Cost of Living in Bhutan

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 275.00 ₹ 179.56-800.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,500.00 ₹ 997.56-2,256.25
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 ₹ 249.39-300.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 275.00 ₹ 120.00-752.08
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 325.00 ₹ 249.39-600.00
Cappuccino (regular) 165.79 ₹ 69.83-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 49.97 ₹ 29.93-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 21.66 ₹ 15.00-30.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 258.56 ₹ 189.27-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 51.39 ₹ 27.22-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 25.32 ₹ 20.41-36.29
Eggs (regular) (12) 142.73 ₹ 75.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 172.28 ₹ 136.08-226.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 160.97 ₹ 90.72-226.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 169.99 ₹ 113.40-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 136.01 ₹ 45.36-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 58.93 ₹ 36.29-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 73.67 ₹ 45.36-113.40
Tomato (1 lb) 61.22 ₹ 18.14-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 21.76 ₹ 9.07-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 31.73 ₹ 11.34-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 41.22 ₹ 15.00-50.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 32.97 ₹ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 ₹ 249.39-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 91.16 ₹ 30.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 59.87 ₹ 25.00-84.79
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 898.78 ₹ 600.00-1,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.44 ₹ 24.94-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ₹ 1,000.00-1,496.34
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 79.80 ₹ 59.85-80.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.18 ₹ 22.48-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 349.92 ₹ 249.39-498.78
Gasoline (1 gallon) 259.93 ₹ 215.24-283.91
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,496,340.79 ₹ 1,000,000.00-1,795,608.94
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,698,048.42 ₹ 1,500,000.00-2,194,633.15
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,544.59 ₹ 1,995.12-5,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.27 ₹ 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 4,692.44 ₹ 1,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,731.40 ₹ 500.00-1,995.12
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ₹ 200.00-500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,996.14 ₹ 3,500.00-9,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 75,873.15 ₹ 29,926.82-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,883.90 ₹ 1,995.12-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,471.92 ₹ 1,200.00-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,270.36 ₹ 2,700.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,854.53 ₹ 2,992.68-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,996.19 ₹ 5,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,247.71 ₹ 3,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,365.85 ₹ 14,963.41-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,120.27 ₹ 8,000.00-20,000.00
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) 23,695.82 ₹
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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