Cost of Living Comparison

ZWL
COMPARED TO
XAF

Zimbabwe is 7.9% more expensive than Equatorial Guinea.

If you lived in Equatorial Guinea instead of Zimbabwe, you would:
local_dining

pay 2.3 times more for restaurants

  Zimbabwe help_outline Equatorial Guinea help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.00
ZWL1,289.42
$8.53
FCFA4,905
+113.3%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.25
ZWL1,692.36
$13.65
FCFA7,848
+160.0%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.96
ZWL310.27
$1.42
FCFA818
+47.7%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.83
ZWL268.63
$1.28
FCFA736
+53.6%

Zimbabwe vs. Equatorial Guinea - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 11.1% less for groceries

  Zimbabwe help_outline Equatorial Guinea help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.04
ZWL336.46
$3.07
FCFA1,766
+194.3%
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.33
ZWL1,395.86
$5.55
FCFA3,188
+28.1%
Milk (1 gallon) $6.56
ZWL2,115.97
$6.89
FCFA3,961
+5.0%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.48
ZWL799.84
$2.05
FCFA1,177
-17.5%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.83
ZWL913.86
$1.55
FCFA890
-45.4%
Apples (1 lb) $1.95
ZWL628.49
$0.77
FCFA445
-60.3%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.98
ZWL315.77
$0.39
FCFA222
-60.5%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.47
ZWL473.02
??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.90
ZWL291.70
$0.97
FCFA556
+6.9%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.99
ZWL320.46
$1.03
FCFA593
+3.8%
Onions (1 lb) $0.96
ZWL309.49
$1.16
FCFA668
+20.9%

Zimbabwe vs. Equatorial Guinea - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 0.7% less for transportation

  Zimbabwe help_outline Equatorial Guinea help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.28
ZWL1,701.27
$3.01
FCFA1,733
-42.9%
Monthly public transit pass $32.50
ZWL10,476.54
$34.38
FCFA19,768
+5.8%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $30,000.00
ZWL9,670,650.33
$29,777.20
FCFA17,119,506
-0.7%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $10.02
ZWL3,230.00
$8.02
FCFA4,611
-20.0%

Zimbabwe vs. Equatorial Guinea - Cost of transportation
home

pay 19.4% more for housing

  Zimbabwe help_outline Equatorial Guinea help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$83.31
ZWL26,853.96
$75.94
FCFA43,657
-8.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $300.62
ZWL96,907.98
$341.29
FCFA196,212
+13.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $182.14
ZWL58,714.66
$255.96
FCFA147,159
+40.5%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$74.18
ZWL23,911.16
$91.34
FCFA52,516
+23.1%

Zimbabwe vs. Equatorial Guinea - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 54.9% less for childcare

  Zimbabwe help_outline Equatorial Guinea help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $235.91
ZWL76,047.00
$76.79
FCFA44,148
-67.4%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,555.00
ZWL1,790,682.09
$2,534.47
FCFA1,457,120
-54.4%

Zimbabwe vs. Equatorial Guinea - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 43.0% more for entertainment and sports

  Zimbabwe help_outline Equatorial Guinea help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.50
ZWL483.53
$1.28
FCFA736
-14.7%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.70
ZWL871.82
$3.41
FCFA1,962
+26.2%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.25
ZWL725.30
$1.45
FCFA834
-35.5%
Monthly membership at local gym $48.93
ZWL15,772.37
$74.66
FCFA42,926
+52.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $6.50
ZWL2,095.31
$7.71
FCFA4,434
+18.7%

Zimbabwe vs. Equatorial Guinea - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 3.6 times more for clothing

  Zimbabwe help_outline Equatorial Guinea help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$36.39
ZWL11,730.14
$76.79
FCFA44,148
+111.0%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$33.88
ZWL10,919.78
$255.96
FCFA147,159
+655.6%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$68.65
ZWL22,128.33
$127.98
FCFA73,580
+86.4%
Men's business shoes (leather) $70.08
ZWL22,589.27
$298.63
FCFA171,686
+326.1%

Zimbabwe vs. Equatorial Guinea - Cost of clothing
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