Cost of Living in Benin

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,500.00 CFA 800.00-2,222.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 16,000.00 CFA 7,000.00-24,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7,944.00 CFA 5,888.00-10,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 600.00 CFA 350.00-1,500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,500.00 CFA 800.00-2,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1,675.00 CFA 1,000.00-2,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 475.00 CFA 400.00-500.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 350.00 CFA 300.00-700.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,911.59 CFA 3,785.41-4,163.95
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 755.99 CFA 453.59-907.19
Rice (white), (1 lb) 272.16 CFA 226.80-362.87
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,100.00 CFA 720.00-1,200.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,156.66 CFA 453.59-2,267.96
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,020.58 CFA 566.99-1,587.58
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,889.97 CFA 1,360.78-2,267.96
Apples (1 lb) 878.84 CFA 453.59-1,133.98
Banana (1 lb) 317.52 CFA 181.44-408.23
Oranges (1 lb) 302.40 CFA 226.80-453.59
Tomato (1 lb) 442.25 CFA 362.87-680.39
Potato (1 lb) 332.63 CFA 272.16-362.87
Onion (1 lb) 423.35 CFA 362.87-453.59
Lettuce (1 head) 300.00 CFA 200.00-500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 687.50 CFA 500.00-1,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 CFA 1,500.00-6,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 566.67 CFA 500.00-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 766.67 CFA 600.00-800.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 500.00 CFA
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) ?
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ?
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2,000.00 CFA 2,000.00-2,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,023.36 CFA
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) ?
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,053.59 CFA 1,892.71-2,176.61
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,000,000.00 CFA
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000,000.00 CFA
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 16,875.00 CFA 10,625.00-20,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 60.00 CFA 60.00-60.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31,760.04 CFA 25,000.00-42,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40,000.00 CFA 25,000.00-55,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6,000.00 CFA
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,000.00 CFA 1,500.00-3,500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 105,833.33 CFA 45,000.00-166,666.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,100,000.00 CFA 1,700,000.00-4,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) ?
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) ?
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) ?
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes ?
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 31,666.67 CFA 25,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 68,333.33 CFA 25,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 300,000.00 CFA 200,000.00-450,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 131,666.67 CFA 45,000.00-250,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 132,500.00 CFA
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.00

Prices in Benin

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Last update: July 2021
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