Belarus vs Congo - Cost of Living Comparison

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Belarus Congo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$510
$559
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1358
$1396
🏠 One person rent
$212
$237
🏘️ Family rent
$387
$444
🍽️ Food expenses
$204
$208
🚐 Transport expenses
$31.3
$58.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$396
💸 GDP per capita
$7888
$2649
😃 Human freedom index
5.48
5.41
❤️ Life expectancy
72.4
63.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
37
22
🌐 English speaking %
12%
0%
🎓 Higher education
65
21
😀 Quality of life
50
20
🏙️ Population
9.2M
5.26M

The average cost of living in Belarus ($510) is 9% less expensive than in the Congo ($559). Belarus ranked 175th vs 162nd for the Congo in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months in Belarus compared to 0.7 months in the Congo. Ranked 83rd and 170th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Belarus vs the Congo

We calculate prices for Belarus and the Congo as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 6 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.

Belarus Congo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.49
$3.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.1
$20.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.94
$4.69
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.05
$1.78
 Cappuccino
$1.43
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$233
$240
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$158
$154
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$448
$500
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$303
$323
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.1
$39.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.8
$59.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.53
$26.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.82%
11.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1308
$1454
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$840
$910
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13
$16.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.56
$6.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.69
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$1.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.17
$1.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$6.85
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.39
$4.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.37
$6.63
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$2.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.99
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.14
$7.61
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$1.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.4
$2.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.95
$3.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.12
$3.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.87
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.6
$22.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.77
$4.35
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.8
$19.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.81
$4.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$56
$31
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$62.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$337
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6231
$3741

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Belarus

City Cost of living Population
Minsk
$642
2M
Gomel
$402
502K
Vitebsk
$299
359K
Mogilev
$468
353K
Brest
$399
342K
Grodno
$377
359K
Babruysk
$421
209K
Barysaw
$519
136K
Baranavichy
$479
172K
Pinsk
$417
125K

In the Congo

City Cost of living Population
Brazzaville
$567
1.83M
Pointe-Noire
$548
829K
Kayes
$514
62.5K
Madingou
$513
27.5K
Gamboma
$511
19.7K
Kinkala
$512
16.1K