Bolivia vs Congo - Cost of Living Comparison

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Bolivia Congo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$684
$559
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1644
$1396
🏠 One person rent
$275
$237
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$444
🍽️ Food expenses
$231
$208
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.2
$58.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$395
$396
💸 GDP per capita
$3600
$2649
😃 Human freedom index
6.83
5.41
❤️ Life expectancy
63.6
63.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
29
22
🌐 English speaking %
4%
0%
🎓 Higher education
46
21
😀 Quality of life
34
20
🏙️ Population
11.1M
5.26M

The average cost of living in Bolivia ($684) is 22% more expensive than in the Congo ($559). Bolivia ranked 137th 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 0.6 months in Bolivia compared to 0.7 months in the Congo. Ranked 137th and 170th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bolivia vs the Congo

We calculate prices for Bolivia 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.

Bolivia Congo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.88
$3.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.2
$20.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.85
$4.69
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.2
$1.78
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.93
$0.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$286
$240
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$199
$154
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$477
$500
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$319
$323
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25
$39.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$59.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.6
$26.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.58%
11.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1146
$1454
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$839
$910
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$25.2
$16.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.6
$6.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.61
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
$1.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.69
$1.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$6.85
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.74
$4.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.07
$6.63
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
$2.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$1.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.5
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.74
$7.61
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.71
$1.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.7
$2.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.4
$3.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.76
$3.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.36
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
$22.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.47
$4.35
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.4
$19.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.8
$4.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.5
$31
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.2
$62.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3859
$3741

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Cities Comparison in Bolivia vs the Congo

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bolivia

City Cost of living Population
La Paz
$720
2.87M
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
$735
3.15M
El Alto
$675
842K
Cochabamba
$515
632K
Oruro
$601
265K
Sacaba
$514
172K
Tarija
$625
180K
Sucre
$458
300K
Potosi
$536
190K
Trinidad
$768
101K

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