Cost of living index in Timor-Leste

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.94 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 6.7 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.25 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.98 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.15 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.02 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.45 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.38 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.5 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.5 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.7 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.53 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.19 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.3 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.51 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 13.64 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.05 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.21 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 1.54 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 6 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 2.88 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 33.96 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.5 (USD)
Cup of coffee 2.45 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.65 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.78 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.55 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 70.57 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 68.32 (USD)
High quality jeans 49.5 (USD)
womens summer dress 23.76 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 2.94 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 2.94 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 10.2 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.25 (USD)
One month pass 58.21 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.06 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 17998.2 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 24997.5 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 66.83 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 7.04 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 6 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 1107.1 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 2749.73 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 949.91 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 2282.29 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 3568.95 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 1029.6 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 141.57 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 52.82 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.08 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 861.02 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 18810 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 166.65 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 2.48 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Timor-Leste

On average a signle person can spend arround 152 (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 Timor-Leste

247 (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 Timor-Leste

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 393 (USD) per month in Timor-Leste, 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 Timor-Leste for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Timor-Leste for arround 1404 (USD), which puts it among the most expensive cities in the world, yes quality of life and high standards of living comes at price.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 152 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 950 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 327 (USD).

Average living cost in Timor-Leste for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Timor-Leste can average 2184 (USD), which is considered quite expensive but comparing to salaries couple can have decent life if they own a stable job.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 1425 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 247 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 456 (USD).

Average living cost in Timor-Leste for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Timor-Leste for about 6532 (USD), which is expensive if we put it in comparison against other cities in the world.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 3195 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 2257 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 393 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 208 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Timor-Leste