Benin vs Montenegro - Cost of Living Comparison

Benin Montenegro
🚶 Cost of living one person
$645
$655
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1595
$1638
🏠 One person rent
$242
$325
🏘️ Family rent
$371
$619
🍽️ Food expenses
$253
$228
🚐 Transport expenses
$93.9
$29.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$210
$611
💸 GDP per capita
$1291
$7677
😃 Human freedom index
7.32
7.88
❤️ Life expectancy
62.1
75.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
46
🌐 English speaking %
1%
26%
🎓 Higher education
44
59
😀 Quality of life
24
55
🏙️ Population
11.2M
622K

The average cost of living in Benin ($645) is 1% less expensive than in Montenegro ($655). Benin ranked 132nd vs 130th for Montenegro in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Benin compared to 0.9 months in Montenegro. Ranked 175th and 73rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Benin vs Montenegro

We calculate prices for Benin and Montenegro as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 9 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.

Benin Montenegro
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.74
$5.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.2
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.39
$4.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$2.08
 Cappuccino
$3.9
$1.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$276
$299
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$142
$221
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$342
$628
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$264
$465
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.6
$61.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.6
$94.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$39.6
$27.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.01%
5.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9011
$1723
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$588
$1286
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.57
$0.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.2
$26.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.3
$5.81
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.8
$1.44
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.71
$0.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.84
$0.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$2.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.47
$5.91
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.67
$5.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.48
$7.81
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$1.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$1.18
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$0.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.24
$4.73
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$0.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.59
$3.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.74
$4.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.83
$3.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.86
$1.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.12
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$33.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.32
$4.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.8
$22.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.73
$4.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.9
$57.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$45
$71.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$258
$165
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4803
$6336

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Cities Comparison in Benin vs Montenegro

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Benin

City Cost of living Population
Cotonou
$681
679K
Porto-Novo
$593
264K
Abomey
$560
90.2K
Save
$559
31.4K

In Montenegro

City Cost of living Population
Podgorica
$664
175K
Plav
$656
13.8K
Ulcinj
$589
19.9K
Budva
$774
19.2K
Bar
$607
13.7K
Cetinje
$587
14K
Kotor
$753
12.6K
Mojkovac
$585
10.1K
Berane
$529
11.8K