Cost of Living Comparison

SDG
COMPARED TO
SOS

Sudan is 2.6 times more expensive than Somalia.

If you lived in Somalia instead of Sudan, you would:
local_dining

pay 9.5% more for restaurants

  Sudan help_outline Somalia help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.02
SDG26.71
$2.25
SOS1,235
-44.0%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.02
SDG20.11
$5.00
SOS2,745
+65.4%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.27
SDG1.77
$0.55
SOS301
+106.4%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.13
SDG0.88
$0.35
SOS192
+163.1%

Sudan vs. Somalia - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 2.0 times more for groceries

  Sudan help_outline Somalia help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.21
SDG8.04
$0.53
SOS293
-55.9%
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.00
SDG6.64
$2.77
SOS1,523
+178.1%
Milk (1 gallon) $1.01
SDG6.70
$4.35
SOS2,390
+332.2%
Eggs
1 dozen
$0.82
SDG5.46
$1.37
SOS750
+66.6%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $0.89
SDG5.89
$1.36
SOS747
+53.8%
Apples (1 lb) $0.90
SDG5.95
$2.13
SOS1,170
+138.2%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.08
SDG0.54
$0.45
SOS249
+463.8%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.22
SDG1.47
$1.30
SOS713
+487.3%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.60
SDG4.01
$0.68
SOS371
+12.0%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.36
SDG2.41
$0.44
SOS243
+22.1%
Onions (1 lb) $0.05
SDG0.33
$0.40
SOS218
+689.3%

Sudan vs. Somalia - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 65.4% less for transportation

  Sudan help_outline Somalia help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.23
SDG8.18
$2.85
SOS1,566
+131.9%
Monthly public transit pass $20.00
SDG133.00
$20.50
SOS11,254
+2.5%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $30,385.52
SDG202,066.81
$10,500.00
SOS5,764,502
-65.4%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $3.30
SDG21.95
$9.55
SOS5,243
+189.3%

Sudan vs. Somalia - Cost of transportation
home

pay 56.0% less for housing

  Sudan help_outline Somalia help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$112.86
SDG750.55
$27.50
SOS15,098
-75.6%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $273.72
SDG1,820.26
$107.38
SOS58,949
-60.8%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $148.89
SDG990.15
$55.00
SOS30,195
-63.1%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$4.24
SDG28.19
$47.41
SOS26,029
+1018.5%

Sudan vs. Somalia - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 3.2 times more for childcare

  Sudan help_outline Somalia help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $17.74
SDG117.96
$48.39
SOS26,568
+172.8%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $332.59
SDG2,211.79
$1,060.00
SOS581,940
+218.7%

Sudan vs. Somalia - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 17.6% more for entertainment and sports

  Sudan help_outline Somalia help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.71
SDG11.38
$3.25
SOS1,784
+89.9%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $0.53
SDG3.54
$0.93
SOS510
+74.4%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.11
SDG7.37
$0.97
SOS535
-12.1%
Monthly membership at local gym $18.63
SDG123.89
$20.00
SOS10,980
+7.4%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $1.11
SDG7.37
$2.00
SOS1,098
+80.4%

Sudan vs. Somalia - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 58.6% more for clothing

  Sudan help_outline Somalia help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$6.65
SDG44.24
$15.70
SOS8,619
+136.0%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$6.65
SDG44.24
$21.50
SOS11,804
+223.2%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$15.52
SDG103.22
$24.70
SOS13,560
+59.1%
Men's business shoes (leather) $22.17
SDG147.45
$19.00
SOS10,431
-14.3%

Sudan vs. Somalia - Cost of clothing
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