Cost of Living in Bafoussam | Cameroon

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$571
$1485
🛋️ Without rent
$342
$1032
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$228
$453
🍽️ Food
$262
$708
🚐 Transport
$26.5
$72.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$214
🏙️ Population
291k

The average cost of living in Bafoussam is $571, which is in the top 22% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7225th out of 9294 in our global list and 3rd out of 10 in Cameroon.

The median after-tax salary is $214, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 9001st (TOP 97%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in Cameroon. With an estimated population of 291k, Bafoussam is the 4th largest city in Cameroon.

Why living in Bafoussam costs 2.7 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Bafoussam for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport10 kmBafoussam Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate21.7 µg/m³
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Prices in Bafoussam

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.27
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.16
☕ Cappuccino
$1.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.93

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$109
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$429
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$57.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$693
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$191

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.84
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.06
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.46
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.12
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$41.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$913