Afghanistan is 2.2 times more expensive than China.

If you lived in Afghanistan instead of China, you would:

pay 51.7% less for restaurants

 
China
Afghanistan
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.66
CN¥24.82
$1.69
AFN115
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.31
CN¥36.01
$3.09
AFN211
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.50
CN¥3.40
$0.22
AFN15

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pay 57.7% less for groceries

 
China
Afghanistan
Bread
1 loaf
$1.71
CN¥11.61
$0.23
AFN16
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.26
CN¥42.43
$1.69
AFN115
Milk (1 gallon) $7.30
CN¥49.53
$2.23
AFN152

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pay 30.0% less for transportation

 
China
Afghanistan
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.66
CN¥31.58
$3.23
AFN221
Monthly public transit pass $18.54
CN¥125.75
$10.11
AFN691
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,479.37
CN¥145,681.67
$6,741.57
AFN460,382

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pay 12.9 times more for housing

 
China
Afghanistan
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$14.10
CN¥95.61
$711.61
AFN48,596
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $439.74
CN¥2,982.52
$88.91
AFN6,072
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $244.66
CN¥1,659.39
$56.18
AFN3,837

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pay 92.9% less for childcare

 
China
Afghanistan
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $422.78
CN¥2,867.48
$25.28
AFN1,726
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,175.98
CN¥123,276.75
$1,483.15
AFN101,284

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pay 64.7% less for entertainment and sports

 
China
Afghanistan
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.11
CN¥7.51
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Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.73
CN¥25.30
$1.42
AFN97
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.30
CN¥22.35
$1.12
AFN77

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pay 57.9% less for clothing

 
China
Afghanistan
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$57.76
CN¥391.73
$18.26
AFN1,247
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.91
CN¥236.75
$17.36
AFN1,185
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$85.04
CN¥576.79
$36.52
AFN2,494

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