Cost of Living in Benin

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 CFA 1,500.00-3,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 16,500.00 CFA 15,000.00-24,500.00
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) 2,000.00 CFA 2,000.00-2,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2,500.00 CFA 1,000.00-3,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 420.00 CFA 300.00-900.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 310.00 CFA 200.00-1,000.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4,211.27 CFA 3,785.41-4,921.04
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 555.65 CFA 136.08-907.19
Rice (white), (1 lb) 471.74 CFA 272.16-816.47
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,165.00 CFA 600.00-1,440.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,179.34 CFA 453.59-4,082.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,258.72 CFA 680.39-1,814.37
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,338.10 CFA 907.19-1,814.37
Apples (1 lb) 765.44 CFA 453.59-907.19
Banana (1 lb) 306.18 CFA 136.08-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 283.50 CFA 136.08-453.59
Tomato (1 lb) 442.25 CFA 226.80-907.19
Potato (1 lb) 362.87 CFA 272.16-453.59
Onion (1 lb) 374.21 CFA 226.80-453.59
Lettuce (1 head) 333.33 CFA 150.00-500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 642.86 CFA 500.00-1,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5,000.00 CFA 2,500.00-12,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 587.50 CFA 400.00-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 950.00 CFA 600.00-1,500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 600.00 CFA 500.00-2,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,000.00 CFA
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4,347.83 CFA
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 900.00 CFA 800.00-1,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,609.34 CFA 1,287.48-4,023.36
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 CFA
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,231.03 CFA 1,892.71-2,649.79
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,000,000.00 CFA
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 60,208.33 CFA 10,625.00-150,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 25,000.00 CFA
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28,810.31 CFA 25,000.00-42,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25,000.00 CFA 20,000.00-55,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6,000.00 CFA
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4,250.00 CFA 2,000.00-7,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 125,000.00 CFA 83,333.33-166,666.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,666,666.67 CFA 3,000,000.00-4,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 10,000.00 CFA 5,000.00-15,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 5,000.00 CFA 5,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,000.00 CFA 5,000.00-15,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 23,333.33 CFA 15,000.00-40,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 104,166.67 CFA 35,000.00-200,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 76,666.67 CFA 25,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 310,000.00 CFA 150,000.00-450,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 159,166.67 CFA 75,000.00-250,000.00
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 139,353.40 CFA
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 171,666.67 CFA
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.00

Prices in Benin

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Last update: December 2023
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