Dhaka is loud, vibrant and exciting. But how much does it actually cost to live there. We know rents are high but what about everything else. Data source Numbeo.com

Restaurants

Avg.

Range

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 ৳ 150.00–234.36
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ৳ 600.00–1,800.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 450.00 ৳ 300.00–550.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 280.00 ৳ 170.00–500.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 450.00 ৳ 370.00–600.00
Cappuccino (regular) 137.35 ৳ 80.00–200.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 23.41 ৳ 20.00–30.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 15.87 ৳ 12.00–20.00

Markets

Avg.

Range

Milk (regular), (1 liter) 65.84 ৳ 62.00–75.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 49.28 ৳ 33.07–66.14
Rice (white), (1kg) 51.85 ৳ 42.00–60.00
Eggs (12) 101.65 ৳ 98.00–110.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 494.44 ৳ 300.00–600.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 280.13 ৳ 220.00–350.00

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Beef Round (1kg)

382.67 ৳ 350.00–400.00
Apples (1kg) 165.36 ৳ 130.00–200.00
Banana (1kg) 66.82 ৳ 60.00–90.00
Oranges (1kg) 155.00 ৳ 130.00–180.00
Tomato (1kg) 37.14 ৳ 20.00–60.00
Potato (1kg) 21.07 ৳ 15.00–25.00
Onion (1kg) 42.50 ৳ 35.00–60.00
Lettuce (1 head) 26.11 ৳ 15.00–40.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 30.21 ৳ 25.00–35.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine 1,200.00 ৳ 800.00–3,000.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5) 208.12 ৳ 150.00–295.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.33) 371.67 ৳ 230.00–495.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 220.00 ৳ 150.00–22

Clothing and Shoes

Avg.

Range

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,994.12 ৳ 2,000.00–5,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara) 2,692.86 ৳ 1,500.00–4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,033.33 ৳ 3,000.00–7,500.00

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Rent per Month

Avg.

Range

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,416.67 ৳ 10,000.00–15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,552.63 ৳ 5,500.00–9,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,190.48 ৳ 22,000.00–50,000.00

 

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