Republic of the Congo is 25.6% more expensive than Mississippi.

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

pay 9.1% less for restaurants

 
Mississippi
Republic of the Congo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $21.70
 
$10.28
FCFA6,220
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.33
 
$10.30
FCFA6,230
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.82
 
$2.04
FCFA1,233

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pay 3.2% more for groceries

 
Mississippi
Republic of the Congo
Bread
1 loaf
$1.94
 
$1.83
FCFA1,110
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.36
 
$5.38
FCFA3,251
Milk (1 gallon) $3.82
 
$6.92
FCFA4,187

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pay 9.9% more for transportation

 
Mississippi
Republic of the Congo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.31
 
$3.88
FCFA2,347
Monthly public transit pass $36.00
 
$30.00
FCFA18,148
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,747.50
 
$33,420.80
FCFA20,217,028

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pay 83.8% more for housing

 
Mississippi
Republic of the Congo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$71.91
 
$300.00
FCFA181,477
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,020.28
 
$1,000.79
FCFA605,399
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $784.72
 
$275.00
FCFA166,354

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pay 33.4% more for childcare

 
Mississippi
Republic of the Congo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $497.61
 
$775.00
FCFA468,816
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,660.00
 
$7,400.00
FCFA4,476,434

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pay 30.0% less for entertainment and sports

 
Mississippi
Republic of the Congo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.75
 
$1.08
FCFA656
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.41
 
$3.32
FCFA2,006
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$6.12
 
$2.67
FCFA1,614

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pay 87.7% more for clothing

 
Mississippi
Republic of the Congo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$39.25
 
$57.50
FCFA34,783
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$32.77
 
$69.73
FCFA42,181
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$73.61
 
$117.50
FCFA71,079

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