Cost of living comparison

The table below shows a cost of living comparison between United States and Sierra Leone.

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If you moved to Sierra Leone from United States, you would..


pay (unknown) more for restaurants


Cost breakdown: United States United States Sierra Leone Sierra Leone  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $13.26 ?? ??
Fast food combo meal
(McDonalds, or similar)
$6.94 ?? ??
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.74 ?? ??
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.42 ?? ??

Category: United States vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of restaurants

pay (unknown) more for groceries


Cost breakdown: United States United States Sierra Leone Sierra Leone  
Bread
(1 loaf)
$2.60 ?? ??
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.62 ?? ??
Milk (1 gallon) $3.42 ?? ??
Eggs
(1 dozen)
$2.69 ?? ??
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.08 ?? ??
Apples (1 lb) $2.05 ?? ??
Bananas (1 lb) $0.82 ?? ??
Oranges (1 lb) $1.98 ?? ??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.92 ?? ??
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.37 ?? ??
Onions (1 lb) $1.28 ?? ??

Category: United States vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of groceries

pay (unknown) more for transportation


Cost breakdown: United States United States Sierra Leone Sierra Leone  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.35 ?? ??
Monthly public transit pass $59.01 ?? ??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,197.35 ?? ??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $18.22 ?? ??

Category: United States vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of transportation

pay (unknown) more for housing


Cost breakdown: United States United States Sierra Leone Sierra Leone  
Internet connection
(50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl)
$55.31 ?? ??
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,041.43 ?? ??
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $870.53 ?? ??
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
(including electric, gas, water, heating)
$121.28 ?? ??

Category: United States vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of housing

pay (unknown) more for childcare


Cost breakdown: United States United States Sierra Leone Sierra Leone  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $875.48 ?? ??
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $17,802.80 ?? ??

Category: United States vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of childcare

pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports


Cost breakdown: United States United States Sierra Leone Sierra Leone  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $3.84 ?? ??
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.89 ?? ??
Pack of cigarettes
(Marlboro or similar)
$6.89 ?? ??
Monthly membership at local gym $36.96 ?? ??
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $10.64 ?? ??

Category: United States vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of entertainment and sports

pay (unknown) more for clothing


Cost breakdown: United States United States Sierra Leone Sierra Leone  
Regular jeans
(Levi's brand)
$41.36 ?? ??
Regular dress
(from H&M or similar store)
$36.78 ?? ??
Running shoes
(Nike or Adidas)
$72.80 ?? ??
Men's business shoes (leather) $90.82 ?? ??

Category: United States vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of clothing

The statistics used to build this comparison are calculated using data from users just like you. We average the price of thousands of data points entered by users across the world. Learn more about our data sources. Page last updated: Dec 2017

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