Cameroon vs Nicaragua - Cost of Living Comparison

Cameroon Nicaragua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$560
$625
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1455
$1543
🏠 One person rent
$225
$264
🏘️ Family rent
$462
$472
🍽️ Food expenses
$227
$248
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$48.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$247
$391
💸 GDP per capita
$1537
$1905
😃 Human freedom index
5.63
6.24
❤️ Life expectancy
59.6
74.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
20
🌐 English speaking %
38%
1%
🎓 Higher education
43
32
😀 Quality of life
27
37
🏙️ Population
24.1M
5.14M

The average cost of living in Cameroon ($560) is 10% less expensive than in Nicaragua ($625). Cameroon ranked 154th vs 137th 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 0.4 months in Cameroon compared to 0.6 months in Nicaragua. Ranked 167th and 133rd 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
$3.54
$4.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.6
$26.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.29
$5.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$1.19
 Cappuccino
$1.47
$2.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.81
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$203
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$113
$163
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$522
$436
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$340
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49
$35.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.9
$54.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$57.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.73%
13.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1039
$1012
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$293
$616
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$16.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.49
$9.48
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$3.12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.36
$4.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$7.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$3.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$1.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.79
$9.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$2.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.14
$3.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$3.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$2.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.4
$25.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.98
$4.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$22.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.88
$6.33
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.1
$43.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$52.1
$65.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$191
$137
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1615
$4476

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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 Nicaragua

City Cost of living Population
Managua
$691
937K
Chinandega
$539
122K
Masaya
$619
140K
Matagalpa
$514
133K
Jinotega
$453
99.4K
Granada
$668
105K
Leon
$556
174K
Esteli
$509
112K
Juigalpa
$598
51.8K
San Juan del Sur
$839
14.7K