Sierra Leone is 35.3% cheaper than United States.

If you lived in Sierra Leone instead of United States, you would:

pay 39.9% less for restaurants

 
United States
Sierra Leone
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.20
 
$4.31
SLL58,443
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.21
 
$8.95
SLL121,306
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.01
 
$0.95
SLL12,912

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pay 20.7% less for groceries

 
United States
Sierra Leone
Bread
1 loaf
$2.85
 
$0.64
SLL8,675
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.66
 
??
Milk (1 gallon) $3.38
 
$9.70
SLL131,522

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pay 51.2% less for transportation

 
United States
Sierra Leone
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.54
 
$3.77
SLL51,127
Monthly public transit pass $64.19
 
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,050.13
 
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pay 25.6% less for housing

 
United States
Sierra Leone
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$68.65
 
$100.00
SLL1,355,377
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,446.14
 
$690.78
SLL9,362,656
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,166.13
 
$101.90
SLL1,381,175

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pay (unknown) more for childcare

 
United States
Sierra Leone
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $980.97
 
??
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $14,983.58
 
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pay 39.3% less for entertainment and sports

 
United States
Sierra Leone
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.14
 
$0.87
SLL11,759
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.34
 
$1.50
SLL20,331
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$8.25
 
$1.03
SLL13,898

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pay (unknown) more for clothing

 
United States
Sierra Leone
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$44.10
 
??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.31
 
??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.71
 
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