Burkina Faso vs Taiwan - Cost of Living Comparison

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Burkina Faso Taiwan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$730
$968
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1806
$2750
🏠 One person rent
$322
$376
🏘️ Family rent
$492
$883
🍽️ Food expenses
$259
$381
🚐 Transport expenses
$75.9
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$434
$1508
💸 GDP per capita
$830
$24828
😃 Human freedom index
6.57
8.56
❤️ Life expectancy
59.3
80.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
41
67
🌐 English speaking %
1%
30%
🎓 Higher education
34
90
😀 Quality of life
19
82
🏙️ Population
20.5M
23.6M

The average cost of living in Burkina Faso ($730) is 25% less expensive than in Taiwan ($968). Burkina Faso ranked 129th vs 84th for Taiwan 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 Burkina Faso compared to 1.6 months in Taiwan. Ranked 175th and 26th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burkina Faso vs Taiwan

We calculate prices for Burkina Faso and Taiwan as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 17 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.

Burkina Faso Taiwan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.21
$4.33
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.63
$4.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.11
$1.93
 Cappuccino
$1.67
$2.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61
$0.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$364
$375
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$166
$282
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$510
$992
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$726
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63
$53.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
$82.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$22.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.91%
1.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$268
$6281
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$169
$4083
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$4.93
$35.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.6
$9.05
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.14
$3.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$1.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$3.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.98
$3.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$14.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.84
$7.65
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.22
$19.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.28
$3.9
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.57
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$3.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$2.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.31
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.74
$1.7
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.43
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.05
$1.58
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.36
$3.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.82
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.74
$6.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3
$2.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.31
$2.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.1
$35.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.52
$9.42
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.8
$41.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.35
$13.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.6
$76.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$56.7
$81.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$85.5
$446
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15056
$12042

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In Burkina Faso

City Cost of living Population
Ouagadougou
$745
2.45M
Bobo-Dioulasso
$728
904K
Koudougou
$661
160K
Ouahigouya
$671
125K
Fada N'gourma
$672
73.2K
Dedougou
$675
63.6K
Leo
$670
51.7K
Dori
$672
46.5K
Nouna
$677
32.4K
Manga
$675
28.6K

In Taiwan

City Cost of living Population
New Taipei
$999
4.36M
Taipei
$1161
2.6M
Taichung
$986
3.03M
Kaohsiung
$932
2.73M
Taoyuan
$866
2.29M
Tainan
$922
1.87M
Hsinchu
$822
499K
Keelung
$857
367K
Chiayi
$743
252K
Zhubei
$929
213K
Taitung
$963
109K
Changhua
$886
227K
Kinmen
$853
139K
Miaoli
$728
86.2K
Douliu
$798
108K
Nantou
$857
102K
Yilan
$874
94.8K