Cost of living comparison

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Cairo is 11.3% more expensive than N'djamena.

If you lived in Cairo instead of N'djamena, you would:

pay 46.6% less for restaurants

 
N'djamena
Cairo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.69
FCFA2,123
$4.46
E£79.85
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$14.77
FCFA8,494
$5.42
E£96.96
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.02
FCFA584
$0.34
E£6.16

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pay 71.5% less for groceries

 
N'djamena
Cairo
Bread
1 loaf
$8.00
FCFA4,599
$0.67
E£11.93
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.62
FCFA2,654
$1.73
E£31.00
Milk (1 gallon) $7.53
FCFA4,331
$3.62
E£64.72

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pay 42.7% less for transportation

 
N'djamena
Cairo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.81
FCFA2,192
$1.86
E£33.31
Monthly public transit pass $18.47
FCFA10,617
$12.75
E£228.13
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $27,402.85
E£490,485.02

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pay 1.9% less for housing

 
N'djamena
Cairo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$86.18
FCFA49,548
$18.71
E£334.95
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,200.00
FCFA689,904
$267.26
E£4,783.75
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $136.20
FCFA78,304
$158.32
E£2,833.83

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pay 3.3 times more for childcare

 
N'djamena
Cairo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $34.17
FCFA19,642
$157.66
E£2,821.95
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,846.77
FCFA1,061,747
$3,497.52
E£62,602.26

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pay 12.3% less for entertainment and sports

 
N'djamena
Cairo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $6.00
FCFA3,451
$1.91
E£34.22
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.00
FCFA1,150
$2.09
E£37.39
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.22
FCFA1,274
$2.87
E£51.33

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pay 28.5% more for clothing

 
N'djamena
Cairo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$29.24
FCFA16,811
$49.32
E£882.83
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$101.57
FCFA58,396
$54.29
E£971.80
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$58.48
FCFA33,622
$132.15
E£2,365.37

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