Cameroon vs Taiwan - Cost of Living Comparison

Cameroon Taiwan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$560
$981
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1455
$2749
🏠 One person rent
$225
$371
🏘️ Family rent
$462
$835
🍽️ Food expenses
$227
$394
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$105
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$247
$1386
💸 GDP per capita
$1537
$24828
😃 Human freedom index
5.63
8.68
❤️ Life expectancy
59.6
80.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
27
68
🌐 English speaking %
38%
30%
🎓 Higher education
43
91
😀 Quality of life
27
80
🏙️ Population
24.1M
23.6M

The average cost of living in Cameroon ($560) is 43% less expensive than in Taiwan ($981). Cameroon ranked 154th vs 68th for Taiwan 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 1.4 months in Taiwan. Ranked 167th and 13th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cameroon vs Taiwan

We calculate prices for Cameroon and Taiwan as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 17 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 Taiwan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.54
$3.74
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.6
$27.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.29
$4.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$2.35
 Cappuccino
$1.47
$2.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.81
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$409
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$113
$271
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$522
$1052
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$297
$657
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49
$48.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.9
$74.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$23.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.73%
1.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1039
$6856
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$293
$4455
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.82
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$37.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.49
$9.03
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$3.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$3.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
$2.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$16.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.36
$8.56
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$21.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
$4.08
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$3.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$2.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.19
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.8
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.79
$13.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$1.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.08
$3.91
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.14
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$7.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.67
$2.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.4
$36.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.98
$9.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$46.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.88
$14.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.1
$70
👟 Brand Sneakers
$52.1
$82.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$191
$483
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1615
$10628

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Cities Comparison in Cameroon vs Taiwan

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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 Taiwan

City Cost of living Population
New Taipei
$1064
4.36M
Taipei
$1271
2.6M
Taoyuan
$854
2.44M
Kaohsiung
$914
2.73M
Taichung
$927
3.03M
Tainan
$859
1.87M
Hsinchu
$807
499K
Zhubei
$1006
194K
Chiayi
$882
252K
Changhua
$842
235K
Keelung
$973
367K
Kinmen
$828
139K
Miaoli
$708
87.7K
Taitung
$1091
109K
Douliu
$827
108K
Nantou
$828
102K
Yilan
$758
95.9K