Djibouti is 2.6 times more expensive than Ethiopia.

If you lived in Djibouti instead of Ethiopia, you would:

pay 2.3 times more for restaurants

 
Ethiopia
Djibouti
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.00
ETB69.33
$10.62
DJF1,874
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.00
ETB69.33
$8.94
DJF1,578
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.68
ETB15.81
$0.56
DJF98

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pay 2.6 times more for groceries

 
Ethiopia
Djibouti
Bread
1 loaf
$0.63
ETB14.46
$2.24
DJF395
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.58
ETB59.58
$9.97
DJF1,759
Milk (1 gallon) $3.43
ETB79.37
$11.64
DJF2,054

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pay 5.7 times more for transportation

 
Ethiopia
Djibouti
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.66
ETB61.39
$5.10
DJF899
Monthly public transit pass $17.27
ETB399.11
$307.42
DJF54,260
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $55,000.00
ETB1,271,050.05
$11,738.02
DJF2,071,737

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pay 2.6 times more for housing

 
Ethiopia
Djibouti
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$542.50
ETB12,537.18
$37.16
DJF6,559
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $221.56
ETB5,120.23
$600.11
DJF105,918
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $129.17
ETB2,985.09
$500.17
DJF88,279

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pay 15.0% less for childcare

 
Ethiopia
Djibouti
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $120.62
ETB2,787.64
$177.00
DJF31,240
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $26,666.67
ETB616,266.69
$6,185.75
DJF1,091,773

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pay 3.2 times more for entertainment and sports

 
Ethiopia
Djibouti
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.90
ETB20.86
$5.59
DJF987
Cappuccino in mid-range area $0.66
ETB15.14
$2.11
DJF372
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.00
ETB92.44
$1.40
DJF247

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pay 8.1% less for clothing

 
Ethiopia
Djibouti
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$23.75
ETB548.89
$20.87
DJF3,683
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$60.91
ETB1,407.63
$24.22
DJF4,275
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$64.64
ETB1,493.77
$59.62
DJF10,523

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