Benin vs Saint Vincent - Cost of Living Comparison

Benin Saint Vincent
🚶 Cost of living one person
$728
$969
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1787
$2482
🏠 One person rent
$293
$352
🏘️ Family rent
$479
$729
🍽️ Food expenses
$283
$447
🚐 Transport expenses
$87.6
$72
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$233
$701
💸 GDP per capita
$1303
$9125
😃 Human freedom index
6.95
6.7
❤️ Life expectancy
59.8
69.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
43
60
🌐 English speaking %
1%
95%
🎓 Higher education
43
1
😀 Quality of life
22
47
🏙️ Population
11.2M
110K

The average cost of living in Benin ($728) is 25% less expensive than in Saint Vincent ($969). Benin ranked 125th vs 81st for Saint Vincent 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 0.7 months in Saint Vincent. Ranked 169th and 88th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Benin vs Saint Vincent

We calculate prices for Benin and Saint Vincent as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 2 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 Saint Vincent
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.26
$7.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.7
$64.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.21
$8.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.33
$2.48
 Cappuccino
$4.39
$1.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.73
$1.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$304
$338
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$158
$235
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$448
$1017
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$317
$504
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.3
$48.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$84.9
$74.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$51
$47.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.01%
9.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8620
$711
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$739
$618
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.71
$1.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$25.2
$64.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19.4
$25.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.94
$1.51
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.96
$2.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.02
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
$3.57
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.27
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.26
$5.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$9.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.09
$5.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$2.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$3.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$3.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$2.79
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
$2.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.7
$2.91
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.28
$13.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.07
$2.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.09
$4.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$5.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.27
$3.55
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.06
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.33
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29.6
$41.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.12
$5.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
$34
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.59
$6.25
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.6
$76
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50
$107
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$215
$149
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6285
$3346

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In Benin

City Cost of living Population
Cotonou
$764
679K
Porto-Novo
$671
264K
Abomey
$650
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$651
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In Saint Vincent

City Cost of living Population
Kingstown
$972
12.9K
Georgetown
$942
1.7K