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Cost of Living in Cameroon

Cost of living in Cameroon is 38.84% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Cameroon is 72.53% 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 15,000.00 CFA 12,000.00-22,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,000.00 CFA 2,000.00-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 600.00 CFA 500.00-600.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 CFA 800.00-1,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 760.00 CFA 300.00-1,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 320.00 CFA 250.00-400.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 190.00 CFA 150.00-200.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4,618.20 CFA 3,406.87-5,678.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 302.40 CFA 226.80-453.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 317.52 CFA 204.12-544.31
Eggs (regular) (12) 958.33 CFA 900.00-1,100.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,326.35 CFA 2,041.17-4,082.34
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,669.22 CFA 1,360.78-2,222.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,304.08 CFA 1,133.98-1,360.78
Apples (1 lb) 665.27 CFA 544.31-1,133.98
Banana (1 lb) 217.72 CFA 181.44-226.80
Oranges (1 lb) 362.87 CFA 226.80-680.39
Tomato (1 lb) 351.99 CFA 226.80-453.59
Potato (1 lb) 374.21 CFA 317.52-453.59
Onion (1 lb) 408.23 CFA 226.80-680.39
Lettuce (1 head) 316.67 CFA 250.00-400.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 375.00 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 (11.2 oz small bottle) 925.00 CFA 700.00-1,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,000.00 CFA 1,000.00-1,200.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 250.00 CFA 250.00-250.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3,600.00 CFA 3,000.00-10,000.00
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 2,000.00-2,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,229.61 CFA 1,892.71-2,460.52
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 83,066.67 CFA 50,000.00-144,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 76.00 CFA 50.00-100.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28,334.17 CFA 20,005.00-45,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23,200.00 CFA 15,000.00-32,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,833.33 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 150,000.00-200,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 366,666.67 CFA 150,000.00-700,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 28,000.00 CFA 10,000.00-40,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 13,000.00 CFA 7,000.00-18,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 37,800.00 CFA 25,000.00-65,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 28,750.00 CFA 25,000.00-35,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 160,000.00 CFA 50,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 57,000.00 CFA 35,000.00-90,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 495,833.33 CFA 120,000.00-850,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 170,000.00 CFA 80,000.00-250,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 42,329.51 CFA 23,225.57-52,666.71
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,343.68 CFA 5,574.14-13,166.68
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 128,000.00 CFA
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.62 4.25-5.00

Prices in Cameroon

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Last update: June 2018
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