Belarus vs DR Congo - Cost of Living Comparison

Belarus DR Congo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$581
$1001
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1562
$2587
🏠 One person rent
$241
$516
🏘️ Family rent
$390
$1276
🍽️ Food expenses
$233
$286
🚐 Transport expenses
$38
$124
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$472
$435
💸 GDP per capita
$6424
$544
😃 Human freedom index
6.73
5.62
❤️ Life expectancy
74.2
61
👮 Corruption perceptions index
41
19
🌐 English speaking %
12%
1%
🎓 Higher education
66
41
😀 Quality of life
55
20
🏙️ Population
9.26M
86.8M

The average cost of living in Belarus ($581) is 42% less expensive than in the DR Congo ($1001). Belarus ranked 148th vs 65th for the DR Congo in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Belarus compared to 0.4 months in the DR Congo. Ranked 70th and 184th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Belarus vs the DR Congo

We calculate prices for Belarus and the DR Congo as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 25 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 DR Congo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.12
$6.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.5
$21.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.32
$6.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$2.1
 Cappuccino
$1.67
$4.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.79
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$258
$372
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$179
$301
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$439
$1637
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$822
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.9
$168
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54
$258
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.2
$32.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
18.94%
10.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1456
$2776
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$981
$1494
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.2
$81
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.2
$4.88
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.82
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.53
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.12
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.52
$2.55
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$9.76
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$4.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.22
$7.28
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$3.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$1.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.19
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$1.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.17
$1.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.23
$12.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.91
$1.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.64
$3.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.25
$2.76
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$4.2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.11
$1.76
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.7
$75.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4
$3.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.5
$50.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.14
$5.25
👖 Brand Jeans
$61.3
$33.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.9
$42.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$581
$109
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7729
$1605

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Cities Comparison in Belarus vs the DR Congo

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Belarus

City Cost of living Population
Minsk
$716
2M
Gomel
$497
504K
Brest
$473
341K
Grodno
$424
357K
Vitebsk
$378
360K
Mogilev
$497
355K
Babruysk
$545
210K
Baranavichy
$480
173K
Pinsk
$588
125K
Barysaw
$548
138K

In the DR Congo

City Cost of living Population
Kinshasa
$1085
11.9M
Kananga
$964
1.97M
Lubumbashi
$1009
1.79M
Mbuji-Mayi
$950
1.56M
Mbandaka
$906
1.19M
Kisangani
$923
936K
Bukavu
$845
871K
Tshikapa
$965
732K
Uvira
$911
590K
Kolwezi
$906
573K
Likasi
$890
423K
Bunia
$886
328K
Matadi
$878
306K
Beni
$869
232K
Butembo
$869
218K
Mwene-Ditu
$864
196K
Kikwit
$865
187K
Isiro
$866
183K
Kindu
$861
172K
Boma
$861
163K
Gandajika
$854
146K
Kalemie
$859
147K
Gemena
$856
139K
Bumba
$853
103K
Mbanza-Ngungu
$853
100K