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Cost of Living in Congo

Cost of living in Congo is 24.24% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Congo is 18.40% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.55 $ 6.00-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.65 $ 45.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 10.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.68 $ 1.50-2.56
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.90 $ 2.00-5.13
Cappuccino (regular) 6.27 $ 4.00-10.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.29 $ 0.90-2.56
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.93 $ 0.50-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.33 $ 7.57-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.12 $ 0.68-1.55
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.73 $ 1.36-2.27
Eggs (12) 2.71 $ 2.00-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.41 $ 4.54-18.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.78 $ 1.81-7.26
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.64 $ 4.99-13.21
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $ 2.27-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 2.14 $ 0.91-4.50
Oranges (1 lb) 2.33 $ 1.55-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.47 $ 0.91-5.63
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 $ 1.16-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.62 $ 0.78-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 1.42 $ 0.83-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.40 $ 0.70-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 6.55-11.11
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.37 $ 0.75-2.56
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.18 $ 1.42-5.13
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.00 $ 3.00-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.57 $ 0.50-0.65
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 115.00 $ 80.00-150.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.71 $ 1.66-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.99 $ 2.75-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 5.00-17.10
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.68 $ 3.07-6.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,679.40 $ 27,358.80-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,339.70 $ 13,679.40-33,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 81.39 $ 60.00-170.99
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.10-0.17
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 132.78 $ 100.00-500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 100.00 $ 66.23-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.85 $ 10.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.27 $ 8.55-12.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 138.52 $ 50.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.00 $ 30.00-100.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 132.78 $ 100.00-300.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 138.52 $ 100.00-165.57
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,132.44 $ 800.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 497.80 $ 200.00-993.40
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,692.17 $ 2,594.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,168.74 $ 700.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 799.99 $
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 557.41 $
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 625.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 17.33 15.00-22.00

Prices in Congo

These data are based on 236 entries in the past 18 months from 33 different contributors.
Last update: March, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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