It took Yugoslavia’s disintegration for Macedonia to be formed. This little country has around 2 million people living in it, most of which speak Macedonian or Albanian.
Macedonia is located in the Balkan area, but thankfully, it hasn’t seen as many ethnic wars as its neighbors. This country has borders with Serbia, Bulgaria and Greece.
Local purchasing power is 60.15% lower
Rent is 93.98% cheaper
Groceries are 74.59% cheaper
Local goods and services are 69.07% cheaper
Located at the coast of the Mediterranean and bordering on Libya and Algeria, this country is a true North African gem. Tunisia's stunning beaches and islands are just one reason why tourists can't get enough of the place. Other than tourism, this country also thrives on its booming agriculture industry.
Formerly a French colony, this predominantly Islamic country is home to a population of 11.8 million, most of which speak Arabic as well as French.
Local purchasing power is 59.81% lower
Rent is 93.9% cheaper
Groceries are 72.42% cheaper
Local goods and services are 71.26% cheaper
This country used to be torn apart over an apartheid regime, but is now one of the most successful and modern democracies in Africa.
Nearly 60 million people live in this sunny country. They come from a large variety of ethnic backgrounds, such as descendants of European colonizers, Zulu, and dozens of other indigenous communities. English is only one of this nation's 11 official languages.
Local purchasing power is 1.04% lower
Rent is 83.67% cheaper
Groceries are 63.73% cheaper
Local goods and services are 56.88% cheaper
After detaching from Yugoslavia and surviving a three-year-long war, Bosnia-Herzegovina is not doing well economically. Its request to join the EU from 2016 is still pending. It does, however, have a neighboring country with such membership: Croatia. Aside from Croatia and a small stretch of the Baltic Sea's shore, Bosnia-Herzegovina also has borders with Serbia and Montenegro.
This country has captivating landscapes of lakes, forested areas, and quaint little villages. Its population stands at a little over 3 million people, who speak Bosnian, Croatian, or Serbian.
Local purchasing power is 48.71% lower
Rent is 93.78% cheaper
Groceries are 70.24% cheaper
Local goods and services are 64.95% cheaper
The two main pillars on which Libya's economy stands are oil and sand. This sunny country is located in North Africa at the shores of the Mediterranean. It has borders with Chad, Niger, Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt and Sudan.
The capital of Libya is Tripoli. The city is home to a little more than a million people out of the country's nearly 7 million residents. Most Libyans speak Arabic, but don't be surprised to hear some Italian too, as the place used to be an Italian colony.
Local purchasing power is 32.65% higher
Rent is 81.2% cheaper
Groceries are 52.99% cheaper
Local goods and services are 54.15% cheaper