Cost of Living in Guinea-Bissau

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$774
$1792
🛋️ Without rent
$397
$1134
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$377
$658
🍽️ Food
$280
$733
🚐 Transport
$40.7
$115
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1004
💸 GDP per capita
$776
😃 Human freedom index
6.51
❤️ Life expectancy
59.7
🌐 English speaking %
2.9%
🏙️ Population
1.86M

The cost of living in Guinea-Bissau is $774, which is 1.35 times less expensive than the world average. Guinea-Bissau ranked 116th out of 197 countries by cost of living and the 156th best country to live in.

The average salary after taxes in Guinea-Bissau is $1004, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months.

Why living in Guinea-Bissau 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 Guinea-Bissau for locals and expats differ significantly.

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Prices in Guinea-Bissau

We calculate prices for Guinea-Bissau as a population-weighted mean of 2 cities. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$2.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$426
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$553
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$519
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$94
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$38.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1649
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1384
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.95
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$79.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2818

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