Cost of Living in Saint-Louis, Senegal

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$853
$2202
🛋️ Without rent
$399
$1241
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$454
$961
🍽️ Food
$267
$707
🚐 Transport
$43.5
$123
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$395
😀 Quality of life
30
🏙️ Population
176K

The average cost of living in Saint-Louis is $853, which is in the top 37% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5893rd out of 9294 in our global list and 9th out of 9 in Senegal.

The median after-tax salary is $395, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 8485th (TOP 91%) 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 airport 5 km Saint Louis Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 8.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 4454 University Gaston Berger
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Prices in Saint-Louis

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.53
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.89
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.02
 Cappuccino
$2.7
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$378
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1177
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$729
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9118
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9023
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.4
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.07
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.36
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$161
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8969

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