Burkina Faso is 47.1% cheaper than United States.

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

pay 78.1% less for restaurants

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.20
 
$0.80
CFA516
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.21
 
$2.08
CFA1,342
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.01
 
$0.53
CFA344

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pay 39.7% less for groceries

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Bread
1 loaf
$2.85
 
$0.80
CFA516
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.66
 
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Milk (1 gallon) $3.38
 
$6.07
CFA3,909

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pay 55.8% less for transportation

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.54
 
$3.80
CFA2,450
Monthly public transit pass $64.19
 
$14.43
CFA9,294
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,050.13
 
$24,054.74
CFA15,489,606

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pay 43.4% less for housing

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$68.65
 
$88.20
CFA56,795
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,446.14
 
$268.61
CFA172,967
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,166.13
 
$100.23
CFA64,540

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pay 66.6% less for childcare

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $980.97
 
$163.04
CFA104,985
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $14,983.58
 
$7,537.15
CFA4,853,410

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pay 59.2% less for entertainment and sports

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.14
 
$1.12
CFA723
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.34
 
$1.60
CFA1,033
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$8.25
 
$1.60
CFA1,033

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pay 12.8% more for clothing

 
United States
Burkina Faso
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$44.10
 
$80.18
CFA51,632
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.31
 
$50.11
CFA32,270
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.71
 
$64.15
CFA41,306

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