Asmara is 27.9% cheaper than Warsaw.

If you lived in Asmara instead of Warsaw, you would:

pay 8.6% more for restaurants

 
Warsaw
Asmara
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $7.99
zł37.51
$11.40
ERN171.02
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.71
zł26.79
$2.67
ERN40.00
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.35
zł6.33
$1.56
ERN23.44

Improve prices ·

pay 80.3% more for groceries

 
Warsaw
Asmara
Bread
1 loaf
$0.94
zł4.42
$0.50
ERN7.50
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.65
zł17.14
??
Milk (1 gallon) $2.69
zł12.62
$5.47
ERN82.08

Improve prices ·

pay 8.6% more for transportation

 
Warsaw
Asmara
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.18
zł29.01
$8.20
ERN123.03
Monthly public transit pass $25.11
zł117.90
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,344.20
zł104,927.41
??

Improve prices ·

pay 84.3% less for housing

 
Warsaw
Asmara
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$12.76
zł59.92
??
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $663.91
zł3,117.67
$100.00
ERN1,499.96
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $552.61
zł2,595.04
??

Improve prices ·

pay 91.0% less for childcare

 
Warsaw
Asmara
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $370.47
zł1,739.73
$22.50
ERN337.50
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,431.72
zł53,682.86
$1,375.00
ERN20,625.00

Improve prices ·

pay 60.9% less for entertainment and sports

 
Warsaw
Asmara
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.74
zł12.86
$1.00
ERN15.00
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.81
zł13.18
$1.06
ERN15.92
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.11
zł19.29
$2.50
ERN37.50

Improve prices ·

pay 56.5% less for clothing

 
Warsaw
Asmara
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$71.40
zł335.29
$26.67
ERN399.99
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$32.86
zł154.30
$30.00
ERN450.00
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$74.85
zł351.47
$10.00
ERN150.00

Improve prices ·
The statistics used to build this comparison are calculated using data from users just like you. We average the price of thousands of data points entered by users across the world. Learn more about our data sources. Page last updated: September 2022
Share this

ASK THE ELSEWHERE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about Asmara. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Compare countries by overall cost of living

See the cost of living in Poland vs. Eritrea. This provides a comparison of the average cost of living from cities within Poland and Eritrea.

Help us improve these prices

MyLifeElsewhere is a collaborative project. Please enter price information for your location (Ashburn, VA, United States) to help assist us in making these comparisons more accurate. Learn more