Cape Verde vs Gambia - Cost of Living Comparison

Cape Verde Gambia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$695
$425
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1533
$993
🏠 One person rent
$336
$159
🏘️ Family rent
$499
$228
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$186
🚐 Transport expenses
$38.3
$25.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$320
$71.2
💸 GDP per capita
$3064
$773
😃 Human freedom index
8.26
6.88
❤️ Life expectancy
73.2
62.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
58
37
🌐 English speaking %
8%
2.3%
🎓 Higher education
31
35
😀 Quality of life
38
21
🏙️ Population
556K
2.21M

The average cost of living in Cape Verde ($695) is 64% more expensive than in the Gambia ($425). Cape Verde ranked 121st vs 188th for the Gambia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cape Verde compared to 0.2 months in the Gambia. Ranked 130th and 183rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Verde vs the Gambia

We calculate prices for Cape Verde and the Gambia as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 3 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.

Cape Verde Gambia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.66
$1.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.2
$20.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.04
$5.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$1.35
 Cappuccino
$1.35
$1.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.05
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$285
$91.9
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$197
$31
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$175
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$81.8
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$75.2
$21.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$116
$32.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.3
$94.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
19.95%
5.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$967
$5636
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$707
$2828
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.67
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.7
$19.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.5
$8.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.41
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.89
$0.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.22
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$6.88
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.2
$3.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.73
$4.12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$0.94
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.95
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.87
$3.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.6
$1.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.8
$3.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.1
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.56
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.3
$23.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.06
$5.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.9
$18.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.44
$3.95
👖 Brand Jeans
$36.3
$27.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.7
$55.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$74.1
$27.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3304
$2395

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Praia
$683
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Assomada
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In the Gambia

City Cost of living Population
Brikama
$437
101K
Banjul
$450
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Lamin
$358
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