Republic of the Congo is 17.2% more expensive than Italy.

If you lived in Republic of the Congo instead of Italy, you would:

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pay 4.0% less for restaurants

 
Italy
Republic of the Congo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.81
€14.75
$14.00
FCFA8,567
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$10.17
€9.49
$8.94
FCFA5,469
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.51
€2.34
$2.09
FCFA1,282

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pay 25.3% more for groceries

 
Italy
Republic of the Congo
Bread
1 loaf
$2.05
€1.92
$1.53
FCFA939
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.81
€6.36
$4.61
FCFA2,823
Milk (1 gallon) $5.59
€5.21
$7.14
FCFA4,373

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pay 15.8% less for transportation

 
Italy
Republic of the Congo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $7.33
€6.84
$5.17
FCFA3,161
Monthly public transit pass $38.24
€35.68
$21.74
FCFA13,305
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $26,985.59
€25,178.99
$28,585.40
FCFA17,495,492

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pay 2.6 times more for housing

 
Italy
Republic of the Congo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$29.86
€27.86
$156.50
FCFA95,785
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $660.64
€616.41
$1,030.70
FCFA630,834
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $504.89
€471.09
$381.29
FCFA233,364

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pay 52.9% less for childcare

 
Italy
Republic of the Congo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $519.28
€484.52
$214.14
FCFA131,066
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,615.09
€8,971.39
$5,100.00
FCFA3,121,419

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pay 22.7% more for entertainment and sports

 
Italy
Republic of the Congo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.97
€4.63
$2.85
FCFA1,745
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.67
€1.56
$4.18
FCFA2,560
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$6.16
€5.75
$3.50
FCFA2,142

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pay 15.5% less for clothing

 
Italy
Republic of the Congo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$76.74
€71.61
$35.42
FCFA21,677
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.05
€31.77
$35.56
FCFA21,762
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$84.06
€78.43
$92.22
FCFA56,444

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