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Cost of Living in Congo

Cost of living in Congo is 37.73% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Congo is 5.04% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 10.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 $ 36.00-56.99
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.37 $ 10.00-17.10
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.50-2.28
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 3.00-4.61
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $ 3.00-5.70
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.41 $ 1.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.09 $ 0.80-1.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.35 $ 7.57-9.46
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.78 $ 1.00-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.84 $ 1.00-3.18
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.54 $ 2.92-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.94 $ 6.80-9.07
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.42 $ 1.22-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.43 $ 4.99-15.88
Apples (1 lb) 2.97 $ 1.81-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 2.12 $ 1.36-3.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.97 $ 1.36-3.63
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 $ 1.36-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 2.42 $ 1.36-3.00
Onion (1 lb) 2.34 $ 1.36-3.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.00 $ 1.00-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.51 $ 0.66-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 10.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.28 $ 1.20-1.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.00-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.77 $ 2.55-3.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 $ 0.50-0.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 30.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.51 $ 1.00-1.80
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $ 1.61-2.41
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $ 4.00-5.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.73 $ 3.16-7.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 $ 30,000.00-35,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,000.00 $ 20,000.00-40,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.00 $ 80.00-280.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 $ 0.13-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 200.00 $ 100.00-400.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 129.96 $ 30.00-250.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 $ 25.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.50 $ 10.00-20.00
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 11,600.00 $ 5,500.00-19,800.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.95 $ 30.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.67 $ 20.00-120.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 173.33 $ 100.00-220.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 183.33 $ 100.00-250.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,340.00 $ 700.00-1,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 900.00 $ 350.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,650.00 $ 2,000.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,374.72 $ 898.86-1,900.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 730.06 $ 670.44-789.67
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 557.41 $
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 700.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 19.50 17.00-22.00

Prices in Congo

These data are based on 274 entries in the past 18 months from 34 different contributors.
Last update: May 2019
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