Cost of Living Comparison

CVE
COMPARED TO
UGX

Kampala is 0.5% cheaper than Praia.

If you lived in Kampala instead of Praia, you would:
local_dining

pay 20.4% less for restaurants

  Praia help_outline Kampala help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.12
CVE495.64
$3.84
UGX13,806
-25.0%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.39
CVE424.83
$6.89
UGX24,756
+56.9%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.17
CVE113.29
$0.48
UGX1,739
-58.7%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.68
CVE66.09
$0.31
UGX1,111
-54.7%
Average -20.4%

Praia vs. Kampala - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 24.4% less for groceries

  Praia help_outline Kampala help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.07
CVE103.85
$0.94
UGX3,380
-12.3%
Local cheese (8 oz) $0.98
CVE94.41
??
Milk (1 gallon) $3.33
CVE321.63
$2.62
UGX9,428
-21.1%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.34
CVE226.58
$2.12
UGX7,624
-9.4%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.21
CVE214.11
$1.95
UGX7,005
-11.9%
Apples (1 lb) $1.11
CVE107.06
$1.22
UGX4,391
+10.4%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.80
CVE77.08
$0.48
UGX1,728
-39.6%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.89
CVE85.65
$0.78
UGX2,807
-11.7%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.89
CVE85.65
$0.48
UGX1,728
-45.7%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.66
CVE64.23
$0.30
UGX1,080
-54.7%
Onions (1 lb) $0.58
CVE55.67
$0.30
UGX1,071
-48.2%
Average -24.4%

Praia vs. Kampala - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 17.9% less for transportation

  Praia help_outline Kampala help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.25
CVE410.98
$4.11
UGX14,757
-3.3%
Monthly public transit pass ?? $29.39
UGX105,567
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $9,277.85
UGX33,326,024
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $9.03
CVE873.27
$6.10
UGX21,900
-32.5%
Average -17.9%

Praia vs. Kampala - Cost of transportation
home

pay 24.3% less for housing

  Praia help_outline Kampala help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$66.86
CVE6,466.92
$57.23
UGX205,579
-14.4%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $390.40
CVE37,763.03
$232.46
UGX834,982
-40.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $97.60
CVE9,440.76
$121.33
UGX435,802
+24.3%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$80.23
CVE7,760.86
$26.69
UGX95,871
-66.7%
Average -24.3%

Praia vs. Kampala - Cost of housing
child_care

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  Praia Kampala help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly ?? $139.90
UGX502,535
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? $8,469.01
UGX30,420,677

Praia vs. Kampala - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 43.5% more for entertainment and sports

  Praia help_outline Kampala help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.98
CVE94.41
$0.93
UGX3,333
-4.9%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.07
CVE103.85
$2.42
UGX8,677
+125.0%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.93
CVE283.22
$2.12
UGX7,617
-27.6%
Monthly membership at local gym $34.16
CVE3,304.27
$62.07
UGX222,967
+81.7%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $5.83
UGX20,948
Average +43.5%

Praia vs. Kampala - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 40.7% more for clothing

  Praia help_outline Kampala help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $14.05
UGX50,465
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$14.64
CVE1,416.11
$26.84
UGX96,407
+83.3%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$39.04
CVE3,776.30
$38.29
UGX137,536
-1.9%
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $41.80
UGX150,150
Average +40.7%

Praia vs. Kampala - Cost of clothing
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