Democratic Republic of the Congo is 51.1% more expensive than Michigan.

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

pay 14.9% more for restaurants

 
Michigan
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $14.01
 
$15.00
CDF23,052.45
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.72
 
$10.00
CDF15,368.30
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.81
 
$1.64
CDF2,520.40

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pay 58.9% more for groceries

 
Michigan
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bread
1 loaf
$2.31
 
$1.26
CDF1,940.25
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.15
 
$7.83
CDF12,038.50
Milk (1 gallon) $2.47
 
$7.67
CDF11,780.51

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pay 1.1% more for transportation

 
Michigan
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.22
 
$5.00
CDF7,679.15
Monthly public transit pass $47.04
 
$30.00
CDF46,104.90
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,045.00
 
$35,000.00
CDF53,789,048.46

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pay 2.9 times more for housing

 
Michigan
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$64.00
 
$300.00
CDF461,048.99
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,100.16
 
$2,750.00
CDF4,226,282.38
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $868.67
 
$925.00
CDF1,421,567.71

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pay 11.3% less for childcare

 
Michigan
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $872.84
 
$850.00
CDF1,306,305.46
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,869.05
 
$9,500.00
CDF14,599,884.58

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pay 34.7% more for entertainment and sports

 
Michigan
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.32
 
$1.50
CDF2,305.24
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.20
 
$4.83
CDF7,428.01
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.85
 
$5.00
CDF7,684.15

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pay 68.9% more for clothing

 
Michigan
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$43.29
 
$35.00
CDF53,789.05
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$33.51
 
$58.33
CDF89,648.41
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$73.15
 
$210.00
CDF322,734.29

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