Travel budget in Yemen

Yemen: calculate your travel budget

Yemen: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 7.9 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 276* (63602 YER)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person
  • $ 6.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 785* (180992 YER)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 1319* (304080 YER)

* 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 Yemen in 2019

Cost of living: Yemen VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Yemen in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Yemen in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Yemen by city

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

Cities /Yemen View Details
Al Hudaydah 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Al Hudaydah
Sanaa 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sanaa

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Local prices in Yemen by expense type

Restaurant budget in Yemen

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Yemen costs 56% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.3/person
($ 4.3 to $ 6.5)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 6.5/person
($ 5.4 to $ 11)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.5/person
($ 4.3 to $ 8.6)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.5/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 3.5)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Supermarket food budget in Yemen

On average, the price of supermarket food in Yemen costs 25% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 2.6)

94% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 3.5)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.4/12 eggs
($ 1.7 to $ 3.5)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 4.2/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 7.8)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.4/kg
($ 6.5 to $ 8.6)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 3.6/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 5.1)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 5.1)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 3.5)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 17/kg
($ 11 to $ 22)

31% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Yemen

On average, the price of transport in Yemen costs 18% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

82% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 44/month
($ 13 to $ 57)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.3/km
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 2)

107% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.2
($ 1.3 to $ 3)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.8

Budget for living and housing in Yemen

On average, the cost of housing in Yemen costs 63% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 61/month
($ 40 to $ 87)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 79/month
($ 27 to $ 130)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 143/month
($ 87 to $ 259)

89% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1396
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 95/month
($ 53 to $ 173)

91% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1109
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 335/month
($ 216 to $ 645)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 188/month
($ 151 to $ 237)

89% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1776
Gym
Gym
$ 44/month
($ 22 to $ 75)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 55/month
($ 33 to $ 87)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 974
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1591/yr
($ 860 to $ 3220)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17419

Leisure activity budget in Yemen

On average, budget for leisure activities in Yemen costs 31% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.5/ticket
($ 5.4 to $ 13)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
($ 6.5 to $ 22)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Yemen

On average, shopping budget in Yemen costs 32% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.9/pack
($ 2.6 to $ 3.5)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 30
($ 22 to $ 54)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 42
($ 22 to $ 65)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 64
($ 27 to $ 126)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 55
($ 32 to $ 108)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

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About the information on the cost of living in Yemen

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

Information about cost of living in Yemen updated on 06-11-2019.

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