Cost of living in San‘a’, Yemen

Summary of cost of living in San‘a’

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 764,642 ﷼‎
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 307,410 ﷼‎
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in San‘a’
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 2,593 ﷼‎
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 1,545 ﷼‎
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 817 ﷼‎
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 457 ﷼‎
12 eggs, large 719 ﷼‎
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 583 ﷼‎
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,055 ﷼‎
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 628 ﷼‎
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 341 ﷼‎
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 749 ﷼‎
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 19,379 ﷼‎
2 liters of coca-cola 439 ﷼‎
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 337 ﷼‎
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 143,331 ﷼‎
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 144,584 ﷼‎
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 11,760 ﷼‎
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 295,524 ﷼‎
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 104,792 ﷼‎
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 25,813 ﷼‎
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 28,761 ﷼‎
40” flat screen tv 73,630 ﷼‎
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 55,503 ﷼‎
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 1,701 ﷼‎
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7,955 ﷼‎
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 6,197 ﷼‎
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 8,268 ﷼‎
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 16,200 ﷼‎
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 12,584 ﷼‎
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 6,000,000 ﷼‎
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 334 ﷼‎
Monthly ticket public transport 10,000 ﷼‎
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 907 ﷼‎
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2,945 ﷼‎
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 1,899 ﷼‎
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 1,198 ﷼‎
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 1,098 ﷼‎
4 rolls of toilet paper 748 ﷼‎
Tube of toothpaste 877 ﷼‎
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 3,073 ﷼‎
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 4,186 ﷼‎
2 tickets to the movies 1,000 ﷼‎
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 17,902 ﷼‎
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 1,830 ﷼‎
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 828 ﷼‎
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 5,299 ﷼‎
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 30,000 ﷼‎
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 26 ﷼‎
1 month of gym membership in business district 9,350 ﷼‎
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 702 ﷼‎
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 12 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: May 31, 2022

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