Cost of Living in Saint-Louis, Senegal

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1038
$2238
🛋️ Without rent
$434
$1290
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$604
$949
🍽️ Food
$295
$782
🚐 Transport
$48.4
$135
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$502
😀 Quality of life
24
🏙️ Population
176K

The average cost of living in Saint-Louis is $1038, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5418th out of 9294 in our global list and 9th out of 9 in Senegal.

The median after-tax salary is $502, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 8674th (TOP 93%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in Senegal. With an estimated population of 176K, Saint-Louis is the 5th largest city in Senegal.

Why living in Saint-Louis 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 Saint-Louis for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport5 kmSaint Louis Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate12.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank4833University Gaston Berger
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Prices in Saint-Louis

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.77
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.41
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.17
 Cappuccino
$2.88
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$237
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$493
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$962
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$672
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$101
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$157
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$61.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9251
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9694
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.4
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.19
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.24
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.97
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$175
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4277

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