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Cost of Living in Cameroon

Cost of living in Cameroon is 46.27% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Cameroon is 82.35% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 CFA 1,500.00-2,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12,000.00 CFA 8,000.00-20,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,000.00 CFA 1,500.00-3,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 650.00 CFA 600.00-700.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 CFA 1,000.00-1,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 683.33 CFA 500.00-1,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 512.50 CFA 400.00-700.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 234.38 CFA 200.00-400.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4,637.13 CFA 3,406.87-5,678.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 244.94 CFA 113.40-453.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 332.63 CFA 226.80-544.31
Eggs (regular) (12) 938.33 CFA 800.00-1,100.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4,157.94 CFA 3,855.54-4,535.93
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,170.27 CFA 907.19-1,360.78
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,560.36 CFA 1,360.78-2,267.96
Apples (1 lb) 669.05 CFA 544.31-907.19
Banana (1 lb) 272.16 CFA 181.44-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 393.11 CFA 226.80-680.39
Tomato (1 lb) 299.37 CFA 226.80-362.87
Potato (1 lb) 347.75 CFA 226.80-680.39
Onion (1 lb) 362.87 CFA 226.80-680.39
Lettuce (1 head) 350.00 CFA 200.00-500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 400.00 CFA 300.00-400.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3,750.00 CFA 2,500.00-6,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 620.00 CFA 500.00-650.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 CFA 1,000.00-1,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,000.00 CFA 1,000.00-1,000.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 250.00 CFA 200.00-250.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3,600.00 CFA 2,500.00-10,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 CFA 250.00-250.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 CFA 402.34-402.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2,500.00 CFA 2,500.00-3,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,389.63 CFA 2,233.39-2,460.52
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,000,000.00 CFA 15,000,000.00-15,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,500,000.00 CFA 3,500,000.00-5,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 56,000.00 CFA 45,000.00-70,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 77.14 CFA 60.00-100.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31,250.00 CFA 25,000.00-45,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18,714.29 CFA 10,000.00-30,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7,500.00 CFA 2,500.00-25,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,000.00 CFA 2,000.00-5,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 160,000.00 CFA 100,000.00-200,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 425,000.00 CFA 250,000.00-700,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 11,166.67 CFA 7,000.00-19,678.72
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 9,333.33 CFA 5,000.00-17,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,600.00 CFA 15,000.00-30,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 24,166.67 CFA 10,000.00-40,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 86,875.00 CFA 50,000.00-200,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 46,666.67 CFA 20,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 325,000.00 CFA 150,000.00-700,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 177,777.78 CFA 80,000.00-250,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 55,741.36 CFA 23,225.57-92,902.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,432.18 CFA 5,574.14-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 102,000.00 CFA
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.62 4.25-5.00

Prices in Cameroon

These data are based on 490 entries in the past 18 months from 47 different contributors.
Last update: September 2019
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