Cost of Living in Congo

Cost of living in Congo is 32.35% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Congo is, on average, 12.65% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 7.68-25.07
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $ 30.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.37 $ 10.00-17.10
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.75 $ 1.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.44 $ 1.50-7.80
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 $ 1.00-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.92 $ 0.50-1.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.35 $ 5.68-10.20
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.59 $ 0.91-4.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.55 $ 0.91-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.38 $ 2.00-7.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.59 $ 3.90-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.51 $ 1.22-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.15 $ 10.43-15.88
Apples (1 lb) 2.86 $ 1.36-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 1.95 $ 0.91-3.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.44 $ 0.91-3.63
Tomato (1 lb) 3.24 $ 1.17-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 1.91 $ 0.78-3.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.68 $ 1.36-3.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.89 $ 1.00-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.49 $ 0.50-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 5.02-17.19
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.27 $ 1.17-1.38
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 $ 2.00-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.95 $ 1.80-5.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 $ 0.26-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 32.19 $ 30.00-34.38
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.73 $ 1.26-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 1.61-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.50 $ 4.00-11.67
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.12 $ 3.16-7.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 55,321.18 $ 35,000.00-75,642.37
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,942.08 $ 40,000.00-59,826.24
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.00 $ 120.00-280.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 $ 0.13-0.25
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 233.33 $ 100.00-400.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 99.99 $ 50.00-200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.06 $ 17.19-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.34-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 519.86 $ 200.00-859.57
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,600.00 $ 5,500.00-19,800.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.77 $ 30.00-62.92
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.68 $ 20.00-137.53
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 197.30 $ 155.00-220.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.86 $ 80.00-250.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,171.65 $ 500.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,000.00 $ 500.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,291.91 $ 1,500.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,041.76 $ 601.70-1,900.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 942.60 $ 670.44-1,550.31
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 123.97 $ 92.90-155.03
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 766.30 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 20.67 17.00-25.00

Prices in Congo

This country had 252 entries in the past 12 months by 26 different contributors.
Last update: October 2020
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