Whether you're living in Sudan or planning to move there, it is very important to know the cost of living and the prices of things. Here we list the average spending for the three main population groups.

All-inclusive

29,000 SDG

average per month

7,300 SDG

Range

62,000 SDG

55,000 SDG

average per month

11,000 SDG

Range

88,000 SDG

88,000 SDG

average per month

26,000 SDG

Range

130,000 SDG

22,000 SDG

average per month

3,700 SDG

Range

48,000 SDG

The figures displayed here are inclusive of everything: housing, travel, groceries, healthcare, etc.

The average monthly expenses for a single person living in Sudan is 29,000 SDG. Expenses can range from 7,300 SDG at the minimum level to 62,000 SDG at the highest end.

The average monthly spending of couples in Sudan is 55,000 SDG. Expenditure can range from 11,000 SDG to 88,000 SDG per month.

The average cost of living for families in Sudan is 88,000 SDG per month. Families spend anywhere from 26,000 SDG to 130,000 SDG.

The average monthly expenditure for students in Sudan is 22,000 SDG. Students spend from 3,700 SDG to 48,000 SDG per month.

Spending behavior can change drastically from one person to another. It is best to consider the minimum, average, and maximum spending together.

of water

7.3 SDG

7.3 SDG

7.3 SDG

combo meal

73 SDG

52 SDG

120 SDG

meal for one

240 SDG

190 SDG

310 SDG

meal for one

610 SDG

410 SDG

730 SDG

Soft Drink

6.1 SDG

6.1 SDG

6.1 SDG

or latte

49 SDG

31 SDG

73 SDG

large bottle

37 SDG

31 SDG

41 SDG

bread

5.2 SDG

4.6 SDG

6.1 SDG

eggs

37 SDG

31 SDG

46 SDG

chicken

85 SDG

67 SDG

100 SDG

1 kg or 1 lb

96 SDG

81 SDG

120 SDG

1 kg or 1 lb

52 SDG

46 SDG

61 SDG

1 kg or 1 lb

24 SDG

20 SDG

31 SDG

1 kg or 1 lb

26 SDG

23 SDG

28 SDG

1 kg or 1 lb

25 SDG

22 SDG

28 SDG

taxi ride

37 SDG

31 SDG

73 SDG

full tank

240 SDG

180 SDG

490 SDG

1-day rental

240 SDG

180 SDG

370 SDG

price

180,000 SDG

92,000 SDG

240,000 SDG

one way

9.2 SDG

6.1 SDG

18 SDG

Service

370 SDG

240 SDG

730 SDG

and water bill

1,800 SDG

440 SDG

3,700 SDG

and water bill

2,200 SDG

550 SDG

4,400 SDG

and water bill

3,500 SDG

770 SDG

4,000 SDG

and cable

370 SDG

180 SDG

490 SDG

charges

240 SDG

150 SDG

730 SDG

ticket

120 SDG

92 SDG

180 SDG

membership

370 SDG

290 SDG

730 SDG

or pants

310 SDG

220 SDG

460 SDG

dress

280 SDG

200 SDG

920 SDG

shoes

260 SDG

190 SDG

610 SDG

shoes

200 SDG

170 SDG

410 SDG

suit

230 SDG

180 SDG

1,200 SDG

t-shirt

120 SDG

92 SDG

370 SDG

apartment

4,600 SDG

3,100 SDG

12,000 SDG

apartment

7,300 SDG

4,600 SDG

18,000 SDG

apartment

9,200 SDG

6,100 SDG

24,000 SDG

apartment

920,000 SDG

610,000 SDG

1,800,000 SDG

apartment

1,200,000 SDG

730,000 SDG

4,600,000 SDG

apartment

3,700,000 SDG

1,200,000 SDG

7,300,000 SDG

Bed

4,600 SDG

3,700 SDG

6,100 SDG

Bed

3,700 SDG

2,400 SDG

4,600 SDG

Bed

2,800 SDG

2,200 SDG

3,700 SDG

Room

5,200 SDG

4,100 SDG

18,000 SDG

Table

2,400 SDG

1,800 SDG

4,600 SDG

or Couch

3,300 SDG

2,400 SDG

7,300 SDG

Set

3,700 SDG

2,400 SDG

7,300 SDG

or Freezer

