Cost of Living Comparison

ZWL
COMPARED TO
BIF

Zimbabwe is 2.9 times more expensive than Burundi.

If you lived in Burundi instead of Zimbabwe, you would:
local_dining

pay 25.2% less for restaurants

  Zimbabwe help_outline Burundi help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.00
ZWL1,289.42
$2.98
BIF5,124
-25.4%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.25
ZWL1,692.36
??
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.96
ZWL310.27
$0.82
BIF1,402
-15.2%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.83
ZWL268.63
$0.54
BIF920
-35.7%

Zimbabwe vs. Burundi - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 41.4% less for groceries

  Zimbabwe help_outline Burundi help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.04
ZWL336.46
$1.10
BIF1,885
+5.1%
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.33
ZWL1,395.86
$4.41
BIF7,576
+1.9%
Milk (1 gallon) $6.56
ZWL2,115.97
$2.60
BIF4,469
-60.4%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.48
ZWL799.84
$2.69
BIF4,617
+8.3%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.83
ZWL913.86
??
Apples (1 lb) $1.95
ZWL628.49
$0.81
BIF1,395
-58.3%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.98
ZWL315.77
$0.35
BIF604
-64.1%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.47
ZWL473.02
$0.51
BIF872
-65.4%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.90
ZWL291.70
$0.44
BIF750
-51.7%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.99
ZWL320.46
$0.33
BIF558
-67.3%
Onions (1 lb) $0.96
ZWL309.49
$0.34
BIF579
-64.9%

Zimbabwe vs. Burundi - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 62.7% less for transportation

  Zimbabwe help_outline Burundi help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.28
ZWL1,701.27
$4.00
BIF6,867
-24.2%
Monthly public transit pass $32.50
ZWL10,476.54
$6.68
BIF11,464
-79.5%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $30,000.00
ZWL9,670,650.33
$11,193.45
BIF19,223,623
-62.7%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $10.02
ZWL3,230.00
$9.88
BIF16,961
-1.4%

Zimbabwe vs. Burundi - Cost of transportation
home

pay 24.8% less for housing

  Zimbabwe help_outline Burundi help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$83.31
ZWL26,853.96
$33.58
BIF57,671
-59.7%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $300.62
ZWL96,907.98
$277.64
BIF476,812
-7.6%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $182.14
ZWL58,714.66
$152.26
BIF261,491
-16.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$74.18
ZWL23,911.16
$18.19
BIF31,238
-75.5%

Zimbabwe vs. Burundi - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 81.6% less for childcare

  Zimbabwe help_outline Burundi help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $235.91
ZWL76,047.00
$55.97
BIF96,118
-76.3%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,555.00
ZWL1,790,682.09
$1,007.41
BIF1,730,126
-81.9%

Zimbabwe vs. Burundi - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 55.6% less for entertainment and sports

  Zimbabwe help_outline Burundi help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.50
ZWL483.53
$1.02
BIF1,744
-32.3%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.70
ZWL871.82
$1.75
BIF3,004
-35.3%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.25
ZWL725.30
$4.30
BIF7,387
+91.2%
Monthly membership at local gym $48.93
ZWL15,772.37
$17.52
BIF30,084
-64.2%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $6.50
ZWL2,095.31
??

Zimbabwe vs. Burundi - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 73.4% less for clothing

  Zimbabwe help_outline Burundi help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$36.39
ZWL11,730.14
$11.19
BIF19,224
-69.2%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$33.88
ZWL10,919.78
$3.36
BIF5,767
-90.1%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$68.65
ZWL22,128.33
$22.39
BIF38,447
-67.4%
Men's business shoes (leather) $70.08
ZWL22,589.27
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Zimbabwe vs. Burundi - Cost of clothing
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