Afghanistan vs Cameroon - Cost of Living Comparison

Afghanistan Cameroon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$397
$560
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$883
$1455
🏠 One person rent
$164
$225
🏘️ Family rent
$232
$462
🍽️ Food expenses
$144
$227
🚐 Transport expenses
$54.6
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$247
💸 GDP per capita
$517
$1537
😃 Human freedom index
4
5.63
❤️ Life expectancy
65.2
59.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
16
27
🌐 English speaking %
6%
38%
🎓 Higher education
25
43
😀 Quality of life
17
27
🏙️ Population
37.5M
24.1M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($397) is 29% less expensive than in Cameroon ($560). Afghanistan ranked 193rd vs 154th for Cameroon in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Afghanistan compared to 0.4 months in Cameroon. Ranked 188th and 167th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Cameroon

We calculate prices for Afghanistan and Cameroon as a population-weighted mean of 12 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Afghanistan Cameroon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.16
$3.54
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$11
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.39
$3.29
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.82
$1.14
 Cappuccino
$1.44
$1.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.26
$0.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$124
$203
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$80.2
$113
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$522
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$125
$297
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$49
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.9
$74.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.8
$45.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.04%
7.73%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$770
$1039
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$313
$293
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.6
$13.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.35
$3.49
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.72
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$1.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.28
$0.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$5.36
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.88
$4.83
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$3.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$1.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.23
$1.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$5.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.35
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.63
$2.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.94
$6.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.72
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.8
$1.69
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.36
$1.67
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$12.5
$32.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.44
$6.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.4
$19.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.36
$7.88
👖 Brand Jeans
$17.7
$34.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$52.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$22.2
$191
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1250
$1615

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Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Cameroon

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

City Cost of living Population
Kabul
$422
4.27M
Mazar-i-Sharif
$355
469K
Kandahar
$373
614K
Herat
$383
556K
Kunduz
$363
357K
Jalalabad
$361
263K
Lashkargah
$355
202K
Sheberghan
$352
176K
Khost
$346
160K
Ghazni
$346
143K
Puli Khumri
$349
114K
Gardez
$353
70K

In Cameroon

City Cost of living Population
Yaounde
$723
2.44M
Douala
$549
2.45M
Garoua
$459
1.75M
Bafoussam
$488
600K
Bamenda
$387
270K
Maroua
$453
201K
Ngaoundere
$426
190K
Kumba
$451
144K
Buea
$346
131K
Limbe
$370
84.2K