3,300 SDG

2,200 SDG

4,600 SDG

Machine

4,100 SDG

2,800 SDG

7,300 SDG

or Cooker

3,300 SDG

2,600 SDG

4,600 SDG

Phone

3,700 SDG

3,100 SDG

5,200 SDG

or Computer

4,100 SDG

3,300 SDG

7,300 SDG

The percentage figures in this section are percentages of total spending not income. If you would like to see the percentage of expenses as related to income or salary, see additional sections below.

SingleSpending habits, consumption analysis, and expenditure patterns for a single person living in Sudan

36% of total expenses on average (27% to 42%)

LOW | 2,600 SDG |

AVERAGE | 11,000 SDG |

HIGH | 22,000 SDG |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 440 SDG |

AVERAGE | 1,800 SDG |

HIGH | 3,700 SDG |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (3% to 11%)

LOW | 590 SDG |

AVERAGE | 2,300 SDG |

HIGH | 5,000 SDG |

Per Month |

16% of total expenses on average (9% to 22%)

LOW | 1,200 SDG |

AVERAGE | 4,700 SDG |

HIGH | 10,000 SDG |

Per Month |

9% of total expenses on average (5% to 14%)

LOW | 660 SDG |

AVERAGE | 2,600 SDG |

HIGH | 5,600 SDG |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 370 SDG |

AVERAGE | 1,500 SDG |

HIGH | 3,100 SDG |

Per Month |

2% of total expenses on average (1% to 4%)

LOW | 150 SDG |

AVERAGE | 590 SDG |

HIGH | 1,200 SDG |

Per Month |

18% of total expenses on average (15% to 21%)

LOW | 1,300 SDG |

AVERAGE | 5,300 SDG |

HIGH | 11,000 SDG |

Per Month |

CoupleAverage monthly living expenditure breaks and spending patterns for couples in Sudan

33% of total expenses on average (30% to 43%)

LOW | 3,600 SDG |

AVERAGE | 18,000 SDG |

HIGH | 29,000 SDG |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 8%)

LOW | 550 SDG |

AVERAGE | 2,200 SDG |

HIGH | 4,400 SDG |

Per Month |

12% of total expenses on average (7% to 15%)

LOW | 1,300 SDG |

AVERAGE | 6,600 SDG |

HIGH | 11,000 SDG |

Per Month |

14% of total expenses on average (7% to 19%)

LOW | 1,500 SDG |

AVERAGE | 7,700 SDG |

HIGH | 12,000 SDG |

Per Month |

11% of total expenses on average (5% to 14%)

LOW | 1,200 SDG |

AVERAGE | 6,000 SDG |

HIGH | 9,700 SDG |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (3% to 10%)

LOW | 660 SDG |

AVERAGE | 3,300 SDG |

HIGH | 5,300 SDG |

Per Month |

2% of total expenses on average (1% to 4%)

LOW | 220 SDG |

AVERAGE | 1,100 SDG |

HIGH | 1,800 SDG |

Per Month |

17% of total expenses on average (14% to 20%)

LOW | 1,900 SDG |

AVERAGE | 9,300 SDG |

HIGH | 15,000 SDG |

Per Month |

FamilyAverage monthly expenses and break out of spending for families living in Sudan

32% of total expenses on average (27% to 38%)

LOW | 8,200 SDG |

AVERAGE | 28,000 SDG |

HIGH | 42,000 SDG |

Per Month |

3% of total expenses on average (2% to 7%)

LOW | 770 SDG |

AVERAGE | 3,500 SDG |

HIGH | 4,000 SDG |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (5% to 10%)

LOW | 2,100 SDG |

AVERAGE | 7,000 SDG |

HIGH | 11,000 SDG |

Per Month |

18% of total expenses on average (12% to 23%)

LOW | 4,600 SDG |

AVERAGE | 16,000 SDG |

HIGH | 24,000 SDG |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (6% to 12%)

