DR Congo vs Greece - Cost of Living Comparison

DR Congo Greece
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1001
$919
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2587
$2236
🏠 One person rent
$516
$427
🏘️ Family rent
$1276
$736
🍽️ Food expenses
$286
$337
🚐 Transport expenses
$124
$59.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$435
$789
💸 GDP per capita
$544
$17647
😃 Human freedom index
5.62
7.86
❤️ Life expectancy
61
81.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
49
🌐 English speaking %
1%
51%
🎓 Higher education
41
87
😀 Quality of life
20
61
🏙️ Population
86.8M
10.8M

The average cost of living in the DR Congo ($1001) is 9% more expensive than in Greece ($919). the DR Congo ranked 65th vs 74th for Greece in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in the DR Congo compared to 0.9 months in Greece. Ranked 184th and 56th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the DR Congo vs Greece

We calculate prices for the DR Congo and Greece as a population-weighted mean of 25 and 50 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.

DR Congo Greece
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
$40.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.13
$7.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.1
$3.87
 Cappuccino
$4.64
$3.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.97
$1.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$372
$355
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$301
$273
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1637
$652
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$822
$514
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$168
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$258
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.4
$31.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.27%
4.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2776
$2496
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1494
$2001
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.21
$1.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$81
$35.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.88
$11.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.93
$2.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.46
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.75
$0.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.55
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$9.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.49
$7.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.28
$9.69
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$1.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.17
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$0.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
$2.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.7
$6.41
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$1.38
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.57
$4.68
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$5.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$4.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.23
$2.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$75.8
$36.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.63
$7.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.2
$35.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.25
$9.09
👖 Brand Jeans
$33.4
$75.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$42.8
$74.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$109
$337
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1605
$6225

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Cities Comparison in the DR Congo vs Greece

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the DR Congo

City Cost of living Population
Kinshasa
$1085
11.9M
Kananga
$964
1.97M
Lubumbashi
$1009
1.79M
Mbuji-Mayi
$950
1.56M
Mbandaka
$906
1.19M
Kisangani
$923
936K
Bukavu
$845
871K
Tshikapa
$965
732K
Uvira
$911
590K
Kolwezi
$906
573K
Likasi
$890
423K
Bunia
$886
328K
Matadi
$878
306K
Beni
$869
232K
Butembo
$869
218K
Mwene-Ditu
$864
196K
Kikwit
$865
187K
Isiro
$866
183K
Kindu
$861
172K
Boma
$861
163K
Gandajika
$854
146K
Kalemie
$859
147K
Gemena
$856
139K
Bumba
$853
103K
Mbanza-Ngungu
$853
100K

In Greece

City Cost of living Population
Athens
$1059
664K
Crete
$869
623K
Thessaloniki
$961
315K
Piraeus
$1086
164K
Patras
$822
167K
Larissa
$850
145K
Peristeri
$973
140K
Heraklion
$851
141K
Glyfada
$1267
87.3K
Kallithea
$889
101K
Kifissia
$1182
47.3K
Volos
$917
86K
Nea Smyrni
$991
73.1K
Nikaia
$888
89.4K
Nea Ionia
$889
67.1K
Komotini
$834
51K
Palaio Faliro
$920
64K
Alexandroupoli
$769
57.8K
Kalamata
$808
53K
Serres
$885
58.3K
Rhodes
$995
49.5K
Chalcis
$919
59.1K
Xanthi
$783
56.1K
Chania
$972
53.9K
Ioannina
$810
65.6K
Trikala
$713
61.7K
Kavala
$870
54K
Lamia
$819
52K
Kozani
$807
41.1K
Katerini
$794
56K