Benin is 9.1% cheaper than China.

If you lived in Benin instead of China, you would:

pay 90.4% more for restaurants

 
China
Benin
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.40
CN¥23.06
$3.23
CFA1,874
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.44
CN¥36.89
$13.85
CFA8,031
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.52
CN¥3.51
$0.81
CFA468

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pay 10.8% more for groceries

 
China
Benin
Bread
1 loaf
$1.82
CN¥12.31
$1.54
CFA892
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.98
CN¥47.33
$1.60
CFA928
Milk (1 gallon) $7.82
CN¥53.01
$6.99
CFA4,054

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pay 38.2% less for transportation

 
China
Benin
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.16
CN¥28.21
$3.75
CFA2,174
Monthly public transit pass $17.84
CN¥120.98
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,106.75
CN¥149,936.81
$7,387.09
CFA4,283,406

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pay 10.9% less for housing

 
China
Benin
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$14.92
CN¥101.17
$40.01
CFA23,202
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $404.30
CN¥2,742.13
$58.48
CFA33,910
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $256.14
CN¥1,737.27
$50.79
CFA29,448

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pay 81.2% less for childcare

 
China
Benin
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $443.85
CN¥3,010.34
$83.10
CFA48,188
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $16,577.11
CN¥112,432.56
$3,139.51
CFA1,820,448

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pay 25.6% less for entertainment and sports

 
China
Benin
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.06
CN¥7.17
$1.06
CFA616
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.94
CN¥26.72
$2.59
CFA1,499
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.36
CN¥22.76
$0.92
CFA535

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pay (unknown) more for clothing

 
China
Benin
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$66.87
CN¥453.56
??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.65
CN¥262.17
??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$95.94
CN¥650.72
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