Cost of Living in Benin

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 CFA 1,500.00-2,222.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 16,500.00 CFA 10,000.00-24,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3,000.00 CFA 2,500.00-3,500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 600.00 CFA 350.00-1,500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,750.00 CFA 800.00-2,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2,166.67 CFA 1,000.00-3,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 430.00 CFA 350.00-900.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 325.00 CFA 200.00-1,000.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,880.05 CFA 3,785.41-4,163.95
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 665.27 CFA 453.59-907.19
Rice (white), (1 lb) 294.84 CFA 226.80-453.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,150.00 CFA 720.00-1,350.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 816.47 CFA 453.59-2,267.96
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,149.10 CFA 566.99-1,587.58
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,587.58 CFA 907.19-1,814.37
Apples (1 lb) 708.74 CFA 453.59-907.19
Banana (1 lb) 294.84 CFA 136.08-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 302.40 CFA 136.08-453.59
Tomato (1 lb) 362.87 CFA 226.80-680.39
Potato (1 lb) 362.87 CFA 272.16-453.59
Onion (1 lb) 393.11 CFA 226.80-453.59
Lettuce (1 head) 200.00 CFA 200.00-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 650.00 CFA 500.00-1,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 CFA 1,500.00-5,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 587.50 CFA 500.00-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 CFA 600.00-1,500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 550.00 CFA 500.00-600.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,000.00 CFA
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ?
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2,000.00 CFA
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,023.36 CFA
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 CFA
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,993.65 CFA 1,892.71-2,176.61
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 15,312.50 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) 28,653.50 CFA 15,000.00-42,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40,000.00 CFA 30,000.00-55,000.00
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 166,666.67 CFA
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) 5,000.00 CFA
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,000.00 CFA
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,000.00 CFA
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 15,000.00 CFA
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 145,000.00 CFA 35,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 91,666.67 CFA 25,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 333,333.33 CFA 250,000.00-450,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 160,000.00 CFA 80,000.00-250,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 464,511.33 CFA
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 138,333.33 CFA
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.00

Prices in Benin

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Last update: June 2022
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