Cameroon vs Canada - Cost of Living Comparison

Cameroon Canada
🚶 Cost of living one person
$560
$1832
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1455
$4256
🏠 One person rent
$225
$1065
🏘️ Family rent
$462
$1824
🍽️ Food expenses
$227
$513
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$128
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$247
$3381
💸 GDP per capita
$1537
$43258
😃 Human freedom index
5.63
8.85
❤️ Life expectancy
59.6
81.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
74
🌐 English speaking %
38%
82.1%
🎓 Higher education
43
99
😀 Quality of life
27
82
🏙️ Population
24.1M
37M

The average cost of living in Cameroon ($560) is 69% less expensive than in Canada ($1832). Cameroon ranked 154th vs 14th for Canada in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Cameroon compared to 1.8 months in Canada. Ranked 167th and 7th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cameroon vs Canada

We calculate prices for Cameroon and Canada as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 153 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.

Cameroon Canada
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.54
$14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.6
$62.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.29
$9.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$5.11
 Cappuccino
$1.47
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.81
$1.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$1053
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$113
$885
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$522
$1892
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$1564
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49
$88.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.9
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$58
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.73%
5.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1039
$5829
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$293
$4449
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$2.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$82.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.49
$16.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$1.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$2.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
$2.22
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$2.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
$3.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.36
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$3.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$3.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$3.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$2.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$1.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.79
$12.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$2.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.14
$9.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$4.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$2.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.4
$39.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.98
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$76
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.88
$16
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.1
$53.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$52.1
$84.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$191
$864
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1615
$13499

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Cities Comparison in Cameroon vs Canada

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In Canada

City Cost of living Population
Toronto
$2286
2.73M
Calgary
$1881
1.24M
Montreal
$1727
1.76M
Edmonton
$1692
933K
Ottawa
$1867
934K
Brampton
$1957
594K
Vancouver
$2298
631K
Mississauga
$2225
722K
Quebec City
$1249
549K
Surrey
$1950
518K
Winnipeg
$1582
705K
Hamilton
$1926
537K
Halifax
$1926
403K
Laval
$1389
438K
London
$1712
384K
Longueuil
$1411
254K
Markham
$2466
329K
Vaughan
$2378
306K
Oshawa
$1649
159K
Saskatoon
$1513
246K
Burnaby
$2209
233K
Greater Sudbury
$1446
162K
Richmond
$1869
198K
Kitchener
$1693
233K
Richmond Hill
$2166
195K
Regina
$1502
215K
Burlington
$2146
183K
Gatineau
$1490
291K
Oakville
$2191
194K
Windsor
$1812
217K