Cost of Living in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Summary of cost of living in Democratic Republic of the Congo:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $ 5.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 45.00-150.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 7.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.20-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 2.50-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.67 $ 2.00-9.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 $ 1.00-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 $ 1.00-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.12 $ 5.68-9.46
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.46 $ 0.91-3.43
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.36-1.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.33 $ 1.56-4.91
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.24 $ 2.27-5.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.02 $ 1.13-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.31 $ 2.72-6.35
Apples (1 lb) 1.77 $ 0.91-2.89
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $ 0.45-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 $ 0.45-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.45-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 1.24 $ 0.23-1.76
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 $ 0.91-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 1.62 $ 1.00-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.23 $ 0.50-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 10.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 $ 2.00-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 $ 0.25-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00 $ 15.00-21.74
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 4.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $ 2.06-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 5.00-10.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.09 $ 3.79-7.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 15,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 17,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 502.66 $ 400.00-607.98
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 21.00 $ 15.00-50.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 142.71 $ 50.00-300.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.75 $ 35.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.50 $ 10.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 10.00-10.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 113.75 $ 75.00-1,200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,300.00 $ 1,200.00-5,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30.83 $ 15.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.00 $ 15.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.50 $ 50.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.71 $ 80.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,477.78 $ 800.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 412.50 $ 250.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,755.56 $ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 866.67 $ 450.00-2,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 656.08 $ 464.51-1,199.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 65.03 $ 46.45-139.35
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 500.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.00 12.00-21.00

Prices in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Last update: February 2024
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