Republic of the Congo is 2.7 times more expensive than China.

If you lived in Republic of the Congo instead of China, you would:

pay 3.4 times more for restaurants

 
China
Republic of the Congo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.33
CN¥24.10
$10.28
FCFA6,326
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.25
CN¥38.00
$10.30
FCFA6,336
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.50
CN¥3.61
$2.04
FCFA1,254

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pay 81.5% more for groceries

 
China
Republic of the Congo
Bread
1 loaf
$1.68
CN¥12.14
$1.83
FCFA1,129
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.22
CN¥45.05
$5.38
FCFA3,307
Milk (1 gallon) $7.41
CN¥53.65
$6.92
FCFA4,258

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pay 81.6% more for transportation

 
China
Republic of the Congo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.64
CN¥33.59
$3.88
FCFA2,387
Monthly public transit pass $21.41
CN¥154.99
$30.00
FCFA18,456
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,385.50
CN¥154,816.03
$33,420.80
FCFA20,560,476

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pay 7.7 times more for housing

 
China
Republic of the Congo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$14.28
CN¥103.35
$300.00
FCFA184,560
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $401.04
CN¥2,903.27
$1,000.79
FCFA615,684
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $247.64
CN¥1,792.72
$275.00
FCFA169,180

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pay 6.7% more for childcare

 
China
Republic of the Congo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $456.56
CN¥3,305.19
$775.00
FCFA476,780
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $16,918.49
CN¥122,478.05
$7,400.00
FCFA4,552,480

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pay 3.1% more for entertainment and sports

 
China
Republic of the Congo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.15
CN¥8.30
$1.08
FCFA667
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.48
CN¥25.22
$3.32
FCFA2,040
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.40
CN¥24.60
$2.67
FCFA1,641

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pay 79.2% more for clothing

 
China
Republic of the Congo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$51.26
CN¥371.11
$57.50
FCFA35,374
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$33.18
CN¥240.19
$69.73
FCFA42,897
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$80.69
CN¥584.16
$117.50
FCFA72,286

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