Calgary vs Kinshasa - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Kinshasa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$1085
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2907
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$574
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$1522
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$147
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$583
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
54
30
😀 Quality of life
93
28
🏙️ Population
1.24M
11.9M

The cost of living in Calgary is 73% more expensive than in Kinshasa. Cities ranked 1847th and 4329th ($1881 vs $1085) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 1st in Canada and the DR Congo, respectively. Check Canada vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 0.5 months in Kinshasa. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Kinshasa ranked 1st in the DR Congo, while ranked 48th and 8700th among best cities to live in the world.

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Calgary Kinshasa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$20
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$5.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$2.32
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$5.68
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$481
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$382
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$2209
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$1038
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$143
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$222
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$28.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
8.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$4607
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$2452
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.17
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$76.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$3.15
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.8
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.22
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$2.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$4.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$8.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$3.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$1.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$0.95
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$1.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.67
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$16.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$1.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$3.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$2.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$4.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$1.85
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$87.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$4.29
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$59.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$5.81
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$36.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$44.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$143
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$1990

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$1994
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429 km or 266 mi Penticton
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440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
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$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
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$1766
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$1813
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$1513
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$1344
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$1402
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$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
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$1530
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$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
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$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
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$1758

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Distance City Cost of living
8 km or 5 mi Brazzaville
$560
61 km or 38 mi Kinkala
$499
114 km or 71 mi Mbanza-Ngungu
$853
197 km or 122 mi Madingou
$500
225 km or 140 mi Kayes
$500
260 km or 162 mi Gamboma
$499
261 km or 162 mi Matadi
$878
302 km or 188 mi Boma
$861
371 km or 230 mi Cabinda
$953
386 km or 240 mi Pointe-Noire
$536
396 km or 246 mi Kikwit
$865
421 km or 262 mi N'zeto
$1047
460 km or 286 mi Ambriz
$1045
551 km or 343 mi Luanda
$1230
590 km or 366 mi Mbandaka
$906
650 km or 404 mi Tshikapa
$965
809 km or 503 mi Kananga
$964
829 km or 515 mi Port-Gentil
$573
836 km or 520 mi Libreville
$612
914 km or 568 mi Lobito
$1020
924 km or 574 mi Bata
$988
937 km or 582 mi Benguela
$1066
938 km or 583 mi Mbuji-Mayi
$950
939 km or 584 mi Huambo
$1071
948 km or 589 mi Mwene-Ditu
$864
958 km or 595 mi Berberati
$481
971 km or 603 mi Luena
$1047
977 km or 607 mi Gemena
$856
995 km or 618 mi Gandajika
$854
1004 km or 624 mi Yaounde
$723
1033 km or 642 mi Bangui
$519
1075 km or 668 mi Bumba
$853
1085 km or 674 mi Sao Tome
$792
1090 km or 677 mi Trindade
$813
1121 km or 697 mi Douala
$549
1149 km or 714 mi Limbe
$370
1156 km or 718 mi Malabo
$715
1162 km or 722 mi Buea
$346
1187 km or 737 mi Kindu
$861
1191 km or 740 mi Kumba
$451