Cost of Living Comparison

CDF
COMPARED TO
EUR

France is 19.2% more expensive than Democratic Republic of the Congo.

If you lived in France instead of Democratic Republic of the Congo, you would:
local_dining

pay 51.8% more for restaurants

  Democratic Republic of the Congo help_outline France help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.00
CDF23,052.45
$17.43
€15.28
+16.2%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$10.00
CDF15,368.30
$10.25
€8.99
+2.5%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.64
CDF2,520.40
$2.89
€2.53
+76.3%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.95
CDF1,455.31
$2.01
€1.76
+112.2%
Average +51.8%

Democratic Republic of the Congo vs. France - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 30.8% less for groceries

  Democratic Republic of the Congo help_outline France help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$2.26
CDF3,477.08
$1.68
€1.48
-25.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.83
CDF12,038.50
$8.34
€7.31
+6.5%
Milk (1 gallon) $8.33
CDF12,798.58
$4.51
€3.95
-45.9%
Eggs
1 dozen
$4.78
CDF7,338.36
$3.41
€2.99
-28.5%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.33
CDF5,112.03
$5.24
€4.60
+57.6%
Apples (1 lb) $4.65
CDF7,145.23
$1.43
€1.25
-69.3%
Bananas (1 lb) $1.81
CDF2,788.38
$1.10
€0.97
-39.3%
Oranges (1 lb) $2.83
CDF4,356.84
$1.30
€1.14
-54.0%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $3.33
CDF5,112.03
$1.52
€1.34
-54.2%
Potatoes (1 lb) $2.10
CDF3,224.07
$0.96
€0.84
-54.4%
Onions (1 lb) $1.66
CDF2,556.02
$1.14
€1.00
-31.3%
Average -30.8%

Democratic Republic of the Congo vs. France - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 28.3% more for transportation

  Democratic Republic of the Congo help_outline France help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.77
CDF8,871.74
$6.71
€5.88
+16.2%
Monthly public transit pass $30.00
CDF46,104.90
$53.41
€46.84
+78.0%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $35,000.00
CDF53,789,048.46
$25,734.55
€22,566.65
-26.5%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $13.50
CDF20,747.20
$19.63
€17.22
+45.4%
Average +28.3%

Democratic Republic of the Congo vs. France - Cost of transportation
home

pay 63.2% less for housing

  Democratic Republic of the Congo help_outline France help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$266.67
CDF409,821.32
$32.33
€28.35
-87.9%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,620.00
CDF2,489,664.53
$756.00
€662.94
-53.3%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,050.00
CDF1,613,671.45
$585.91
€513.78
-44.2%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$423.64
CDF651,061.74
$138.65
€121.58
-67.3%
Average -63.2%

Democratic Republic of the Congo vs. France - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 87.0% more for childcare

  Democratic Republic of the Congo help_outline France help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $300.00
CDF461,048.99
$738.08
€647.22
+146.0%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,500.00
CDF14,599,884.58
$12,146.23
€10,651.04
+27.9%
Average +87.0%

Democratic Republic of the Congo vs. France - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 74.6% more for entertainment and sports

  Democratic Republic of the Congo help_outline France help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.50
CDF2,305.24
$6.39
€5.60
+326.1%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.83
CDF7,428.01
$3.19
€2.79
-34.1%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.00
CDF7,684.15
$11.70
€10.26
+134.1%
Monthly membership at local gym $148.00
CDF227,450.83
$41.75
€36.61
-71.8%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $10.00
CDF15,368.30
$11.86
€10.40
+18.6%
Average +74.6%

Democratic Republic of the Congo vs. France - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 13.6% less for clothing

  Democratic Republic of the Congo help_outline France help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$57.50
CDF88,367.72
$89.63
€78.60
+55.9%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$58.33
CDF89,648.41
$41.81
€36.66
-28.3%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$210.00
CDF322,734.29
$96.79
€84.87
-53.9%
Men's business shoes (leather) $183.33
CDF281,752.16
$131.69
€115.48
-28.2%
Average -13.6%

Democratic Republic of the Congo vs. France - Cost of clothing
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