Cameroon vs Laos - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cameroon Laos
🚶 Cost of living one person
$825
$1168
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2167
$2413
🏠 One person rent
$383
$770
🏘️ Family rent
$811
$1124
🍽️ Food expenses
$299
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$60.1
$76.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$241
$378
💸 GDP per capita
$1563
$2054
😃 Human freedom index
5.3
5.34
❤️ Life expectancy
60.3
68.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
28
🌐 English speaking %
38%
6%
🎓 Higher education
42
24
😀 Quality of life
19
25
🏙️ Population
24.1M
6.86M

The average cost of living in Cameroon ($825) is 29% less expensive than in Laos ($1168). Cameroon ranked 104th vs 56th for Laos in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cameroon compared to 0.3 months in Laos. Ranked 173rd and 160th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cameroon vs Laos

We calculate prices for Cameroon and Laos 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 Laos
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.26
$2.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.6
$37.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.14
$4.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.38
$1.06
 Cappuccino
$1.4
$1.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.41
$0.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$344
$647
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$234
$717
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1058
$1865
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$820
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$70.6
$52.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$109
$80
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$56.5
$15
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.93%
10.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1341
$3476
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$533
$876
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.65
$0.6
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$15.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.35
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.32
$1.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.79
$1.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$16.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.37
$5.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$5.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.83
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$2.25
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$0.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.93
$13.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.11
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.85
$1.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.04
$3.63
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.02
$2.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.75
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.81
$1.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26
$51.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.68
$3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.4
$17.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.06
$1.89
👖 Brand Jeans
$53
$94.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94
$76.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$346
$350
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2618
$9934

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In Cameroon

City Cost of living Population
Yaounde
$550
2.44M
Garoua
$626
1.75M
Douala
$1296
2.77M
Bafoussam
$763
600K
Bamenda
$433
270K
Ngaoundere
$546
190K
Maroua
$610
201K
Kumba
$861
144K
Buea
$584
131K
Limbe
$673
84.2K

In Laos

City Cost of living Population
Vientiane
$1177
948K
Thakhek
$1113
85K
Luang Prabang
$1121
53.8K
Vang Vieng
$1122
25K