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Cost of Living in Cameroon

Cost of living in Cameroon is 42.03% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Cameroon is 76.98% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 CFA 1,500.00-2,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 13,000.00 CFA 10,000.00-20,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,500.00 CFA 2,000.00-3,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 600.00 CFA 500.00-700.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 CFA 1,000.00-1,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 850.00 CFA 500.00-1,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 385.71 CFA 300.00-600.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 200.00 CFA 150.00-300.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4,239.66 CFA 3,406.87-5,678.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 272.16 CFA 181.44-453.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 351.53 CFA 226.80-453.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 930.00 CFA 880.00-1,100.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,968.94 CFA 2,041.17-4,535.93
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,578.50 CFA 907.19-2,222.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,304.08 CFA 1,133.98-1,360.78
Apples (1 lb) 635.03 CFA 544.31-907.19
Banana (1 lb) 226.80 CFA 181.44-272.16
Oranges (1 lb) 442.25 CFA 226.80-680.39
Tomato (1 lb) 324.77 CFA 226.80-453.59
Potato (1 lb) 317.52 CFA 226.80-362.87
Onion (1 lb) 483.83 CFA 226.80-680.39
Lettuce (1 head) 275.00 CFA 200.00-400.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 366.67 CFA 300.00-400.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3,500.00 CFA 3,000.00-4,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 575.00 CFA 500.00-600.00
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) 6,800.00 CFA 3,600.00-10,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 CFA 250.00-250.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 402.34 CFA 160.93-402.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2,500.00 CFA 2,000.00-3,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,311.47 CFA 2,025.20-2,460.52
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) 7,333,333.33 CFA 5,000,000.00-12,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 57,166.67 CFA 45,000.00-70,833.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 73.33 CFA 50.00-100.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28,000.00 CFA 20,005.00-45,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23,285.71 CFA 10,000.00-40,000.00
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 175,000.00 CFA 100,000.00-200,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 375,000.00 CFA 150,000.00-700,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18,333.33 CFA 7,000.00-40,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 11,000.00 CFA 7,000.00-17,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 25,000.00 CFA 15,000.00-30,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 28,333.33 CFA 15,000.00-50,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 138,750.00 CFA 50,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 55,555.56 CFA 35,000.00-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 410,555.56 CFA 120,000.00-850,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 175,000.00 CFA 80,000.00-250,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 42,537.00 CFA 23,225.57-53,289.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,395.55 CFA 5,574.14-13,322.30
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 131,666.67 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 423 entries in the past 18 months from 42 different contributors.
Last update: November 2018
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