Charlotte vs Douala - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Douala
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$549
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$1601
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$201
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$526
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$249
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$39.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$181
😷 Air quality
Good
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
68
21
😀 Quality of life
89
38
🏙️ Population
875K
2.45M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 271% more expensive than in Douala. Cities ranked 463rd and 7921st ($2038 vs $549) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 2nd in the United States and Cameroon, respectively. Check the United States vs Cameroon comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 0.3 months in Douala. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Douala ranked 1st in Cameroon, while ranked 111th and 7487th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Douala

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Charlotte Douala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$3.89
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$31.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$3.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$0.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$0.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$188
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$90.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$748
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$326
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$47.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$72.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$43.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
9.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$1457
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$465
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$3.87
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$3.51
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$2.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$0.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$1.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$1.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$17.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$5.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$4.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$3.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$0.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$0.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$2.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$5.41
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$2.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$8.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$3.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$29.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$7.73
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$19.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$7.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$24.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$48.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$306
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$1632

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Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 10 mi Matthews
$1934
17 km or 11 mi Mint Hill
$1947
20 km or 13 mi Huntersville
$1946
23 km or 14 mi Indian Trail
$1948
28 km or 18 mi Cornelius
$1843
30 km or 18 mi Concord
$1876
31 km or 19 mi Gastonia
$1828
36 km or 22 mi Kannapolis
$1934
36 km or 22 mi Rock Hill
$1694
38 km or 23 mi Monroe
$1939
40 km or 25 mi Mooresville
$1919
57 km or 35 mi Lancaster
$2033
59 km or 37 mi Salisbury
$1949
62 km or 39 mi Statesville
$1944
63 km or 39 mi Shelby
$1911
72 km or 45 mi Hickory
$1641
94 km or 58 mi Forest
$1947
101 km or 63 mi Thomasville
$1508
104 km or 64 mi Rockingham
$1946
104 km or 65 mi Spartanburg
$1725
108 km or 67 mi Asheboro
$1950
111 km or 69 mi Winston-Salem
$1724
113 km or 70 mi High Point
$1642
120 km or 75 mi Kernersville
$1872
130 km or 81 mi Greer
$1940
132 km or 82 mi Greensboro
$1640
138 km or 86 mi Columbia
$1956
142 km or 88 mi Mauldin
$1938
143 km or 89 mi Lexington
$1948
147 km or 91 mi Greenville
$1750
152 km or 94 mi Florence
$2021
152 km or 95 mi Sumter
$1275
154 km or 96 mi Sanford
$1360
159 km or 99 mi Burlington
$1949
160 km or 99 mi Asheville
$2262
166 km or 103 mi Greenwood
$1937
176 km or 109 mi Fayetteville
$1570
179 km or 111 mi Chapel Hill
$2494
180 km or 112 mi Lumberton
$1820
184 km or 114 mi Anderson
$1764

Cities near Douala

Distance City Cost of living
53 km or 33 mi Buea
$346
54 km or 33 mi Limbe
$370
71 km or 44 mi Kumba
$451
108 km or 67 mi Malabo
$715
176 km or 110 mi Bafoussam
$488
182 km or 113 mi Calabar
$655
203 km or 126 mi Yaounde
$723
216 km or 134 mi Bamenda
$387
245 km or 152 mi Bata
$988
285 km or 177 mi Aba
$659
296 km or 184 mi Umuahia
$755
309 km or 192 mi Port Harcourt
$854
336 km or 209 mi Owerri
$1669
361 km or 224 mi Enugu
$938
377 km or 234 mi Awka
$748
400 km or 248 mi Onitsha
$501
408 km or 253 mi Libreville
$612
467 km or 290 mi Warri
$518
518 km or 322 mi Benin
$924
529 km or 328 mi Sao Tome
$792
536 km or 333 mi Trindade
$813
540 km or 335 mi Port-Gentil
$573
563 km or 350 mi Ngaoundere
$426
573 km or 356 mi Owo
$745
608 km or 378 mi Abuja
$1305
612 km or 381 mi Akure
$662
635 km or 395 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
660 km or 410 mi Jos
$780
675 km or 419 mi Berberati
$481
683 km or 425 mi Ife
$774
697 km or 433 mi Bauchi
$567
702 km or 436 mi Osogbo
$548
709 km or 441 mi Minna
$669
712 km or 443 mi Garoua
$459
740 km or 460 mi Ibadan
$941
747 km or 464 mi Lagos
$1417
754 km or 469 mi Ilorin
$753
762 km or 473 mi Kaduna
$649
764 km or 475 mi Oyo
$646
783 km or 486 mi Abeokuta
$1274