Cameroon vs New Zealand - Cost of Living Comparison

Cameroon New Zealand
🚶 Cost of living one person
$560
$1669
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1455
$3920
🏠 One person rent
$225
$929
🏘️ Family rent
$462
$1653
🍽️ Food expenses
$227
$482
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$247
$2904
💸 GDP per capita
$1537
$41441
😃 Human freedom index
5.63
9.01
❤️ Life expectancy
59.6
82.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
88
🌐 English speaking %
38%
97.8%
🎓 Higher education
43
91
😀 Quality of life
27
79
🏙️ Population
24.1M
5.11M

The average cost of living in Cameroon ($560) is 66% less expensive than in New Zealand ($1669). Cameroon ranked 154th vs 19th for New Zealand 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 1.7 months in New Zealand. Ranked 167th and 16th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cameroon vs New Zealand

We calculate prices for Cameroon and New Zealand as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 31 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 New Zealand
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.54
$13.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.6
$61.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.29
$8.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$5.9
 Cappuccino
$1.47
$3.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.81
$2.2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$930
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$113
$760
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$522
$1672
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$1423
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49
$84.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.9
$129
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$51.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.73%
4.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1039
$5251
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$293
$3956
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$2.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$95.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.49
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
$1.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
$4.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$8.63
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.36
$8.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$2.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$3.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.7
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$2.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.79
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$2.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.14
$9.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$3.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$2.12
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$2.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.4
$40.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.98
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$35.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.88
$15.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.1
$68.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$52.1
$94.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$191
$721
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1615
$10668

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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 New Zealand

City Cost of living Population
Auckland
$2043
1.47M
Wellington
$1893
419K
Manukau
$1320
376K
Christchurch
$1643
383K
Waitakere
$1361
208K
Hamilton
$1461
177K
Tauranga
$1561
135K
Lower Hutt
$1455
103K
Palmerston North
$1242
81.5K
Napier
$1209
66.3K
Dunedin
$1223
106K
New Plymouth
$1342
57.6K
Invercargill
$1191
50.2K
Hibiscus Coast
$1386
59.8K
Nelson
$1468
49.3K
Hastings
$1011
49K
Rotorua
$1276
58.5K
Porirua
$920
59.6K
Whangarei
$1401
54.4K
Upper Hutt
$1378
44.3K
Gisborne
$1544
37K
Whanganui
$1504
42.2K
Paraparaumu
$1388
30.1K
Timaru
$1867
28.7K
Pukekohe
$1234
26.5K
Blenheim
$1384
28.2K
Taupo
$1410
25.4K
Queenstown
$1793
16K
Masterton
$1248
21.4K
Wanaka
$1135
8.9K