Cameroon vs Guinea-Bissau - Cost of Living Comparison

Cameroon Guinea-Bissau
🚶 Cost of living one person
$560
$628
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1455
$1434
🏠 One person rent
$225
$314
🏘️ Family rent
$462
$515
🍽️ Food expenses
$227
$198
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$40.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$247
$1000
💸 GDP per capita
$1537
$728
😃 Human freedom index
5.63
6.77
❤️ Life expectancy
59.6
58.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
21
🌐 English speaking %
38%
2.9%
🎓 Higher education
43
1
😀 Quality of life
27
27
🏙️ Population
24.1M
1.86M

The average cost of living in Cameroon ($560) is 11% less expensive than in Guinea-Bissau ($628). Cameroon ranked 154th vs 135th for Guinea-Bissau 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 1.6 months in Guinea-Bissau. Ranked 167th and 166th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cameroon vs Guinea-Bissau

We calculate prices for Cameroon and Guinea-Bissau as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 2 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 Guinea-Bissau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.54
$4.66
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.6
$18.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.29
$3.31
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$1.26
 Cappuccino
$1.47
$2.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.81
$1.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$356
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$113
$220
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$522
$407
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$437
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49
$32.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.9
$49.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$34.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.73%
12.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1039
$1535
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$293
$1308
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.49
$6.57
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$1.55
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
$0.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$0.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$5.63
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.36
$2.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$5.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$2.46
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.18
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$2.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.79
$6.23
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$1.27
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.14
$3.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$2.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$1.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.4
$51.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.98
$1.57
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.88
$4.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.1
$84.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$52.1
$77.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$191
$85.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1615
$2665

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Cities Comparison in Cameroon vs Guinea-Bissau

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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 Guinea-Bissau

City Cost of living Population
Bissau
$631
492K
Bafata
$557
22.5K