Chad vs Mali - Cost of Living Comparison

Chad Mali
🚶 Cost of living one person
$518
$536
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1258
$1311
🏠 One person rent
$230
$238
🏘️ Family rent
$417
$433
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$190
🚐 Transport expenses
$48
$55.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$302
$327
💸 GDP per capita
$659
$862
😃 Human freedom index
5.57
6.25
❤️ Life expectancy
54.5
59.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
20
29
🌐 English speaking %
0%
0%
🎓 Higher education
17
28
😀 Quality of life
11
23
🏙️ Population
15.5M
18.5M

The average cost of living in Chad ($518) is 3% less expensive than in Mali ($536). Chad ranked 169th vs 162nd for Mali 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 Chad compared to 0.6 months in Mali. Ranked 196th and 177th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Chad vs Mali

We calculate prices for Chad and Mali as a population-weighted mean of 5 and 7 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.

Chad Mali
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.85
$2.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.8
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.42
$4.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.64
$1.65
 Cappuccino
$1.55
$1.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$219
$232
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$152
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$462
$498
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$292
$305
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.2
$34.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.3
$53.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.5
$35.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.12%
11.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1087
$1340
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$612
$752
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.9
$16.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.48
$6.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.44
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$6.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.06
$4.04
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$6.21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
$2.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.93
$7.27
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.38
$2.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$3.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.3
$23.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.93
$4.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.3
$19.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.03
$4.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.7
$28.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.5
$59.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$90.8
$104
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2943
$3476

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Cities Comparison in Chad vs Mali

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Chad

City Cost of living Population
N'Djamena
$525
1.09M
Sarh
$485
108K
Abeche
$484
76.5K
Bongor
$483
27.8K
Bol
$483
11.7K

In Mali

City Cost of living Population
Bamako
$549
2.01M
Sikasso
$495
226K
Segou
$487
131K
Bougouni
$487
59.7K
Markala
$486
46K
Koulikoro
$485
43.2K
Banamba
$486
30.6K