Calgary vs Yaounde - Cost of Living Comparison

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Calgary Yaounde
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2111
$550
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4842
$1630
🏠 One person rent
$1206
$202
🏘️ Family rent
$1949
$595
🍽️ Food expenses
$582
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$188
$58.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3521
$360
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
53
26
😀 Quality of life
91
42
🏙️ Population
1.31M
2.44M

The cost of living in Calgary is 284% more expensive than in Yaounde. Cities ranked 1562nd and 8151st ($2111 vs $550) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 33rd and 8th in Canada and Cameroon, respectively. Check Canada vs Cameroon comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Calgary compared to 0.7 months in Yaounde. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Yaounde ranked 1st in Cameroon, while ranked 64th and 6876th among best cities to live in the world.

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Calgary Yaounde
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.2
$4.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.7
$32.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.5
$3.25
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.58
$1.02
 Cappuccino
$3.88
$1.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.09
$1.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1166
$121
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$932
$110
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1999
$926
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1544
$375
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$161
$36.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$248
$57.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$52.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.4%
5.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3924
$989
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3245
$202
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.71
$0.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.3
$16.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.4
$3.72
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.16
$2.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.46
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.8
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$3.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$5.23
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$4.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
$1.18
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.43
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
$5.36
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.5
$1.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.56
$3.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.22
$2.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.5
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$58.7
$22.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$8.12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.1
$20.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$20
$9.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$63
$22.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$29.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$945
$213
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22009
$2511

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Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1872
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1693
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1695
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1707
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1520
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1715
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1741
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$2808
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1690
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$2320
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$2313
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1728
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$2060
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1872
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$2493
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$2028
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1793
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$2031
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1864
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1556
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1566
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1868
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1771
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1585
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1908
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1795
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1275
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$2365
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1599
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1987
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2389
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$2060
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$2278
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$2236
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$2063
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$2114
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2584
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2271
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1891
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1740

Cities near Yaounde

Distance City Cost of living
203 km or 126 mi Douala
$1296
217 km or 135 mi Bafoussam
$763
245 km or 152 mi Kumba
$861
256 km or 159 mi Buea
$584
256 km or 159 mi Limbe
$673
275 km or 171 mi Bamenda
$433
297 km or 185 mi Bata
$1237
305 km or 189 mi Malabo
$991
374 km or 233 mi Calabar
$313
448 km or 278 mi Ngaoundere
$546
449 km or 279 mi Libreville
$696
475 km or 295 mi Berberati
$462
481 km or 299 mi Aba
$335
484 km or 301 mi Umuahia
$491
511 km or 317 mi Port Harcourt
$497
529 km or 329 mi Owerri
$813
530 km or 329 mi Enugu
$387
558 km or 346 mi Awka
$500
584 km or 363 mi Onitsha
$577
593 km or 368 mi Port-Gentil
$654
640 km or 398 mi Garoua
$626
660 km or 410 mi Sao Tome
$859
665 km or 413 mi Warri
$522
669 km or 415 mi Trindade
$860
709 km or 440 mi Benin
$450
729 km or 453 mi Abuja
$378
735 km or 457 mi Jos
$432
738 km or 459 mi Mubi
$295
741 km or 461 mi Bauchi
$407
748 km or 465 mi Gamboma
$511
754 km or 468 mi Owo
$401
783 km or 487 mi Bangui
$493
795 km or 494 mi Akure
$371
809 km or 503 mi Maroua
$610
813 km or 505 mi Ado Ekiti
$383
831 km or 516 mi Bongor
$469
842 km or 523 mi Minna
$450
862 km or 535 mi Mbandaka
$827
867 km or 539 mi Kaduna
$312
867 km or 539 mi Ife
$397