Cost of Living in Kisangani

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$664
$1945
🛋️ Without rent
$410
$1129
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$254
$816
🍽️ Food
$237
$616
🚐 Transport
$107
$259
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$285
😀 Quality of life
10
🏙️ Population
936K

The average cost of living in Kisangani is $664, which is in the top 28% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6692nd out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 25 in the DR Congo.

The median after-tax salary is $285, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 9135th (TOP 98%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 6th best city to live in the DR Congo. With an estimated population of 936K, Kisangani is the 5th largest city in the DR Congo.

Why living in Kisangani is so expensive? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Kisangani for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport17 kmBangoka International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate19.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank4602University of Kisangani
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Prices in Kisangani

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.06
 Cappuccino
$2.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$160
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1200
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$603
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$72.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1099
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$737
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$83.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.77
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.42
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.34
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.24
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$78.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.19
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$41.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.25
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$37.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$86.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3015

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