Cameroon vs El Salvador - Cost of Living Comparison

Cameroon El Salvador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$560
$853
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1455
$1917
🏠 One person rent
$225
$408
🏘️ Family rent
$462
$614
🍽️ Food expenses
$227
$285
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$80.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$247
$386
💸 GDP per capita
$1537
$3799
😃 Human freedom index
5.63
7.39
❤️ Life expectancy
59.6
73.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
34
🌐 English speaking %
38%
1%
🎓 Higher education
43
41
😀 Quality of life
27
31
🏙️ Population
24.1M
6.42M

The average cost of living in Cameroon ($560) is 34% less expensive than in El Salvador ($853). Cameroon ranked 154th vs 89th for El Salvador 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 0.5 months in El Salvador. Ranked 167th and 154th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cameroon vs El Salvador

We calculate prices for Cameroon and El Salvador as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 10 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 El Salvador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.54
$4.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.6
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.29
$5.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$1.47
$2.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.81
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$466
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$113
$290
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$522
$644
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$475
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49
$41.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.9
$63.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$41.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.73%
11.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1039
$1117
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$293
$875
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.49
$25.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$7.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.36
$5.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$8.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$2.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$2.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.79
$9.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.14
$6.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$2.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.4
$26.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.98
$4.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.88
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.1
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$52.1
$82.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$191
$86
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1615
$3858

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cameroon

City Cost of living Population
Yaounde
$723
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Douala
$549
2.45M
Garoua
$459
1.75M
Bafoussam
$488
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Bamenda
$387
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Maroua
$453
201K
Ngaoundere
$426
190K
Kumba
$451
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Buea
$346
131K
Limbe
$370
84.2K

In El Salvador

City Cost of living Population
San Salvador
$965
568K
Usulutan
$836
379K
Soyapango
$816
241K
San Miguel
$645
218K
Santa Ana
$909
270K
Mejicanos
$750
141K
Santa Tecla
$865
135K
Apopa
$830
131K
Ahuachapan
$870
111K
Sonsonate
$794
71.5K