Equatorial Guinea is 8.0% more expensive than North Carolina.

If you lived in Equatorial Guinea instead of North Carolina, you would:

pay 56.5% more for restaurants

 
North Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $14.16
 
$14.77
FCFA8,494
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.11
 
$23.08
FCFA13,272
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.82
 
$1.62
FCFA929

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pay 38.2% more for groceries

 
North Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Bread
1 loaf
$2.58
 
$3.56
FCFA2,047
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.97
 
$6.00
FCFA3,451
Milk (1 gallon) $3.02
 
$9.32
FCFA5,359

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pay 1.4% more for transportation

 
North Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.30
 
$3.38
FCFA1,943
Monthly public transit pass $53.96
 
$50.92
FCFA29,278
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,571.05
 
$25,346.97
FCFA14,572,477

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pay 19.7% less for housing

 
North Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$58.39
 
$146.82
FCFA84,409
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,027.38
 
$184.68
FCFA106,175
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $845.31
 
$129.27
FCFA74,322

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pay 89.7% less for childcare

 
North Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $895.72
 
$78.49
FCFA45,124
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $16,990.89
 
$2,004.21
FCFA1,152,261

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pay 11.7% less for entertainment and sports

 
North Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.19
 
$1.39
FCFA796
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.01
 
$4.92
FCFA2,831
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$6.21
 
$1.85
FCFA1,062

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pay 81.2% more for clothing

 
North Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$39.85
 
$27.70
FCFA15,926
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$33.77
 
$64.64
FCFA37,161
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$72.76
 
$277.02
FCFA159,262

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