The Consumer Price Index for Bangladesh is 33.88. Food is very cheap with most basic food items costing about $1 each. Dining out for two at a good restaurant will only cost about $10. A monthly pass for public transport is also around $10. The cost of basic utilities such as electricity, gas, water and garbage collection is around $35 a month. Housing is also inexpensive with a 3 bedroom apartment in the city center costing around $280.