Cost of Living in Praia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$814
$1759
🛋️ Without rent
$413
$1197
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$402
$563
🍽️ Food
$302
$790
🚐 Transport
$40.9
$115
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$338
🏙️ Population
159K

The average cost of living in Praia is $814, which is in the top 35% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5988th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 3 in Cape Verde.

The median after-tax salary is $338, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 8167th (TOP 88%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Cape Verde. With an estimated population of 159K, Praia is the 1st largest city in Cape Verde.

✈️ Closest airport2 kmPraia International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate12.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank5702University of Cape Verde
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Prices in Praia

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.94
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.35
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
☕ Cappuccino
$1.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.37

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$595
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$318
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$85.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$56.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
19.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$806
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$555

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.54
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.86
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$9.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.75

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$59.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$118
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3730

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