Cost of Living Comparison

XOF
COMPARED TO
MGA

Madagascar is 5.5% more expensive than Guinea-Bissau.

If you lived in Madagascar instead of Guinea-Bissau, you would:
local_dining

pay 9.8% less for restaurants

  Guinea-Bissau help_outline Madagascar help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.59
CFA2,084
$1.67
Ar5,319
-53.5%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$2.35
CFA1,365
$4.88
Ar15,548
+107.4%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.95
CFA552
$0.57
Ar1,821
-40.0%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.81
CFA472
$0.38
Ar1,216
-53.1%
Average -9.8%

Guinea-Bissau vs. Madagascar - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 19.3% less for groceries

  Guinea-Bissau help_outline Madagascar help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.27
CFA156
$0.63
Ar1,991
+131.9%
Local cheese (8 oz) ?? $3.92
Ar12,479
Milk (1 gallon) $6.58
CFA3,813
$3.07
Ar9,788
-53.3%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.22
CFA1,285
$1.54
Ar4,910
-30.5%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.43
CFA827
$2.10
Ar6,681
+47.0%
Apples (1 lb) $1.12
CFA650
$0.61
Ar1,949
-45.4%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.77
CFA449
$0.22
Ar696
-71.8%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.61
CFA355
$0.41
Ar1,299
-33.3%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.22
CFA709
$0.31
Ar974
-75.0%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.42
CFA244
$0.23
Ar742
-44.7%
Onions (1 lb) $0.41
CFA236
$0.34
Ar1,067
-17.8%
Average -19.3%

Guinea-Bissau vs. Madagascar - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 6.5% less for transportation

  Guinea-Bissau help_outline Madagascar help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.42
CFA2,564
$4.13
Ar13,165
-6.5%
Monthly public transit pass ?? $5.87
Ar18,697
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $26,013.34
Ar82,852,480
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) ?? $11.56
Ar36,823
Average -6.5%

Guinea-Bissau vs. Madagascar - Cost of transportation
home

pay 82.0% more for housing

  Guinea-Bissau help_outline Madagascar help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
?? $73.22
Ar233,214
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $197.30
CFA114,407
$317.94
Ar1,012,641
+61.1%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $70.43
CFA40,838
$93.13
Ar296,632
+32.2%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$13.74
CFA7,969
$34.71
Ar110,550
+152.6%
Average +82.0%

Guinea-Bissau vs. Madagascar - Cost of housing
child_care

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  Guinea-Bissau Madagascar help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly ?? $543.82
Ar1,732,060
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? $4,149.29
Ar13,215,482

Guinea-Bissau vs. Madagascar - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 19.1% less for entertainment and sports

  Guinea-Bissau help_outline Madagascar help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.95
CFA552
$0.77
Ar2,455
-19.1%
Cappuccino in mid-range area ?? $1.17
Ar3,741
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
?? $3.85
Ar12,274
Monthly membership at local gym ?? $55.24
Ar175,934
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $5.65
Ar18,003
Average -19.1%

Guinea-Bissau vs. Madagascar - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  Guinea-Bissau Madagascar help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $56.52
Ar180,025
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
?? $20.55
Ar65,464
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
?? $132.31
Ar421,422
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $51.38
Ar163,659

Guinea-Bissau vs. Madagascar - Cost of clothing
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