Travel budget in Djibouti

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Djibouti: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Djibouti for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 77 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1558* (251930 DJF)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 138 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 35 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 16 per person

Total budget:

$ 3862* (624792 DJF)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 218 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 63 per person
  • $ 50 per person
  • $ 31 per person

Total budget:

$ 7043* (1139418 DJF)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).



Cost of living in Djibouti in 2023

Cost of living: Djibouti VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Djibouti in 2023 is 6% less than in the United States (USA).

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Djibouti by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Djibouti compared to the national average.

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Local prices in Djibouti by expense type

Djibouti: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Djibouti costs 26% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 10.2/person
($ 3.1 to $ 20)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 19
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 38/person
($ 23 to $ 47)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.9/person
($ 9.3 to $ 13)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.2 for 500ml
($ 3.7 to $ 7.4)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.7 for 330ml
($ 2.5 to $ 4.9)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 3.3)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.7/can
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Djibouti: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Djibouti is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 77/night
($ 77 to $ 77)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 146
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 199/night
($ 143 to $ 273)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 208
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 248/night
($ 199 to $ 293)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 305
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 427/night
($ 427 to $ 427)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 653
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 336/month
($ 275 to $ 412)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 187
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 103/month
($ 102 to $ 104)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 250
Family room
Family room
$ 616/month
($ 412 to $ 786)

222% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 192

Djibouti: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Djibouti costs 11% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 3.3/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 6.2)

203% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 2.5/500g
($ 2.5 to $ 2.5)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 2.5)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.8/12 eggs
($ 2.3 to $ 5.6)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 4.1 to $ 24)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 4.3/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 6.2)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Djibouti: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Djibouti is 26% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.6/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 9.3)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.1/km
($ 3.1 to $ 3.1)

68% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.9)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.1
($ 3.1 to $ 3.1)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 88/24hrs
($ 48 to $ 136)

129% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Djibouti: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Djibouti is 12% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 16/ticket
($ 9.3 to $ 23)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 23/hr
($ 13 to $ 32)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21

Djibouti: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Djibouti costs 57% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.6/pack
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 24
($ 10.5 to $ 45)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 28
($ 20 to $ 32)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41

Plane ticket budget

London → Djibouti city
London → Djibouti city
London → Djibouti city
$ 983
(fair price: $ 841)
Manchester → Djibouti city
Manchester → Djibouti city
Manchester → Djibouti city
$ 1072
(fair price: $ 918)
Montreal → Djibouti city
Montreal → Djibouti city
Montreal → Djibouti city
$ 1690
(fair price: $ 1348)


About the information on the cost of living in Djibouti

The information about the cost of living in Djibouti shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Djibouti updated on 30-01-2023.

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