Antananarivo vs Yaounde - Cost of Living Comparison

Antananarivo Yaounde
🚶 Cost of living one person
$625
$765
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1760
$1823
🏠 One person rent
$261
$352
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$650
🍽️ Food expenses
$215
$265
🚐 Transport expenses
$73.3
$66.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$146
$371
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
13
25
😀 Quality of life
40
27
🏙️ Population
1.28M
2.44M

The cost of living in Antananarivo is 18% less expensive than in Yaounde. Cities ranked 7428th and 6328th ($625 vs $765) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Madagascar and Cameroon, respectively. Check Madagascar vs Cameroon comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Antananarivo compared to 0.5 months in Yaounde. Antananarivo ranked 1st best city to live in Madagascar vs Yaounde ranked 2nd in Cameroon, while ranked 7095th and 8750th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Antananarivo vs Yaounde

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Antananarivo Yaounde
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.21
$4.77
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.1
$23.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.43
$4.35
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.16
$1.2
 Cappuccino
$1.17
$2.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.93
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$348
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$122
$209
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$922
$678
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$457
$460
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.6
$59.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.7
$90.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$59
$56
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.57%
7.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$942
$988
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$499
$204
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.14
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$2.73
$26.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14
$3.72
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.06
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.09
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$0.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.71
$13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.53
$6.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.89
$5.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$3.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$2.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$1.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.79
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.96
$7.95
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
$1.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.36
$2.27
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.99
$4.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.6
$2.48
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.54
$2.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.85
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$53.9
$47.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.86
$8.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.2
$19.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.46
$8.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.4
$58.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$104
$65.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$204
$120
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5139
$1924

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$378
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$502
633 km or 393 mi Toliara
$482
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$1507
809 km or 503 mi Domoni
$509
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$1222
842 km or 523 mi Saint-Paul
$1220
846 km or 526 mi La Possession
$1214
848 km or 527 mi Saint-Leu
$1261
856 km or 532 mi Saint-Denis
$1355
872 km or 542 mi Saint-Pierre
$1232
873 km or 542 mi Sainte-Suzanne
$1265
874 km or 543 mi Le Tampon
$1222
879 km or 546 mi Saint-Andre
$1262
884 km or 549 mi Nacala
$1030
887 km or 551 mi Saint-Benoit
$1312
888 km or 552 mi Saint-Joseph
$1253
925 km or 575 mi Moroni
$510
975 km or 606 mi Nampula
$1042
998 km or 620 mi Pemba
$1170
1047 km or 650 mi Bambous
$683
1052 km or 654 mi Quatre Bornes
$647
1054 km or 655 mi Port Louis
$775
1058 km or 657 mi Curepipe
$590
1058 km or 658 mi Triolet
$636
1068 km or 664 mi Goodlands
$657
1077 km or 669 mi Centre de Flacq
$711
1078 km or 670 mi Mahebourg
$702
1128 km or 701 mi Quelimane
$1023
1315 km or 817 mi Mulanje
$593
1333 km or 828 mi Beira
$985
1353 km or 841 mi Zomba
$594
1373 km or 853 mi Blantyre
$520
1396 km or 868 mi Mangochi
$587
1441 km or 896 mi Ntcheu
$585
1448 km or 900 mi Monkey Bay
$594
1479 km or 919 mi Chimoio
$1032
1509 km or 937 mi Tete
$995
1561 km or 970 mi Mutare
$801
1564 km or 972 mi Lilongwe
$680

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Distance City Cost of living
203 km or 126 mi Douala
$1253
217 km or 135 mi Bafoussam
$734
245 km or 152 mi Kumba
$527
256 km or 159 mi Buea
$367
256 km or 159 mi Limbe
$394
275 km or 171 mi Bamenda
$425
297 km or 185 mi Bata
$968
305 km or 189 mi Malabo
$773
374 km or 233 mi Calabar
$630
448 km or 278 mi Ngaoundere
$550
449 km or 279 mi Libreville
$638
475 km or 295 mi Berberati
$485
481 km or 299 mi Aba
$613
484 km or 301 mi Umuahia
$739
511 km or 317 mi Port Harcourt
$764
529 km or 329 mi Owerri
$1592
530 km or 329 mi Enugu
$931
558 km or 346 mi Awka
$736
584 km or 363 mi Onitsha
$563
593 km or 368 mi Port-Gentil
$595
640 km or 398 mi Garoua
$593
660 km or 410 mi Sao Tome
$860
665 km or 413 mi Warri
$676
669 km or 415 mi Trindade
$904
709 km or 440 mi Benin
$849
729 km or 453 mi Abuja
$1306
735 km or 457 mi Jos
$749
738 km or 459 mi Mubi
$715
741 km or 461 mi Bauchi
$613
748 km or 465 mi Gamboma
$508
754 km or 468 mi Owo
$726
783 km or 487 mi Bangui
$517
795 km or 494 mi Akure
$617
809 km or 503 mi Maroua
$607
813 km or 505 mi Ado Ekiti
$675
831 km or 516 mi Bongor
$487
842 km or 523 mi Minna
$664
862 km or 535 mi Mbandaka
$922
867 km or 539 mi Kaduna
$589
867 km or 539 mi Ife
$673