Cost of Living in N'Djamena

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$527
$1287
🛋️ Without rent
$299
$880
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$228
$407
🍽️ Food
$200
$523
🚐 Transport
$48.2
$134
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$390
😀 Quality of life
11
🏙️ Population
1.09M

The average cost of living in N'Djamena is $527, which is in the top 11% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8246th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 5 in Chad.

The median after-tax salary is $390, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months. Ranked 9248th (TOP 100%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Chad. With an estimated population of 1.09M, N'Djamena is the 1st largest city in Chad.

Why living in N'Djamena is so expensive? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in N'Djamena for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 3 km N'Djamena International Airport
😷 Air quality Unhealthy 89.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 7256 University of N'Djamena
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Prices in N'Djamena

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
 Cappuccino
$1.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$221
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$453
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$284
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1419
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$745
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.79
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.82
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.19
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$60.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$104
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3840

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