LOW | 2,100 SDG |

AVERAGE | 7,000 SDG |

HIGH | 11,000 SDG |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 1,300 SDG |

AVERAGE | 4,400 SDG |

HIGH | 6,600 SDG |

Per Month |

14% of total expenses on average (11% to 18%)

LOW | 3,600 SDG |

AVERAGE | 12,000 SDG |

HIGH | 18,000 SDG |

Per Month |

12% of total expenses on average (8% to 15%)

LOW | 3,100 SDG |

AVERAGE | 11,000 SDG |

HIGH | 16,000 SDG |

Per Month |

StudentCost of living and expense breaks for students in Sudan

24% of total expenses on average (18% to 31%)

LOW | 880 SDG |

AVERAGE | 5,300 SDG |

HIGH | 11,000 SDG |

Per Month |

4% of total expenses on average (3% to 7%)

LOW | 150 SDG |

AVERAGE | 880 SDG |

HIGH | 1,900 SDG |

Per Month |

7% of total expenses on average (5% to 9%)

LOW | 260 SDG |

AVERAGE | 1,500 SDG |

HIGH | 3,300 SDG |

Per Month |

20% of total expenses on average (16% to 24%)

LOW | 730 SDG |

AVERAGE | 4,400 SDG |

HIGH | 9,500 SDG |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (3% to 9%)

LOW | 220 SDG |

AVERAGE | 1,300 SDG |

HIGH | 2,900 SDG |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 180 SDG |

AVERAGE | 1,100 SDG |

HIGH | 2,400 SDG |

Per Month |

19% of total expenses on average (17% to 24%)

LOW | 700 SDG |

AVERAGE | 4,200 SDG |

HIGH | 9,000 SDG |

Per Month |

15% of total expenses on average (12% to 17%)

LOW | 550 SDG |

AVERAGE | 3,300 SDG |

HIGH | 7,100 SDG |

Per Month |

This section breaks down and compares expenses for all population groups: singles, couples, students, and families. If you want to see details for a specific group, please see the previous section. We asked thousands of people about their spending habits and expenditure breaks. Below are the results.

People living in Sudan typically spend from 26% to 39% of their total monthly expenditure on housing with 31% being the average. The average spend on housing is 16,000 SDG with expenditure ranging from 3,800 SDG and 26,000 SDG. This cost mainly goes for rent but it also includes other accommodation-related expenses. Housing costs are highest for families and lowest for students as expected.

On average, utility expenditure like electricity, water, and gas in Sudan ranges from 2% to 8% of total expenses with 5% being the the average. The average monthly cost of utilities is 2,100 SDG with 480 SDG and 3,500 SDG being the upper and lower limits.

Fuel consumption and cost of transport depend heavily on whether you live near your work or school, but roughly speaking you would expect to spend from 1,100 SDG to 7,400 SDG on commuting with 4,400 SDG being the norm for most people in one month. This means that money spent on transport constitutes about 9% of total spending on average but can go as low as 5% or as high as 11%.

The average outlay on groceries in a month in Sudan is 8,100 SDG. The cost of groceries can range between 2,000 SDG to 14,000 SDG. People spend on average about 17% on food and groceries with upper and lower bounds of 11% and 17% respectively.

People in Sudan allocate 5% to 12% of their total monthly expenditure to healthcare including health insurance and out-of-pocket medical expenses. The average spending is around 9%. The range of medical expenses range from 1,000 SDG to 7,200 SDG with 4,300 SDG being the norm.

This category mostly contains discretionary or non-essential expenses but also some non-discretionary spending like furniture for example. The monthly expenses range from 620 SDG to 4,300 SDG with 2,600 SDG being the average. Speaking of percentages, that equates to 2% to 9% of total expenses with an average of 5% for most residents.

Spending on education can vary drastically between different people. While working singles can spend 0% on education, families and students' expenditure can reach up to 22%. On average, education constitutes 9% of the monthly expenditure with 8% and 13% being the lower and upper bounds respectively. The average reported education cost is 4,500 SDG per month with 1,200 SDG being the minimum spent amount and 7,600 SDG being the maximum.