Cost of Living Comparison

ZWL
COMPARED TO
XAF

Malabo is 19.8% cheaper than Harare.

If you lived in Malabo instead of Harare, you would:
local_dining

pay 34.2% more for restaurants

  Harare help_outline Malabo help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $10.00
ZWL3,223.55
$8.24
FCFA4,739
-17.6%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.00
ZWL2,256.49
$13.19
FCFA7,583
+88.4%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.17
ZWL376.08
$1.37
FCFA790
+17.8%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.83
ZWL268.63
$1.24
FCFA711
+48.4%
Average +34.2%

Harare vs. Malabo - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 2.8% less for groceries

  Harare help_outline Malabo help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.17
ZWL378.70
$2.97
FCFA1,706
+152.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.87
ZWL1,569.47
$5.36
FCFA3,081
+10.1%
Milk (1 gallon) $5.87
ZWL1,891.38
$6.24
FCFA3,588
+6.4%
Eggs
1 dozen
$3.44
ZWL1,108.90
$1.98
FCFA1,137
-42.5%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.99
ZWL965.04
$1.31
FCFA752
-56.3%
Apples (1 lb) $2.45
ZWL789.21
$0.75
FCFA430
-69.5%
Bananas (1 lb) $1.03
ZWL332.28
??
Oranges (1 lb) $1.74
ZWL561.11
??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.24
ZWL400.64
$1.50
FCFA860
+20.3%
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.23
ZWL397.23
$1.12
FCFA645
-9.0%
Onions (1 lb) $1.50
ZWL482.52
$0.93
FCFA537
-37.5%
Average -2.8%

Harare vs. Malabo - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 23.2% less for transportation

  Harare help_outline Malabo help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.26
ZWL1,696.14
$2.87
FCFA1,651
-45.4%
Monthly public transit pass $35.00
ZWL11,282.43
$33.22
FCFA19,100
-5.1%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $39,000.00
ZWL12,571,845.43
$28,769.72
FCFA16,540,285
-26.2%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $9.40
ZWL3,030.14
$7.90
FCFA4,540
-16.0%
Average -23.2%

Harare vs. Malabo - Cost of transportation
home

pay 41.0% less for housing

  Harare help_outline Malabo help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$165.00
ZWL53,188.58
$97.27
FCFA55,924
-41.0%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $407.14
ZWL131,244.54
??
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $310.00
ZWL99,930.05
??
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$60.26
ZWL19,424.73
??
Average -41.0%

Harare vs. Malabo - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 77.2% less for childcare

  Harare help_outline Malabo help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $353.47
ZWL113,942.42
$74.19
FCFA42,654
-79.0%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,818.75
ZWL3,165,123.26
$2,424.41
FCFA1,393,839
-75.3%
Average -77.2%

Harare vs. Malabo - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 8.8% less for entertainment and sports

  Harare help_outline Malabo help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.50
ZWL483.53
$1.24
FCFA711
-17.6%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.00
ZWL967.07
$3.30
FCFA1,896
+9.9%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.50
ZWL805.89
$1.40
FCFA806
-43.9%
Monthly membership at local gym $61.25
ZWL19,744.24
$70.09
FCFA40,294
+14.4%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $8.00
ZWL2,578.84
$7.45
FCFA4,284
-6.8%
Average -8.8%

Harare vs. Malabo - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  Harare help_outline Malabo  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$45.00
ZWL14,505.98
??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$49.22
ZWL15,867.03
??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$78.89
ZWL25,430.23
??
Men's business shoes (leather) $137.50
ZWL44,323.81
??

Harare vs. Malabo - Cost of clothing
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