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:

  • $ 109 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2507* (448014 DJF)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 147 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 4260* (761334 DJF)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 194 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 68 per person
  • $ 52 per person
  • $ 29 per person

Total budget:

$ 6822* (1219190 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 2024

Cost of living: Djibouti VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Djibouti in 2024 is 6% higher 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 21% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 11/person
($ 4.5 to $ 15)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 43/person
($ 34 to $ 46)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
($ 8.9 to $ 12)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.2 for 500ml
($ 3.4 to $ 8.4)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 5.3 for 330ml
($ 3.3 to $ 7.2)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.3/cup
($ 2 to $ 2.8)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1/can
($ 0.5 to $ 2.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 2.8)

59% 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 15% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 141/night
($ 141 to $ 379)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 119/night
($ 99 to $ 147)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 176/night
($ 124 to $ 242)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 203
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 218/night
($ 172 to $ 264)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 289
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 369/night
($ 360 to $ 379)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 498
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 141/month
($ 141 to $ 379)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 141
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 287/month
($ 129 to $ 538)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 203
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 295/month
($ 237 to $ 367)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 186
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 97/month
($ 81 to $ 125)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 221
Family room
Family room
$ 512/month
($ 319 to $ 703)

170% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 190

Djibouti: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Djibouti is 28% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 3.6/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 5.6)

247% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 5.7/500g
($ 2.2 to $ 9.2)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 3/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 3.7)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 6.6/12 eggs
($ 5.1 to $ 8.1)

77% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 26/kg
($ 23 to $ 29)

103% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 3.4/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 4.5)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.9/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.5)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.5 to $ 1.2)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Djibouti: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Djibouti is 45% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 4.5/ticket
($ 0.5 to $ 8.4)

80% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.8/km
($ 2.8 to $ 5.6)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.8
($ 2.8 to $ 2.8)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 45/24hrs
($ 41 to $ 49)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 31

Djibouti: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Djibouti costs 7% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 15/ticket
($ 8.4 to $ 21)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 21/hr
( $ 21)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 24

Djibouti: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Djibouti costs 24% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 12/pack
($ 12 to $ 12)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 34
($ 29 to $ 40)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 25
($ 21 to $ 29)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

London → Djibouti city
London → Djibouti city
London → Djibouti city
$ 903
(fair price: $ 762)
Montreal → Djibouti city
Montreal → Djibouti city
Montreal → Djibouti city
$ 1630
(fair price: $ 1363)
Manchester → Djibouti city
Manchester → Djibouti city
Manchester → Djibouti city
$ 986
(fair price: $ 832)
New York City → Djibouti city
New York City → Djibouti city
New York City → Djibouti city
$ 1365
(fair price: $ 1207)

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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, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Djibouti updated on 14-04-2024.

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