Congo vs Singapore - Cost of Living Comparison

Congo Singapore
🚶 Cost of living one person
$550
$2420
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1353
$5494
🏠 One person rent
$241
$1594
🏘️ Family rent
$437
$2828
🍽️ Food expenses
$196
$473
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.9
$216
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$355
$4341
💸 GDP per capita
$1846
$59798
😃 Human freedom index
5.55
7.98
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
83.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
21
85
🌐 English speaking %
0%
75.2%
🎓 Higher education
22
96
😀 Quality of life
23
96
🏙️ Population
5.26M
5.87M

The average cost of living in the Congo ($550) is 77% less expensive than in Singapore ($2420). the Congo ranked 157th vs 4th for Singapore 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 the Congo compared to 1.8 months in Singapore. Ranked 176th and 1st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Congo vs Singapore

We calculate prices for the Congo and Singapore as a population-weighted mean of 6 and 2 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 Singapore
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.14
$9.11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.5
$52.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$5.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.68
$7.64
 Cappuccino
$1.73
$4.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.59
$1.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$239
$1908
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$155
$1364
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$492
$3927
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$313
$2343
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.7
$88.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.3
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.3
$32.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.76%
2.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1341
$19615
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$783
$9189
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
$1.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.8
$84.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.49
$8.83
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$2.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.07
$2.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.74
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.49
$2.85
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.37
$19.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$8.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.45
$18.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$3.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$2.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$3.43
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$2.04
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
$0.87
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$2.11
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.39
$22.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$3.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.46
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.33
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$2.16
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.15
$3.45
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.6
$84.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.13
$9.32
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.5
$53.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.3
$24.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$31.2
$68.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.5
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$119
$927
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3734
$22729

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Cities Comparison in the Congo vs Singapore

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Congo

City Cost of living Population
Brazzaville
$560
1.83M
Pointe-Noire
$536
829K
Kayes
$500
62.5K
Madingou
$500
27.5K
Gamboma
$499
19.7K
Kinkala
$499
16.1K

In Singapore

City Cost of living Population
Singapore City
$2433
5.87M
Bukit Merah
$1915
152K