Central African Republic vs Libya - Cost of Living Comparison

Central African Republic Libya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$515
$398
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1243
$980
🏠 One person rent
$229
$152
🏘️ Family rent
$411
$265
🍽️ Food expenses
$187
$154
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.8
$43.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$292
$273
💸 GDP per capita
$493
$3699
😃 Human freedom index
5.62
5.05
❤️ Life expectancy
53.7
73.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
24
17
🌐 English speaking %
3%
2%
🎓 Higher education
11
31
😀 Quality of life
8
32
🏙️ Population
4.66M
6.68M

The average cost of living in the Central African Republic ($515) is 29% more expensive than in Libya ($398). the Central African Republic ranked 172nd vs 192nd for Libya in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in the Central African Republic compared to 0.7 months in Libya. Ranked 197th and 153rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Central African Republic vs Libya

We calculate prices for the Central African Republic and Libya as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 13 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.

Central African Republic Libya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.84
$3.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.7
$20.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.4
$2.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.62
$0.71
 Cappuccino
$1.53
$0.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.56
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$218
$140
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$142
$102
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$455
$326
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$288
$186
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.3
$16.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$53.3
$24.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.9
$26.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.26%
10.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1046
$747
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$584
$311
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.8
$17.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.5
$8.91
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
$0.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
$0.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$0.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.43
$1.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.62
$5.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$3.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.86
$7.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.02
$1.54
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$0.81
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$0.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.17
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.83
$1.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.31
$0.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.34
$2.13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.02
$3.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$1.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.08
$0.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.1
$21.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.93
$3.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$21.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.97
$1.46
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.2
$27.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58
$53.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$86.3
$53.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2751
$1046

Cities Comparison in the Central African Republic vs Libya

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Central African Republic

City Cost of living Population
Bangui
$519
889K
Berberati
$481
76.9K
Bria
$481
35.2K

In Libya

City Cost of living Population
Tripoli
$457
1.13M
Benghazi
$427
632K
Ajdabiya
$438
416K
Misrata
$304
386K
Al-Khums
$339
202K
Gharyan
$337
188K
Sabratha
$332
102K
Tobruk
$353
136K
Derna
$412
128K
Zawiya
$309
199K
Sabha
$354
99K
Zuwarah
$332
80.3K
Yafran
$331
72.7K