Cost of Living Comparison

BDT
COMPARED TO
STD
If you lived in Sao Tome and Principe instead of Bangladesh, you would:
local_dining

pay (unknown) more for restaurants

  Bangladesh help_outline Sao Tome and Principe  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $1.84
৳149.66
??
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.12
৳334.74
??
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.32
৳25.79
??
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.16
৳13.29
??

Bangladesh vs. Sao Tome and Principe - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  Bangladesh help_outline Sao Tome and Principe  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.59
৳47.66
??
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.60
৳211.32
??
Milk (1 gallon) $2.94
৳238.56
??
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.16
৳94.25
??
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.42
৳115.68
??
Apples (1 lb) $0.78
৳63.34
??
Bananas (1 lb) $0.40
৳32.66
??
Oranges (1 lb) $0.72
৳58.71
??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.26
৳21.11
??
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.13
৳10.40
??
Onions (1 lb) $0.20
৳16.19
??

Bangladesh vs. Sao Tome and Principe - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay (unknown) more for transportation

  Bangladesh help_outline Sao Tome and Principe  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.15
৳337.45
??
Monthly public transit pass $12.04
৳977.92
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $26,173.05
৳2,125,775.15
??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $3.03
৳246.15
??

Bangladesh vs. Sao Tome and Principe - Cost of transportation
home

pay (unknown) more for housing

  Bangladesh help_outline Sao Tome and Principe  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$24.46
৳1,986.75
??
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $98.03
৳7,962.35
??
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $80.82
৳6,564.47
??
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$21.62
৳1,755.71
??

Bangladesh vs. Sao Tome and Principe - Cost of housing
child_care

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  Bangladesh help_outline Sao Tome and Principe  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $38.60
৳3,134.73
??
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,449.21
৳198,924.44
??

Bangladesh vs. Sao Tome and Principe - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports

  Bangladesh help_outline Sao Tome and Principe  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.51
৳203.92
??
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.60
৳130.18
??
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.58
৳209.50
??
Monthly membership at local gym $23.09
৳1,875.00
??
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $4.52
৳367.44
??

Bangladesh vs. Sao Tome and Principe - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  Bangladesh help_outline Sao Tome and Principe  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$23.84
৳1,936.21
??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$25.19
৳2,046.19
??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$49.76
৳4,041.16
??
Men's business shoes (leather) $41.83
৳3,397.20
??

Bangladesh vs. Sao Tome and Principe - Cost of clothing
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