Cameroon vs Nicaragua - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cameroon Nicaragua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$825
$682
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2167
$1602
🏠 One person rent
$383
$298
🏘️ Family rent
$811
$458
🍽️ Food expenses
$299
$277
🚐 Transport expenses
$60.1
$38.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$241
$302
💸 GDP per capita
$1563
$2255
😃 Human freedom index
5.3
5.48
❤️ Life expectancy
60.3
73.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
17
🌐 English speaking %
38%
1%
🎓 Higher education
42
32
😀 Quality of life
19
29
🏙️ Population
24.1M
5.14M

The average cost of living in Cameroon ($825) is 21% more expensive than in Nicaragua ($682). Cameroon ranked 104th vs 138th for Nicaragua 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 0.4 months in Nicaragua. Ranked 173rd and 150th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cameroon vs Nicaragua

We calculate prices for Cameroon and Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.26
$6.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.6
$20.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.14
$5.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.38
$1.39
 Cappuccino
$1.4
$2.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.41
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$344
$292
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$234
$184
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1058
$507
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$309
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$70.6
$34.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$109
$52.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$56.5
$57.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.93%
14.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1341
$870
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$533
$742
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.65
$0.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.7
$16.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.35
$6.39
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
$1.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.32
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.79
$1.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$4.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.37
$4.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$7.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.83
$4.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$2.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$2.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.93
$9.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.11
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.85
$2.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.04
$5.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.02
$3.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.75
$2.58
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.81
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26
$32.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.68
$4.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.4
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.06
$4.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$53
$45.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94
$71.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$346
$153
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2618
$5316

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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 Nicaragua

City Cost of living Population
Managua
$744
937K
Leon
$609
174K
Masaya
$724
140K
Matagalpa
$549
133K
Chinandega
$621
122K
Esteli
$592
112K
Granada
$737
105K
Jinotega
$458
99.4K
Juigalpa
$654
51.8K
San Juan del Sur
$800
14.7K