Burkina Faso is 54.1% cheaper than United States.

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

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pay 80.6% less for restaurants

United States
Burkina Faso
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $18.02
F CFA505
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
F CFA1,313
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.44
F CFA471

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pay 30.2% less for groceries

United States
Burkina Faso
1 loaf
F CFA542
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.30
Milk (1 gallon) $3.93
F CFA5,630

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pay 29.5% less for transportation

United States
Burkina Faso
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.61
F CFA2,801
Monthly public transit pass $65.73
F CFA3,031
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $31,580.82

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pay 63.0% less for housing

United States
Burkina Faso
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
F CFA25,205
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,635.84
F CFA252,558
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,397.18
F CFA126,279

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pay 62.3% less for childcare

United States
Burkina Faso
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,344.29
F CFA75,768
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $23,001.10
F CFA9,306,973

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pay 58.9% less for entertainment and sports

United States
Burkina Faso
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.73
F CFA707
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.97
F CFA758
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
F CFA1,010

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pay (unknown) more for clothing

United States
Burkina Faso
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas

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The statistics used to build this comparison are calculated using data from users just like you. We average the price of thousands of data points entered by users across the world. Learn more about our data sources. Page last updated: July 2024
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