Cost of Living Comparison

CDF
COMPARED TO
LSL

Congo, Democratic Republic Of is 4.9 times more expensive than Lesotho.

If you lived in Lesotho instead of Congo, Democratic Republic Of, you would:
local_dining

pay 68.0% less for restaurants

  Congo, Democratic Republic Of help_outline Lesotho help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $13.24
CDF20,347.10
$3.26
LSL43.17
-75.4%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$10.00
CDF15,368.30
$3.26
LSL43.19
-67.4%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.05
CDF1,613.67
$1.06
LSL14.09
+1.2%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.03
CDF1,589.77
$0.51
LSL6.82
-50.3%

Congo, Democratic Republic Of vs. Lesotho - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 69.9% less for groceries

  Congo, Democratic Republic Of help_outline Lesotho help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.77
CDF2,714.08
$0.72
LSL9.54
-59.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $8.75
CDF13,447.26
$2.06
LSL27.26
-76.5%
Milk (1 gallon) $7.76
CDF11,925.95
$3.46
LSL45.87
-55.4%
Eggs
1 dozen
$3.07
CDF4,724.22
$1.60
LSL21.27
-47.8%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.22
CDF1,877.69
$1.34
LSL17.73
+9.5%
Apples (1 lb) $3.00
CDF4,610.50
$0.74
LSL9.76
-75.5%
Bananas (1 lb) $2.12
CDF3,253.11
$0.63
LSL8.38
-70.1%
Oranges (1 lb) $3.00
CDF4,610.50
$0.47
LSL6.18
-84.4%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $2.72
CDF4,182.57
$0.60
LSL7.97
-77.9%
Potatoes (1 lb) $2.42
CDF3,717.84
$0.54
LSL7.14
-77.7%
Onions (1 lb) $2.12
CDF3,253.11
$0.41
LSL5.50
-80.4%

Congo, Democratic Republic Of vs. Lesotho - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 77.3% less for transportation

  Congo, Democratic Republic Of help_outline Lesotho help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.16
CDF4,857.73
$3.01
LSL39.96
-4.6%
Monthly public transit pass $55.00
CDF84,525.65
$10.97
LSL145.40
-80.1%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $32,500.00
CDF49,946,973.57
$7,370.81
LSL97,692.55
-77.3%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $10.69
CDF16,430.96
$4.01
LSL53.16
-62.5%

Congo, Democratic Republic Of vs. Lesotho - Cost of transportation
home

pay 82.2% less for housing

  Congo, Democratic Republic Of help_outline Lesotho help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$233.33
CDF358,593.66
$40.28
LSL533.90
-82.7%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,400.00
CDF2,151,561.94
$323.97
LSL4,293.93
-76.9%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $775.00
CDF1,191,043.22
$58.97
LSL781.54
-92.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$61.18
CDF94,017.83
$15.73
LSL208.48
-74.3%

Congo, Democratic Republic Of vs. Lesotho - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 86.8% less for childcare

  Congo, Democratic Republic Of help_outline Lesotho help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $300.00
CDF461,048.99
$98.28
LSL1,302.57
-67.2%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,500.00
CDF14,599,884.58
$1,199.90
LSL15,903.44
-87.4%

Congo, Democratic Republic Of vs. Lesotho - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 79.5% less for entertainment and sports

  Congo, Democratic Republic Of help_outline Lesotho help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.50
CDF2,305.24
$1.03
LSL13.63
-31.4%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.12
CDF4,794.64
$1.26
LSL16.66
-59.7%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.80
CDF2,759.74
$2.06
LSL27.26
+14.5%
Monthly membership at local gym $183.33
CDF281,752.16
$34.28
LSL454.38
-81.3%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $15.00
CDF23,052.45
$3.43
LSL45.44
-77.1%

Congo, Democratic Republic Of vs. Lesotho - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 65.3% less for clothing

  Congo, Democratic Republic Of help_outline Lesotho help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$60.00
CDF92,209.80
$36.80
LSL487.71
-38.7%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$56.67
CDF87,087.03
$24.00
LSL318.07
-57.7%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$173.33
CDF266,383.86
$55.54
LSL736.10
-68.0%
Men's business shoes (leather) $183.33
CDF281,752.16
$48.00
LSL636.14
-73.8%

Congo, Democratic Republic Of vs. Lesotho - Cost of clothing
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