Benin is 30.2% more expensive than Equatorial Guinea.

If you lived in Benin instead of Equatorial Guinea, you would:

pay 60.5% less for restaurants

 
Equatorial Guinea
Benin
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $12.83
FCFA8,261
$3.21
CFA2,065
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$20.05
FCFA12,908
$4.81
CFA3,098
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.07
FCFA688
$0.71
CFA456

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pay 49.5% less for groceries

 
Equatorial Guinea
Benin
Bread
1 loaf
$3.19
FCFA2,057
$1.18
CFA757
Local cheese (8 oz) ?? $1.44
CFA929
Milk (1 gallon) $9.11
FCFA5,863
$6.22
CFA4,007

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pay 3.0 times more for transportation

 
Equatorial Guinea
Benin
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.93
FCFA1,889
$3.25
CFA2,091
Monthly public transit pass $44.22
FCFA28,475
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,010.09
FCFA14,172,989
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pay 18.2% less for housing

 
Equatorial Guinea
Benin
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$160.36
FCFA103,264
$44.10
CFA28,398
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $200.46
FCFA129,080
$232.53
CFA149,733
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $112.26
FCFA72,285
$147.00
CFA94,659

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pay 3.4 times more for childcare

 
Equatorial Guinea
Benin
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $68.16
FCFA43,887
$267.27
CFA172,107
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,740.36
FCFA1,120,673
$4,971.31
CFA3,201,185

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pay 21.1% less for entertainment and sports

 
Equatorial Guinea
Benin
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.80
FCFA516
$0.96
CFA620
Cappuccino in mid-range area $6.41
FCFA4,131
$3.74
CFA2,409
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.60
FCFA1,033
$0.88
CFA568

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pay 80.0% less for clothing

 
Equatorial Guinea
Benin
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$24.05
FCFA15,490
$8.02
CFA5,163
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$77.51
FCFA49,911
$8.02
CFA5,163
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$240.55
FCFA154,896
$8.02
CFA5,163

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