₹ 25.08-50.16
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ₹ 1,000.00-1,504.73
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 80.13 ₹ 60.19-80.25
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.30 ₹ 22.60-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 350.87 ₹ 250.00-501.58
Gasoline (1 gallon) 260.66 ₹ 216.45-284.80
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,504,734.25 ₹ 1,003,156.16-1,805,681.10
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,702,524.93 ₹ 1,500,000.00-2,206,943.56
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,557.00 ₹ 2,006.31-5,015.78
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.28 ₹ 0.45-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 7,750.00 ₹ 3,000.00-20,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,703.47 ₹ 1,000.00-10,031.56
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,737.35 ₹ 500.00-2,006.31
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.79 ₹ 200.63-500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,005.00 ₹ 3,500.00-9,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 76,164.12 ₹ 30,094.68-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,888.96 ₹ 2,000.00-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,478.00 ₹ 1,200.00-3,009.47
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,281.00 ₹ 2,700.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,861.88 ₹ 3,000.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,006.90 ₹ 5,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,255.33 ₹ 3,009.47-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,386.84 ₹ 15,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,134.27 ₹ 8,025.25-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,838.60 ₹ 4,645.11-18,580.45
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) 23,738.18 ₹
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.67 7.00-12.00

Prices in Bhutan

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Last update: January 2021
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