Cost of Living Comparison

YER
COMPARED TO
USD

Michigan is 3.3 times more expensive than Yemen.

If you lived in Michigan instead of Yemen, you would:
local_dining

pay 2.8 times more for restaurants

  Yemen help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.73
YER932
$12.60 +237.8%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.19
YER1,298
$7.07 +36.2%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.66
YER164
$1.83 +178.8%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.38
YER95
$1.42 +274.5%
Average +181.8%

Yemen vs. Michigan - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 55.9% more for groceries

  Yemen help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.99
YER247
$2.13 +115.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.81
YER454
$4.98 +174.7%
Milk (1 gallon) $4.40
YER1,100
$2.35 -46.6%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.40
YER599
$1.79 -25.4%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.11
YER778
$3.32 +6.8%
Apples (1 lb) $1.68
YER419
$1.99 +18.5%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.59
YER146
$0.55 -5.3%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.79
YER197
$1.94 +146.6%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.91
YER226
$1.78 +96.7%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.72
YER181
$1.17 +61.4%
Onions (1 lb) $0.72
YER181
$1.25 +72.2%
Average +55.9%

Yemen vs. Michigan - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 39.4% more for transportation

  Yemen help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.57
YER1,393
$2.62 -53.0%
Monthly public transit pass $41.02
YER10,253
$54.00 +31.6%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $8,190.17
YER2,046,969
$23,410.06 +185.8%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $15.45
YER3,862
$14.38 -6.9%
Average +39.4%

Yemen vs. Michigan - Cost of transportation
home

pay 4.3 times more for housing

  Yemen help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$54.49
YER13,620
$63.41 +16.4%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $194.26
YER48,552
$984.26 +406.7%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $104.50
YER26,117
$805.43 +670.8%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$40.14
YER10,033
$123.46 +207.6%
Average +325.4%

Yemen vs. Michigan - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 9.8 times more for childcare

  Yemen help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $64.92
YER16,226
$746.03 +1049.1%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,348.56
YER337,045
$10,900.00 +708.3%
Average +878.7%

Yemen vs. Michigan - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 72.1% more for entertainment and sports

  Yemen help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.40
YER599
$3.76 +56.8%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.22
YER555
$3.75 +68.9%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.66
YER666
$7.33 +175.2%
Monthly membership at local gym $49.44
YER12,356
$33.80 -31.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.50
YER1,374
$10.52 +91.3%
Average +72.1%

Yemen vs. Michigan - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 30.0% more for clothing

  Yemen help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$26.19
YER6,546
$38.05 +45.3%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$39.95
YER9,985
$30.80 -22.9%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$61.50
YER15,372
$73.44 +19.4%
Men's business shoes (leather) $47.94
YER11,982
$85.43 +78.2%
Average +30.0%

Yemen vs. Michigan - Cost of clothing
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