Benin vs Tunisia - Cost of Living Comparison

Benin Tunisia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$645
$416
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1595
$1009
🏠 One person rent
$242
$172
🏘️ Family rent
$371
$297
🍽️ Food expenses
$253
$159
🚐 Transport expenses
$93.9
$23.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$210
$287
💸 GDP per capita
$1291
$3522
😃 Human freedom index
7.32
6.46
❤️ Life expectancy
62.1
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
44
🌐 English speaking %
1%
8%
🎓 Higher education
44
45
😀 Quality of life
24
52
🏙️ Population
11.2M
11.6M

The average cost of living in Benin ($645) is 55% more expensive than in Tunisia ($416). Benin ranked 132nd vs 191st for Tunisia 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 Tunisia. Ranked 175th and 79th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Benin vs Tunisia

We calculate prices for Benin and Tunisia as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 10 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 Tunisia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.74
$2.95
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.2
$18.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.39
$3.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.49
 Cappuccino
$3.9
$1.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$276
$178
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$142
$119
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$342
$332
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$264
$220
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.6
$24.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.6
$37.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$39.6
$16.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.01%
11.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9011
$876
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$588
$616
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.57
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.2
$11.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.3
$3.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.8
$0.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.71
$0.44
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.84
$0.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$0.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$1.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.47
$8.34
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.67
$3.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.48
$8.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$1.31
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$0.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$0.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$0.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$0.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.24
$5.45
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.59
$2.64
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.74
$2.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.83
$2.55
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.86
$0.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.12
$1.02
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$23.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.32
$3.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.8
$15.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.73
$2.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.9
$44
👟 Brand Sneakers
$45
$84
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$258
$66.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4803
$2180

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Cities Comparison in Benin vs Tunisia

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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 Tunisia

City Cost of living Population
Tunis
$489
1.06M
Sfax
$329
273K
Sousse
$370
222K
Gafsa
$343
111K
Kairouan
$299
187K
Bizerte
$384
143K
Aryanah
$426
114K
Gabes
$300
116K
La Marsa
$492
93K
Nabeul
$372
73.1K