Cost of Living Comparison

DJF
COMPARED TO
ETB

Addis Ababa is 64.0% more expensive than Djibouti.

If you lived in Addis Ababa instead of Djibouti, you would:
local_dining

pay 37.9% less for restaurants

  Djibouti help_outline Addis Ababa help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $10.62
DJF1,874
$3.00
ETB69.33
-71.8%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.94
DJF1,578
$3.00
ETB69.33
-66.5%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.56
DJF98
$0.73
ETB16.98
+31.6%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.89
DJF157
$0.49
ETB11.39
-44.8%
Average -37.9%

Djibouti vs. Addis Ababa - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 51.0% less for groceries

  Djibouti help_outline Addis Ababa help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$2.24
DJF395
$0.63
ETB14.58
-71.8%
Local cheese (8 oz) $9.97
DJF1,759
$3.83
ETB88.54
-61.6%
Milk (1 gallon) $11.64
DJF2,054
$3.66
ETB84.53
-68.6%
Eggs
1 dozen
$5.03
DJF888
$1.83
ETB42.20
-63.7%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.61
DJF813
$3.27
ETB75.60
-29.0%
Apples (1 lb) $1.77
DJF313
$1.24
ETB28.72
-30.0%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.76
DJF134
$0.44
ETB10.06
-42.8%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.01
DJF179
$0.63
ETB14.66
-37.4%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.76
DJF134
$0.38
ETB8.82
-49.8%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.57
DJF101
$0.25
ETB5.68
-56.9%
Onions (1 lb) $0.65
DJF115
$0.33
ETB7.56
-49.9%
Average -51.0%

Djibouti vs. Addis Ababa - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 41.7% more for transportation

  Djibouti help_outline Addis Ababa help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.10
DJF899
$3.04
ETB70.28
-40.3%
Monthly public transit pass $307.42
DJF54,260
$11.50
ETB265.77
-96.3%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $11,738.02
DJF2,071,737
$55,000.00
ETB1,271,050.05
+368.6%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $25.15
DJF4,439
$8.72
ETB201.52
-65.3%
Average +41.7%

Djibouti vs. Addis Ababa - Cost of transportation
home

pay 4.0 times more for housing

  Djibouti help_outline Addis Ababa help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$37.16
DJF6,559
$542.50
ETB12,537.18
+1359.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $600.11
DJF105,918
$359.79
ETB8,314.69
-40.0%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $500.17
DJF88,279
$188.34
ETB4,352.47
-62.3%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$245.94
DJF43,408
$116.89
ETB2,701.25
-52.5%
Average +301.2%

Djibouti vs. Addis Ababa - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 2.5 times more for childcare

  Djibouti help_outline Addis Ababa help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $177.00
DJF31,240
$120.62
ETB2,787.64
-31.9%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,185.75
DJF1,091,773
$26,666.67
ETB616,266.69
+331.1%
Average +149.6%

Djibouti vs. Addis Ababa - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 10.5% less for entertainment and sports

  Djibouti help_outline Addis Ababa help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.59
DJF987
$1.00
ETB23.11
-82.1%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.11
DJF372
$0.84
ETB19.30
-60.4%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.40
DJF247
$4.00
ETB92.44
+186.2%
Monthly membership at local gym $65.68
DJF11,592
$53.67
ETB1,240.35
-18.3%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $16.77
DJF2,960
$3.68
ETB85.04
-78.1%
Average -10.5%

Djibouti vs. Addis Ababa - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 54.8% more for clothing

  Djibouti help_outline Addis Ababa help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$20.87
DJF3,683
$27.50
ETB635.58
+31.8%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$24.22
DJF4,275
$60.91
ETB1,407.63
+151.5%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$59.62
DJF10,523
$79.27
ETB1,832.04
+33.0%
Men's business shoes (leather) $61.48
DJF10,852
$63.28
ETB1,462.49
+2.9%
Average +54.8%

Djibouti vs. Addis Ababa - Cost of clothing
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