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Cost of Living in Congo

Cost of living in Congo is 33.96% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Congo is 3.77% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $ 7.68-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 51.30 $ 44.82-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 $ 10.00-16.16
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.84 $ 1.50-2.56
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.50 $ 2.80-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.65 $ 3.00-6.84
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.51 $ 1.00-3.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.82 $ 0.50-1.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.63 $ 7.57-10.20
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.96 $ 1.36-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 $ 1.36-2.48
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.84 $ 2.00-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.80 $
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.12 $ 1.22-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.74 $ 4.99-15.88
Apples (1 lb) 2.49 $ 1.81-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 1.73 $ 0.91-2.72
Oranges (1 lb) 2.14 $ 1.36-3.63
Tomato (1 lb) 1.46 $ 0.91-2.72
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 $ 1.16-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.93 $ 1.36-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 2.00 $
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.55 $ 0.90-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 8.08-11.11
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.91 $ 0.75-4.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.06 $ 3.00-7.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.40 $ 1.80-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 $ 0.50-0.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 $ 80.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.62 $ 1.26-1.80
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 1.61-2.75
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.34 $ 5.00-11.67
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.84 $ 3.07-7.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 $ 30,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,500.00 $ 13,679.40-40,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 123.66 $ 80.00-170.99
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.10-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 300.00 $ 200.00-500.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 134.97 $ 89.89-200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.33 $ 10.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.50 $ 12.00-20.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 250.00 $ 200.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,500.00 $ 5,500.00-9,500.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.64 $ 50.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 75.00 $ 30.00-120.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 206.67 $ 100.00-300.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 175.00 $ 100.00-250.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,166.67 $ 700.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 400.00 $ 200.00-600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,306.62 $ 2,000.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,189.31 $ 898.86-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 794.83 $ 789.67-799.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 557.41 $
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 550.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.00 15.00-22.00

Prices in Congo

These data are based on 260 entries in the past 18 months from 33 different contributors.
Last update: October 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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