Djibouti vs Senegal - Cost of Living Comparison

Djibouti Senegal
🚶 Cost of living one person
$548
$969
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1332
$2381
🏠 One person rent
$242
$520
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$1007
🍽️ Food expenses
$205
$293
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.5
$64.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$383
$414
💸 GDP per capita
$3425
$1472
😃 Human freedom index
3.9
7.07
❤️ Life expectancy
67.5
68.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
43
🌐 English speaking %
1%
2%
🎓 Higher education
14
57
😀 Quality of life
24
42
🏙️ Population
957K
15.9M

The average cost of living in Djibouti ($548) is 44% less expensive than in Senegal ($969). Djibouti ranked 159th vs 71st for Senegal 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 Djibouti compared to 0.4 months in Senegal. Ranked 174th and 118th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Djibouti vs Senegal

We calculate prices for Djibouti and Senegal as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 9 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.

Djibouti Senegal
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.77
$6.42
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.9
$32
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.64
$6.89
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$2.17
 Cappuccino
$1.74
$2.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.68
$0.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$235
$460
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
$391
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
$1224
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$300
$762
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.7
$68.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$59
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.8
$47
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.6%
8.74%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1159
$10694
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$726
$10382
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.46
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19
$22.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.92
$13.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$1.22
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.77
$0.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$0.74
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.51
$1.89
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.44
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.13
$9.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.75
$8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$1.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.28
$1.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$7.78
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$1.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.51
$1.33
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.79
$3.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$3.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.43
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.9
$52
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.08
$6.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21
$37.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.5
$9.49
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.3
$52.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$132
$164
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3732
$9253

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In Djibouti

City Cost of living Population
Djibouti City
$552
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$523
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$524
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City Cost of living Population
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$1047
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$871
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$921
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Ziguinchor
$916
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Saint-Louis
$853
176K
Kaolack
$930
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Louga
$921
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$903
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$921
24.2K