Cameroon vs East Timor - Cost of Living Comparison

Cameroon East Timor
🚶 Cost of living one person
$560
$503
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1455
$1206
🏠 One person rent
$225
$229
🏘️ Family rent
$462
$405
🍽️ Food expenses
$227
$192
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$28.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$247
$312
💸 GDP per capita
$1537
$1443
😃 Human freedom index
5.63
7.22
❤️ Life expectancy
59.6
69.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
41
🌐 English speaking %
38%
9%
🎓 Higher education
43
10
😀 Quality of life
27
31
🏙️ Population
24.1M
1.3M

The average cost of living in Cameroon ($560) is 11% more expensive than in East Timor ($503). Cameroon ranked 154th vs 177th for East Timor 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 0.6 months in East Timor. Ranked 167th and 157th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cameroon vs East Timor

We calculate prices for Cameroon and East Timor as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 4 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 East Timor
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.54
$3.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.6
$18.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.29
$4.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$1.63
 Cappuccino
$1.47
$1.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.81
$0.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$217
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$113
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$522
$438
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$283
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49
$36.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.9
$55.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$35
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.73%
12.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1039
$920
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$293
$547
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$17.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.49
$6.81
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$5.67
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.36
$4.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$6.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$1.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.79
$6.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$2.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.14
$3.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.4
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.98
$3.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$19.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.88
$4.07
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.1
$29.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$52.1
$59.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$191
$94.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1615
$2742

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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 East Timor

City Cost of living Population
Dili
$504
222K
Maliana
$494
15.8K
Baucau
$493
15K
Ainaro
$494
5.45K