Cost of Living in Kara | Togo

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$571
$1509
🛋️ Without rent
$429
$1289
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$142
$220
🍽️ Food
$292
$755
🚐 Transport
$17.2
$41.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$161
🏙️ Population
94.9k

The average cost of living in Kara is $571, which is in the top 22% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7224th out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 6 in Togo.

The median after-tax salary is $161, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months. Ranked 9152nd (TOP 99%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in Togo. With an estimated population of 94.9k, Kara is the 4th largest city in Togo.

Why living in Kara costs 3.5 times more than the average salary? 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 Kara for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport27 kmNiamtougou International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate22.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank14001University of Kara
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Prices in Kara

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.04
☕ Cappuccino
$3.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.38

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$124
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$109
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$272
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$156
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.97
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$352
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$473

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.64
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$34.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.53
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.34

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.44
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$33.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$67.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$137
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$58.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7589