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 ₹ 700.00-2,235.64
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 251.06 ₹ 250.00-300.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 400.00 ₹ 120.00-745.21
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 325.00 ₹ 251.06-600.00
Cappuccino (regular) 149.08 ₹ 70.30-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 52.53 ₹ 30.13-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 23.77 ₹ 15.06-69.69
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 268.32 ₹ 189.27-378.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 57.49 ₹ 27.22-108.86
Rice (white), (1 lb) 27.61 ₹ 20.41-36.29
Eggs (regular) (12) 146.92 ₹ 120.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 186.13 ₹ 136.08-272.16
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 152.68 ₹ 90.72-226.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 172.52 ₹ 158.76-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 136.20 ₹ 45.36-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 58.11 ₹ 36.29-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 86.24 ₹ 45.36-136.08
Tomato (1 lb) 49.92 ₹ 18.14-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 21.94 ₹ 9.07-27.22
Onion (1 lb) 30.87 ₹ 11.34-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 43.04 ₹ 15.00-70.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 31.03 ₹ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 900.00 ₹ 251.06-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 75.12 ₹ 30.00-85.36
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.22 ₹ 25.00-85.36
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,000.00 ₹ 800.00-1,004.25
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.55 ₹ 25.11-50.21
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ₹ 1,000.00-1,506.37
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 70.13 ₹ 40.00-80.34
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.32 ₹ 22.63-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 337.82 ₹ 250.00-502.12
Gasoline (1 gallon) 293.73 ₹ 216.69-326.61
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,506,373.90 ₹ 1,004,249.27-1,807,648.69
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,804,249.27 ₹ 1,700,000.00-2,209,348.39
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,581.69 ₹ 2,008.50-6,500.00
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 5,627.66 ₹ 1,000.00-10,042.49
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,685.32 ₹ 500.00-2,008.50
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 ₹ 250.00-500.00
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 76,220.96 ₹ 30,127.48-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,750.00 ₹ 1,506.37-5,021.25
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,006.18 ₹ 1,200.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,121.62 ₹ 2,700.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,103.40 ₹ 2,900.00-5,523.37
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,647.11 ₹ 5,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,005.31 ₹ 3,500.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,677.29 ₹ 15,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,009.41 ₹ 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) 21,017.71 ₹
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.70 7.00-12.00

Prices in Bhutan

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