Cost Of Living In Ethiopia 2020

Cost of living in Ethiopia
Cost of living in Ethiopia

As Ethiopia is still a developing nation and with the cost of goods significantly going up, price gauging is becoming the new norm.

Due to COVID 19, conditions have worsened as people have been prevented from working and are told to stay home.

While authorities in Ethiopia have taken measures to prevent the spread of COVID 19, it has taken a serious toll on the daily lives of Ethiopians.

More than 90% of the Ethiopian population using public transport and with the price of the transportation fairs doubling, the low-income group is being hit the hardest.

Here are the top 15 Goods and services affected

RankingGoods and Services USDBirr
1 Apartment rent in the city center $389.79 $13369.80
2Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment $111.11 $3811.07
3Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)$575.83$19750.97
4Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.89 $ $99.13
5Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat$3.12 $107.02
6One-way Ticket (Local Transport)$0.23 $7.89
7Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)$2.00 $68.60
8Gasoline (1 liter)$0.79 $27.10
9Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)$0.47 $16.12
10Milk (regular), (1 liter)$1.01 $34.64
11Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)$0.76 $26.07
12Eggs (regular) (12)$1.97 $67.57
13Tomato (1kg)$0.76 $26.07
14Onion (1kg)$0.76 $26.07
15.Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)$0.70 $24.01
*Source |: Numbeo