Cost of Living Comparison

ZAR
COMPARED TO
XOF

Bissau is 18.1% cheaper than Pretoria.

If you lived in Bissau instead of Pretoria, you would:
local_dining

pay 12.2% less for restaurants

  Pretoria help_outline Bissau help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $7.26
R95.90
$3.59
CFA2,084
-50.5%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.63
R47.95
$2.35
CFA1,365
-35.1%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.85
R11.29
$0.95
CFA552
+11.5%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.65
R8.60
$0.81
CFA472
+25.1%
Average -12.2%

Pretoria vs. Bissau - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 15.9% more for groceries

  Pretoria help_outline Bissau help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.85
R11.19
$0.27
CFA156
-68.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.08
R40.74
??
Milk (1 gallon) $3.99
R52.69
$6.58
CFA3,813
+64.9%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.83
R24.13
$2.22
CFA1,285
+21.4%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.83
R24.16
$1.43
CFA827
-22.0%
Apples (1 lb) $0.72
R9.48
$1.12
CFA650
+56.2%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.64
R8.42
$0.77
CFA449
+21.5%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.64
R8.50
$0.61
CFA355
-5.0%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.53
R7.03
$1.22
CFA709
+129.9%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.57
R7.48
$0.42
CFA244
-25.6%
Onions (1 lb) $0.47
R6.24
$0.41
CFA236
-13.7%
Average +15.9%

Pretoria vs. Bissau - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 21.6% more for transportation

  Pretoria help_outline Bissau help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.64
R48.03
$4.42
CFA2,564
+21.6%
Monthly public transit pass $81.66
R1,078.86
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $19,477.50
R257,328.87
??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $6.71
R88.71
??
Average +21.6%

Pretoria vs. Bissau - Cost of transportation
home

pay 65.2% less for housing

  Pretoria help_outline Bissau help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$53.32
R704.46
??
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $317.25
R4,191.45
$197.30
CFA114,407
-37.8%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $308.03
R4,069.56
$70.43
CFA40,838
-77.1%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$70.72
R934.26
$13.74
CFA7,969
-80.6%
Average -65.2%

Pretoria vs. Bissau - Cost of housing
child_care

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  Pretoria help_outline Bissau  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $188.24
R2,486.98
??
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $4,538.20
R59,956.83
??

Pretoria vs. Bissau - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 50.8% less for entertainment and sports

  Pretoria help_outline Bissau help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.94
R25.57
$0.95
CFA552
-50.8%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.68
R22.18
??
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.72
R35.96
??
Monthly membership at local gym $33.69
R445.10
??
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.90
R77.92
??
Average -50.8%

Pretoria vs. Bissau - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  Pretoria help_outline Bissau  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$47.22
R623.81
??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$31.22
R412.49
??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$81.64
R1,078.61
??
Men's business shoes (leather) $75.30
R994.81
??

Pretoria vs. Bissau - Cost of clothing
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