Cost of Living Comparison

XAF
COMPARED TO
XAF
If you lived in Bangui instead of Malabo, you would:
local_dining

pay (unknown) more for restaurants

  Malabo help_outline Bangui  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $14.77
FCFA8,494
??
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$23.08
FCFA13,272
??
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.62
FCFA929
??
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.54
FCFA885
??

Malabo vs. Bangui - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  Malabo help_outline Bangui  
Bread
1 loaf
$3.56
FCFA2,047
??
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.00
FCFA3,451
??
Milk (1 gallon) $9.32
FCFA5,359
??
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.22
FCFA1,274
??
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.81
FCFA1,043
??
Apples (1 lb) $2.23
FCFA1,284
??
Bananas (1 lb) $1.47
FCFA843
??
Oranges (1 lb) $2.09
FCFA1,204
??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.54
FCFA883
??
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.90
FCFA1,092
??
Onions (1 lb) $1.81
FCFA1,043
??

Malabo vs. Bangui - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay (unknown) more for transportation

  Malabo help_outline Bangui  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.38
FCFA1,943
??
Monthly public transit pass $50.92
FCFA29,278
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,346.97
FCFA14,572,477
??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $8.68
FCFA4,990
??

Malabo vs. Bangui - Cost of transportation
home

pay (unknown) more for housing

  Malabo help_outline Bangui  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$146.82
FCFA84,409
??
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $184.68
FCFA106,175
??
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $129.27
FCFA74,322
??
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$40.95
FCFA23,546
??

Malabo vs. Bangui - Cost of housing
child_care

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  Malabo help_outline Bangui  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $78.49
FCFA45,124
??
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,004.21
FCFA1,152,261
??

Malabo vs. Bangui - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports

  Malabo help_outline Bangui  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.39
FCFA796
??
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.92
FCFA2,831
??
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.85
FCFA1,062
??
Monthly membership at local gym $63.10
FCFA36,280
??
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $8.35
FCFA4,799
??

Malabo vs. Bangui - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  Malabo help_outline Bangui  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$27.70
FCFA15,926
??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$64.64
FCFA37,161
??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$277.02
FCFA159,262
??
Men's business shoes (leather) $73.87
FCFA42,470
??

Malabo vs. Bangui - Cost of clothing
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