Cost of Living in Dhaka

Bangladesh

Summary

Cost of living in Dhaka, Bangladesh is $466 and it seems expensive according to the average monthly salary which is $396. For more insights check the list of average prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$466
Cost of Living
$396
Average Salary
$209
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Price
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$160.78
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$91.46
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$403.86
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$226.8

Salaries And Financing

Name
Price
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$396.26
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%11.38

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Price
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$43.7
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.01
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$31.52

Markets

Name
Price
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.89
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$0.63
Eggs (regular) (12)
$1.2
Local Cheese (1kg)
$6.26
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.34
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$17.04
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.34
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.58
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$2.7
Apples (1kg)
$2.28
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$3.69
Oranges (1kg)
$2.08
Potato (1kg)
$0.29
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.34
Rice (white), (1kg)
$0.71
Tomato (1kg)
$0.64
Banana (1kg)
$1.23
Onion (1kg)
$0.47
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$6.69

Transportation

Name
Price
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$0.44
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$23.57
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.09
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$0
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$0.92
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$0.48
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$2.47
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$0

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Price
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$32.31
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$32.05
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$64.75
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$48.82

Restaurants

Name
Price
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$1.78
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$11.29
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$5.21
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$3.74
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.66
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.35
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.18
Cappuccino (regular)
$2.03

Sports And Leisure

Name
Price
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$31.21
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$16.72
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$5.21

Childcare

Name
Price
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$62.87
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$4,230.75

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$1,380.42
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$630.35

Questions

How much does it cost to live in Dhaka per month?

The total cost of living is around $466 in Dhaka. The average rent in Dhaka for a one-bedroom apartment in the city centre is approximately $209 per month, and utilities cost around $44 a month. Other costs will be around $301 including markets, transportation, restaurants, and sports and leisure for one-person.

Is Dhaka expensive to live?

Dhaka seems false expensive to live in according to the average monthly salary which is $396. You probably need to make more than $396 to live comfortable in Dhaka.

What is the average salary in Dhaka?

A person working in Dhaka typically earns around $396 per month (After tax) and it's not qualification specific. $396 is not a good salary according to average cost of living which is $466.

What is the average rent in Dhaka?

The average one-bedroom apartment in Dhaka city centre stands at around $209 per month. If you're okay with an apartment outside of the city centre that will be cost around $119.