Cape Verde vs Rwanda - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cape Verde Rwanda
🚶 Cost of living one person
$707
$657
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1577
$1570
🏠 One person rent
$322
$311
🏘️ Family rent
$492
$529
🍽️ Food expenses
$282
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$38.8
$71.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$278
$284
💸 GDP per capita
$3754
$966
😃 Human freedom index
8
5.89
❤️ Life expectancy
74.1
66.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
64
53
🌐 English speaking %
8%
15%
🎓 Higher education
33
16
😀 Quality of life
43
30
🏙️ Population
556K
13.2M

The average cost of living in Cape Verde ($707) is 8% more expensive than in Rwanda ($657). Cape Verde ranked 133rd vs 143rd for Rwanda 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 Cape Verde compared to 0.4 months in Rwanda. Ranked 110th and 144th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Verde vs Rwanda

We calculate prices for Cape Verde and Rwanda as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 8 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 Rwanda
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.28
$3.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$41.7
$28.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.01
$6.31
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.72
$0.79
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$2.15
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.41
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$283
$402
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
$224
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$410
$748
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$312
$399
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.5
$23.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$36.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.9
$28.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
16.15%
17.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$930
$4679
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$830
$11710
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.75
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.2
$20.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$11.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.35
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.09
$0.8
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.26
$1.55
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$4.97
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.24
$5.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$3.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.6
$3.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$0.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.88
$1.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.47
$8.64
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.44
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$1.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.03
$5.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.96
$3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$0.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$1.03
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.5
$30.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.08
$3.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25
$17
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$1.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$40
$22.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.2
$36.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$75.1
$121
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1055
$6406

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In Cape Verde

City Cost of living Population
Praia
$689
159K
Mindelo
$750
70.5K
Assomada
$689
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In Rwanda

City Cost of living Population
Kigali
$685
1.16M
Gisenyi
$579
137K
Ruhengeri
$582
59.3K
Butare
$462
50.2K
Byumba
$609
34.5K
Cyangugu
$560
27.4K
Nyanza
$547
25.4K
Kibuye
$574
12.3K