DR Congo vs Slovakia - Cost of Living Comparison

DR Congo Slovakia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1001
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2587
$2142
🏠 One person rent
$516
$504
🏘️ Family rent
$1276
$839
🍽️ Food expenses
$286
$279
🚐 Transport expenses
$124
$43.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$435
$994
💸 GDP per capita
$544
$19267
😃 Human freedom index
5.62
8.21
❤️ Life expectancy
61
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
52
🌐 English speaking %
1%
25.9%
🎓 Higher education
41
76
😀 Quality of life
20
63
🏙️ Population
86.8M
5.45M

The average cost of living in the DR Congo ($1001) is 10% more expensive than in Slovakia ($913). the DR Congo ranked 65th vs 76th for Slovakia 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 1.1 months in Slovakia. Ranked 184th and 50th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the DR Congo vs Slovakia

We calculate prices for the DR Congo and Slovakia as a population-weighted mean of 25 and 23 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 Slovakia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$6.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
$29.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.13
$6.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.1
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$4.64
$2.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.97
$1.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$372
$460
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$301
$353
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1637
$785
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$822
$615
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$168
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$258
$174
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.4
$16.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.27%
1.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2776
$2802
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1494
$2115
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.21
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$81
$23.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.88
$10.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.93
$1.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.46
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.75
$0.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.55
$2.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$9.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.49
$5.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.28
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$1.46
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$1.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$3.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.7
$4.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.57
$4.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$3.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.23
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$75.8
$31.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.63
$7.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.2
$33
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.25
$11.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$33.4
$57.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$42.8
$66.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$109
$360
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1605
$6863

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Cities Comparison in the DR Congo vs Slovakia

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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 Slovakia

City Cost of living Population
Bratislava
$1032
476K
Kosice
$1001
239K
Petrzalka
$848
114K
Nitra
$964
77.4K
Zilina
$934
82.7K
Presov
$716
88.7K
Trnava
$897
65.4K
Banska Bystrica
$884
76K
Martin
$840
55K
Trencin
$795
55.6K
Prievidza
$863
46.1K
Poprad
$851
52K
Zvolen
$846
42.5K
Povazska Bystrica
$776
39.8K
Nove Zamky
$916
38.2K
Komarno
$842
33.9K
Piestany
$712
27.7K
Michalovce
$762
39.2K
Levice
$794
32K
Ruzomberok
$698
26.9K
Spisska Nova Ves
$779
37.3K
Liptovsky Mikulas
$871
32.6K
Lucenec
$900
28K