Burundi vs Cameroon - Cost of Living Comparison

Burundi Cameroon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$508
$560
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1419
$1455
🏠 One person rent
$181
$225
🏘️ Family rent
$512
$462
🍽️ Food expenses
$236
$227
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.2
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$308
$247
💸 GDP per capita
$239
$1537
😃 Human freedom index
5.02
5.63
❤️ Life expectancy
61.9
59.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
27
🌐 English speaking %
2%
38%
🎓 Higher education
24
43
😀 Quality of life
16
27
🏙️ Population
11.5M
24.1M

The average cost of living in Burundi ($508) is 9% less expensive than in Cameroon ($560). Burundi ranked 174th vs 154th for Cameroon 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 Burundi compared to 0.4 months in Cameroon. Ranked 189th and 167th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burundi vs Cameroon

We calculate prices for Burundi and Cameroon as a population-weighted mean of 8 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.

Burundi Cameroon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$3.54
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.8
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.37
$3.29
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$1.14
 Cappuccino
$2.04
$1.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$203
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.2
$113
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$725
$522
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$385
$297
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.6
$49
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$74.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.8
$45.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.99%
7.73%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$936
$1039
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7131
$293
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.4
$13.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.76
$3.49
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$0.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.71
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.24
$5.36
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$4.83
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$3.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$1.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.35
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.4
$5.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.27
$2.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.43
$6.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$12
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.75
$1.69
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.24
$1.67
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$32.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.87
$6.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$19.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.92
$7.88
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.3
$34.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$35
$52.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$51.6
$191
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$922
$1615

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Burundi

City Cost of living Population
Bujumbura
$513
659K
Gitega
$473
41.9K
Ngozi
$481
39.9K
Bubanza
$482
20K
Muyinga
$481
9.61K
Makamba
$481
9.4K
Ruyigi
$481
7.14K
Rutana
$482
5.87K

In Cameroon

City Cost of living Population
Yaounde
$723
2.44M
Douala
$549
2.45M
Garoua
$459
1.75M
Bafoussam
$488
600K
Bamenda
$387
270K
Maroua
$453
201K
Ngaoundere
$426
190K
Kumba
$451
144K
Buea
$346
131K
Limbe
$370
84.2K