Cost of Living in Dakar

Summary about cost of living in Dakar, Senegal:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,750.00 CFA 1,967.87-5,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22,000.00 CFA 18,000.00-50,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5,000.00 CFA 4,000.00-5,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 627.98 CFA 500.00-1,500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,000.00 CFA 1,500.00-3,274.34
Cappuccino (regular) 1,600.00 CFA 500.00-2,728.62
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 547.14 CFA 300.00-1,000.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 362.50 CFA 250.00-500.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4,266.70 CFA 2,649.79-5,678.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 170.10 CFA 136.08-272.16
Rice (white), (1 lb) 226.80 CFA 181.44-317.52
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,150.00 CFA 720.00-1,200.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,118.45 CFA 1,587.58-4,535.93
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2,604.88 CFA 1,360.78-3,175.15
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,352.17 CFA 1,587.58-3,175.15
Apples (1 lb) 559.43 CFA 453.59-635.03
Banana (1 lb) 398.51 CFA 317.52-800.00
Oranges (1 lb) 438.47 CFA 226.80-680.39
Tomato (1 lb) 317.52 CFA 181.44-453.59
Potato (1 lb) 299.37 CFA 181.44-453.59
Onion (1 lb) 260.82 CFA 181.44-453.59
Lettuce (1 head) 466.67 CFA 200.00-1,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 456.25 CFA 250.00-600.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,250.00 CFA 2,500.00-7,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 500.00 CFA 300.00-909.09
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,362.50 CFA 800.00-1,500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 775.00 CFA 550.00-1,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 200.00 CFA 150.00-600.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15,000.00 CFA 10,000.00-15,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1,500.00 CFA 1,000.00-3,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,609.34 CFA 1,609.34-1,609.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 CFA 2,908.71-5,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,583.54 CFA 2,195.54-2,933.69
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,500,000.00 CFA 15,000,000.00-20,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,333,333.33 CFA 14,000,000.00-25,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 115,526.32 CFA 71,578.95-150,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 106.67 CFA 30.00-60.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37,842.86 CFA 30,000.00-65,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26,400.00 CFA 5,000.00-37,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5,000.00 CFA 5,000.00-5,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5,000.00 CFA 3,000.00-7,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 100,416.67 CFA 50,000.00-150,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,200,000.00 CFA 1,500,000.00-2,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30,118.01 CFA 5,000.00-40,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 16,000.00 CFA 9,000.00-40,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 42,262.73 CFA 15,000.00-70,004.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 40,500.00 CFA 10,000.00-45,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 382,620.59 CFA 200,000.00-545,723.56
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 203,000.00 CFA 100,000.00-750,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 840,625.00 CFA 500,000.00-1,500,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 525,000.00 CFA 300,000.00-725,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 623,756.83 CFA 592,650.85-654,862.82
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 592,650.85 CFA
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 253,538.00 CFA
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.00 8.00-11.00

Prices in Dakar

This city had 238 entries in the past 12 months by 20 different contributors.
Last update: April 2021
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4 Comments so far
Raby Dieng on Oct 05, 2020:
Hello, some of these are so wrong, specially for the rent, much cheaper than what you have put,and taxi is more expensive than what you wrote. Maybe you should update.
PS: I am senegalese, libing in Dakar
bico on Mar 12, 2019:
To live in Dakar is no problem at all. With just fucking one or another of all these white bitches...
Bobby on Dec 27, 2018:
How will love to base in Senegal for like six month but I dont know any one there can any body assist me with information about rentage in dakar please just text me through this number I will put a call and I will also pay you for your service thanks .
Urban Löfqvist on Jul 24, 2018:
Do anyone know if nationalities from the west african region has to pay of 315 00 CFA if they want a resident permit in Senegal? And that 300 000 CFA is refundable when you leave the country?