Cost of Living in Cameroon

Cost of living in Cameroon is 43.13% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Cameroon is, on average, 82.91% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 CFA 1,000.00-5,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15,000.00 CFA 8,000.00-20,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,000.00 CFA 2,000.00-3,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 700.00 CFA 600.00-2,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 CFA 700.00-2,500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 786.36 CFA 500.00-1,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 541.67 CFA 400.00-700.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 289.58 CFA 200.00-400.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4,367.78 CFA 2,649.79-5,110.31
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 201.60 CFA 113.40-725.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 283.50 CFA 158.76-453.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,006.15 CFA 800.00-1,200.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4,157.94 CFA 3,855.54-4,535.93
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,265.02 CFA 907.19-2,041.17
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,349.44 CFA 997.90-2,267.96
Apples (1 lb) 776.15 CFA 226.80-1,133.98
Banana (1 lb) 308.44 CFA 136.08-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 309.96 CFA 181.44-1,133.98
Tomato (1 lb) 252.00 CFA 90.72-453.59
Potato (1 lb) 394.06 CFA 136.08-680.39
Onion (1 lb) 311.85 CFA 181.44-453.59
Lettuce (1 head) 306.25 CFA 200.00-500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 387.50 CFA 300.00-500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3,000.00 CFA 2,500.00-6,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 625.00 CFA 400.00-650.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 CFA 800.00-1,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,250.00 CFA 1,000.00-1,500.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 250.00 CFA 200.00-250.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 7,500.00 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 321.87-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2,500.00 CFA 2,000.00-3,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,377.24 CFA 2,176.61-2,536.23
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 Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,757,142.86 CFA 3,000,000.00-5,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 47,500.00 CFA 25,000.00-80,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 72.50 CFA 50.00-100.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32,500.00 CFA 25,000.00-40,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 19,000.00 CFA 10,000.00-25,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4,600.00 CFA 2,500.00-5,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5,000.00 CFA 2,000.00-5,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 136,111.11 CFA 85,000.00-200,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 600,000.00 CFA 200,000.00-1,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 12,975.28 CFA 7,000.00-25,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 13,916.67 CFA 5,000.00-50,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 25,250.00 CFA 15,000.00-35,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 36,250.00 CFA 15,000.00-100,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 87,307.69 CFA 60,000.00-250,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 54,642.86 CFA 35,000.00-75,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 291,785.71 CFA 200,000.00-600,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 162,500.00 CFA 120,000.00-250,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 54,812.34 CFA 27,870.68-92,902.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,386.97 CFA 9,290.23-23,225.57
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 127,500.00 CFA
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.00 5.00-10.00

Prices in Cameroon

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Last update: November 2020
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