Cologne vs Malabo - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Malabo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$715
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$1988
🏠 One person rent
$800
$164
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$485
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$442
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$39.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$312
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
91
9
😀 Quality of life
95
19
🏙️ Population
1.08M
187K

The cost of living in Cologne is 110% more expensive than in Malabo. Cities ranked 2657th and 6454th ($1502 vs $715) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 2nd in Germany and Equatorial Guinea, respectively. Check Germany vs Equatorial Guinea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 0.4 months in Malabo. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Malabo ranked 1st in Equatorial Guinea, while ranked 15th and 9001st among best cities to live in the world.

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Cologne Malabo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$10.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$38.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$19.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$0.78
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$6.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$1.04
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$174
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$97.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$704
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$348
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$27.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$42.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$23.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
11.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$1353
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$922
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$0.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$43
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$6.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$2.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$3.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$1.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$7.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$4.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$3.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$5.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.91
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$4.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$3.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.59
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$3.88
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$1.22
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$1.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$4.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$3.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$53
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$7.08
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$23.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$5.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$23.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$73.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$65.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$1678

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Distance City Cost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1222
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1474
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1221
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1161
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1219
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1214
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1186
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1217
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1219
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1218
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1217
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1221
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1219
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1138
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1217
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1440
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1218
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$969
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1215
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1209
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1221
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1215
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1211
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1281
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1218
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1221
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1218
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1470

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Distance City Cost of living
57 km or 36 mi Limbe
$370
69 km or 43 mi Buea
$346
108 km or 67 mi Douala
$549
123 km or 77 mi Kumba
$451
142 km or 88 mi Calabar
$655
218 km or 135 mi Aba
$659
226 km or 140 mi Port Harcourt
$854
238 km or 148 mi Bata
$988
244 km or 152 mi Umuahia
$755
264 km or 164 mi Bafoussam
$488
273 km or 169 mi Owerri
$1669
287 km or 179 mi Bamenda
$387
305 km or 189 mi Yaounde
$723
331 km or 206 mi Enugu
$938
331 km or 206 mi Awka
$748
347 km or 216 mi Onitsha
$501
381 km or 237 mi Libreville
$612
388 km or 241 mi Warri
$518
443 km or 275 mi Sao Tome
$792
450 km or 279 mi Trindade
$813
451 km or 281 mi Benin
$924
497 km or 309 mi Port-Gentil
$573
520 km or 323 mi Owo
$745
555 km or 345 mi Akure
$662
583 km or 362 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
606 km or 377 mi Abuja
$1305
622 km or 387 mi Ife
$774
645 km or 401 mi Osogbo
$548
664 km or 413 mi Ngaoundere
$426
666 km or 414 mi Lagos
$1417
673 km or 418 mi Ibadan
$941
687 km or 427 mi Jos
$780
696 km or 433 mi Minna
$669
702 km or 436 mi Oyo
$646
705 km or 438 mi Ilorin
$753
709 km or 441 mi Abeokuta
$1274
739 km or 459 mi Bauchi
$567
746 km or 464 mi Porto-Novo
$593
762 km or 473 mi Cotonou
$681
767 km or 477 mi Kaduna
$649