Cost of living index in Somalia

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.31 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 5.41 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.16 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.87 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.04 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.25 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.1 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.29 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.61 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.63 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.97 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.04 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.27 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.86 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.54 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 61.78 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.48 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.54 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 1.02 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.1 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 1.88 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 21.86 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.44 (USD)
Cup of coffee 0.94 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.59 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.72 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 9.5 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 23.5 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 25.93 (USD)
High quality jeans 13.68 (USD)
womens summer dress 22.31 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 2.94 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.92 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 12.38 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.25 (USD)
One month pass 21.38 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.85 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 10098 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 7595.77 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 19.5 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 4 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 3.33 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 149.49 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 401.61 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 72.19 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 195.85 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 46038.3 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 28240.9 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 60.98 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 28.74 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.1 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 47.42 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 829.92 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 362.64 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 9.5 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Somalia

On average a signle person can spend arround 96 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Somalia

160 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Somalia

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 252 (USD) per month in Somalia, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Somalia for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Somalia for arround 308 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 96 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 72 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 141 (USD).

Average living cost in Somalia for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Somalia can average 499 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 108 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 160 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 188 (USD).

Average living cost in Somalia for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Somalia for about 947 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 274 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 100 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 252 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 108 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Somalia