Cameroon vs Myanmar - Cost of Living Comparison

Cameroon Myanmar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$560
$822
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1455
$1874
🏠 One person rent
$225
$480
🏘️ Family rent
$462
$774
🍽️ Food expenses
$227
$208
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$70.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$247
$591
💸 GDP per capita
$1537
$1468
😃 Human freedom index
5.63
5.78
❤️ Life expectancy
59.6
67.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
28
🌐 English speaking %
38%
4.5%
🎓 Higher education
43
20
😀 Quality of life
27
42
🏙️ Population
24.1M
53.4M

The average cost of living in Cameroon ($560) is 32% less expensive than in Myanmar ($822). Cameroon ranked 154th vs 97th for Myanmar 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 0.7 months in Myanmar. Ranked 167th and 119th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cameroon vs Myanmar

We calculate prices for Cameroon and Myanmar as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 12 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 Myanmar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.54
$3.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.6
$16.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.29
$4.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$1.47
$2.15
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.81
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$928
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$113
$272
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$522
$987
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$609
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49
$23
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.9
$35.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$53.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.73%
12.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1039
$709
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$293
$230
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$14.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.49
$9.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
$1.03
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
$1.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$9.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.36
$4.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$8.67
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$1.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.82
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$1.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$0.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.79
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$1.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.14
$1.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$3.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$1.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$0.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.4
$40.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.98
$3.58
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$22.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.88
$2.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.1
$38.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$52.1
$77.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$191
$384
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1615
$7375

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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 Myanmar

City Cost of living Population
Yangon
$869
5.43M
Mandalay
$790
1.23M
Naypyidaw
$790
1.16M
Hpa-an
$757
422K
Taunggyi
$755
382K
Mawlamyine
$747
289K
Bago
$744
284K
Myeik
$746
284K
Myitkyina
$728
243K
Monywa
$755
207K
Sittwe
$737
181K
Pathein
$787
170K