Burkina Faso is 54.3% cheaper than United States.

If you lived in Burkina Faso instead of United States, you would:

pay 78.9% less for restaurants

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $18.15
 
$0.84
CFA510
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.28
 
$2.18
CFA1,326
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.24
 
$0.63
CFA383

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pay 36.3% less for groceries

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Bread
1 loaf
$3.17
 
$1.06
CFA646
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.93
 
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Milk (1 gallon) $3.83
 
$8.56
CFA5,211

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pay 36.5% less for transportation

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.72
 
$4.14
CFA2,520
Monthly public transit pass $63.08
 
$15.08
CFA9,182
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,096.27
 
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pay 62.7% less for housing

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$70.73
 
$37.38
CFA22,750
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,528.07
 
$419.03
CFA255,048
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,282.97
 
$173.90
CFA105,845

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pay 48.3% less for childcare

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,137.97
 
$72.63
CFA44,208
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $15,943.15
 
$15,441.40
CFA9,398,708

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pay 66.9% less for entertainment and sports

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.19
 
$1.17
CFA714
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.51
 
$1.68
CFA1,020
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$8.57
 
$1.68
CFA1,020

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pay 50.6% less for clothing

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$45.40
 
$13.41
CFA8,162
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.73
 
$29.33
CFA17,853
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$79.51
 
$33.52
CFA20,404

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