Cost of Living in Dakar

Summary about cost of living in Dakar, Senegal:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.57 € 3.00-7.62
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 34.30 € 30.49-76.22
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.62 € 6.10-8.38
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 0.96 € 0.76-2.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.05 € 2.29-5.06
Cappuccino (regular) 2.34 € 0.76-4.21
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.83 € 0.46-1.52
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.60 € 0.46-0.76
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.93 € 4.04-8.08
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.26 € 0.21-0.41
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.35 € 0.28-0.48
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.75 € 1.10-2.74
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.75 € 2.42-6.91
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.12 € 2.07-4.84
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.67 € 2.42-4.84
Apples (1 lb) 0.85 € 0.69-0.97
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.48-1.22
Oranges (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.35-1.04
Tomato (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.28-0.69
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 € 0.28-0.69
Onion (1 lb) 0.40 € 0.28-0.69
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 € 0.30-1.52
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.69 € 0.38-0.91
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.38 € 3.81-10.67
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.89 € 0.46-1.52
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 € 1.22-2.29
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.18 € 0.84-1.52
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 € 0.23-0.91
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 22.87 € 15.24-22.87
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.91 € 1.52-4.57
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.45 € 2.45-7.36
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.86 € 4.49-7.62
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.94 € 3.35-4.47
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,678.58 € 22,867.35-30,489.80
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,900.01 € 21,342.86-38,112.26
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.95 € 67.43-228.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 € 0.05-0.09
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.18 € 45.58-99.09
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.94 € 22.87-56.41
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.62 € 7.62-7.62
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.62 € 4.57-10.67
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 153.08 € 76.22-228.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,353.88 € 2,286.74-3,811.23
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.09 € 7.62-60.98
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.68 € 15.24-38.11
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.61 € 22.87-106.72
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.74 € 15.24-68.60
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 588.65 € 304.90-842.86
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 309.47 € 152.45-1,143.37
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,119.55 € 762.25-2,286.74
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 800.36 € 457.35-1,105.26
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 963.38 € 915.34-1,011.42
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 915.34 €
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 457.35 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.00 8.00-11.00

Prices in Dakar

This city had 264 entries in the past 12 months by 24 different contributors.
Last update: June 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?