Congo vs Peru - Cost of Living Comparison

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Congo Peru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$559
$754
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1396
$1853
🏠 One person rent
$237
$323
🏘️ Family rent
$444
$557
🍽️ Food expenses
$208
$235
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.3
$127
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$396
$374
💸 GDP per capita
$2649
$7126
😃 Human freedom index
5.41
7.56
❤️ Life expectancy
63.5
72.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
22
33
🌐 English speaking %
0%
8%
🎓 Higher education
21
69
😀 Quality of life
20
44
🏙️ Population
5.26M
29.4M

The average cost of living in the Congo ($559) is 26% less expensive than in Peru ($754). the Congo ranked 162nd vs 121st for Peru in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in the Congo compared to 0.5 months in Peru. Ranked 170th and 105th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Congo vs Peru

We calculate prices for the Congo and Peru as a population-weighted mean of 6 and 32 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.

Congo Peru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$3.74
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.7
$19.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.69
$4.81
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.78
$2.08
 Cappuccino
$1.8
$3.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.59
$0.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$240
$363
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$154
$235
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$500
$667
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$323
$429
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.1
$34.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59.6
$52.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26.3
$27.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.26%
10.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$1736
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$910
$1340
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.9
$30.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.58
$15.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$1.44
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.13
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.74
$1.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$0.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$2.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.85
$7.17
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.18
$4.68
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.63
$8.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$1.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$0.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$2.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.61
$8.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.4
$1.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.69
$4.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.73
$6.24
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.06
$4.51
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.25
$1.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.5
$30.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.35
$5.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.5
$24
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.52
$6.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$31
$41.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$62.6
$72.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$123
$185
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3741
$5237

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Cities Comparison in the Congo vs Peru

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Congo

City Cost of living Population
Brazzaville
$567
1.83M
Pointe-Noire
$548
829K
Kayes
$514
62.5K
Madingou
$513
27.5K
Gamboma
$511
19.7K
Kinkala
$512
16.1K

In Peru

City Cost of living Population
Lima
$917
9.94M
Callao
$772
1.13M
Arequipa
$554
1.01M
Trujillo
$605
920K
Cusco
$666
428K
Iquitos
$723
378K
Chimbote
$491
498K
Cajamarca
$471
201K
Tacna
$387
286K
Juliaca
$506
307K
Chiclayo
$503
553K
Tarapoto
$516
240K
Piura
$587
473K
Ica
$619
282K
Huancayo
$531
378K
Pucallpa
$504
326K
Huacho
$635
201K
Huanuco
$526
197K
Puno
$470
129K
Ayacucho
$481
216K
Paita
$547
179K
Puerto Maldonado
$556
85K
Sullana
$536
162K
Pisco
$585
110K
Jaen
$500
81.6K
Huaraz
$461
119K
Huaral
$683
79K
Abancay
$578
72.3K
Tumbes
$467
96.9K
Talara
$525
91.4K