Bujumbura is 43.5% cheaper than Beijing.

If you lived in Bujumbura instead of Beijing, you would:

pay 1.4% less for restaurants

 
Beijing
Bujumbura
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.47
CN¥30.33
$1.97
BIF3,382
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.96
CN¥40.44
$3.32
BIF5,708
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.65
CN¥4.41
$0.44
BIF761

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pay 5.9% less for groceries

 
Beijing
Bujumbura
Bread
1 loaf
$2.24
CN¥15.19
$0.69
BIF1,184
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.69
CN¥45.39
$4.10
BIF7,047
Milk (1 gallon) $8.33
CN¥56.49
$3.08
BIF5,282

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pay 18.7% less for transportation

 
Beijing
Bujumbura
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.65
CN¥31.55
$4.47
BIF7,682
Monthly public transit pass $44.72
CN¥303.29
$14.77
BIF25,368
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $26,830.03
CN¥181,972.01
$10,519.25
BIF18,065,762

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pay 59.4% less for housing

 
Beijing
Bujumbura
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$23.83
CN¥161.64
$23.16
BIF39,783
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,393.05
CN¥9,448.22
$284.24
BIF488,154
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $740.12
CN¥5,019.78
$96.39
BIF165,537

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pay 96.1% less for childcare

 
Beijing
Bujumbura
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,122.30
CN¥7,611.90
$52.60
BIF90,329
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $30,769.36
CN¥208,690.12
$946.73
BIF1,625,919

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pay 58.4% less for entertainment and sports

 
Beijing
Bujumbura
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.49
CN¥10.11
$0.59
BIF1,015
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.67
CN¥31.70
$2.27
BIF3,903
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.47
CN¥30.33
$2.46
BIF4,228

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pay 64.8% less for clothing

 
Beijing
Bujumbura
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$71.83
CN¥487.16
$17.57
BIF30,173
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$48.39
CN¥328.22
$3.16
BIF5,420
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$88.88
CN¥602.79
$35.14
BIF60,345

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