Equatorial Guinea is 4.0% cheaper than South Carolina.

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

pay 24.7% more for restaurants

 
South Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $13.60
 
$12.83
FCFA8,261
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.61
 
$20.05
FCFA12,908
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.82
 
$1.07
FCFA688

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pay 28.1% more for groceries

 
South Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Bread
1 loaf
$2.56
 
$3.19
FCFA2,057
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.05
 
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Milk (1 gallon) $3.03
 
$9.11
FCFA5,863

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pay 17.2% less for transportation

 
South Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.99
 
$2.93
FCFA1,889
Monthly public transit pass $39.50
 
$44.22
FCFA28,475
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,408.00
 
$22,010.09
FCFA14,172,989

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pay 25.8% less for housing

 
South Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$65.64
 
$160.36
FCFA103,264
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,392.69
 
$200.46
FCFA129,080
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $904.52
 
$112.26
FCFA72,285

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pay 89.0% less for childcare

 
South Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $902.20
 
$68.16
FCFA43,887
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,071.17
 
$1,740.36
FCFA1,120,673

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pay 17.5% less for entertainment and sports

 
South Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.41
 
$0.80
FCFA516
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.11
 
$6.41
FCFA4,131
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$6.56
 
$1.60
FCFA1,033

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pay 68.5% more for clothing

 
South Carolina
Equatorial Guinea
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$39.08
 
$24.05
FCFA15,490
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$33.84
 
$77.51
FCFA49,911
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$76.85
 
$240.55
FCFA154,896

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