Cost of living in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district B$8
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) B$7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast B$4.08
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk B$3.06
12 eggs, large B$3.25
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes B$4.26
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese B$10
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples B$3.86
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes B$3.16
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket B$3.23
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality B$34
2 liters of Coca-Cola B$2.11
Bread for 2 people for 1 day B$1.52
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area B$1,721
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area B$949
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat B$72
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area B$1,250
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area B$697
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio B$170
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) B$66
40” flat screen TV B$921
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) B$214
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) B$9
Hourly rate for cleaning help B$7
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) B$140
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) B$84
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) B$164
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes B$150
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new B$31,625
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas B$0.53
Monthly ticket public transport B$52
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) B$7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) B$7
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) B$41
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) B$5.19
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) B$3.47
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) B$7
4 rolls of toilet paper B$3.25
Tube of toothpaste B$2.75
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city B$12
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub B$30
2 tickets to the movies B$15
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) B$57
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert B$53
1 cocktail drink in downtown club B$100
Cappuccino in expat area of the city B$5.00
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) B$5.00
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB B$565
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) B$0.21
1 month of gym membership in business district B$96
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes B$7
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 177 prices entered by 17 different people.
Latest price update: November 17, 2018.

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