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Cost of Living in Benin

Cost of Living in Benin

Cost of Living in Benin

 

Restaurants
 

Range

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 CFA 1,000.003,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 17,000.00 CFA 10,000.0024,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3,500.00 CFA 2,500.005,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 600.00 CFA 500.001,300.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1,500.00 CFA 800.002,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2,125.00 CFA 1,000.003,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 450.00 CFA 400.00500.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 333.33 CFA 300.00400.00

Markets
Range
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1,025.00 CFA 1,000.001,100.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 833.33 CFA 500.001,000.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 600.00 CFA 500.001,000.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,120.00 CFA 720.001,350.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 1,800.00 CFA 1,000.005,000.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 2,533.33 CFA 1,250.003,500.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3,875.00 CFA 2,000.005,000.00
Apples (1kg) 1,562.50 CFA 1,000.002,500.00
Banana (1kg) 640.00 CFA 300.001,000.00
Oranges (1kg) 750.00 CFA 300.001,000.00
Tomato (1kg) 800.00 CFA 500.001,500.00
Potato (1kg) 800.00 CFA 600.001,000.00
Onion (1kg) 900.00 CFA 500.001,000.00
Lettuce (1 head) 275.00 CFA 200.00500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 625.00 CFA 500.001,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3,500.00 CFA 1,500.006,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 575.00 CFA 500.00600.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 950.00 CFA 600.001,500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 550.00 CFA 500.00600.00

Transportation
 

Range

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,000.00 CFA
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ?
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2,000.00 CFA 2,000.002,000.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2,500.00 CFA
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 CFA
Gasoline (1 liter) 535.00 CFA 500.00575.00
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)
 

Range

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 16,875.00 CFA 10,625.0020,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 60.00 CFA 60.0060.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28,421.57 CFA 15,000.0042,500.00

Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40,000.00 CFA 25,000.0055,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6,000.00 CFA
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,000.00 CFA 2,000.003,500.00
 

Childcare
 

Range

Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 105,833.33 CFA 45,000.00166,666.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,100,000.00 CFA 1,700,000.004,500,000.00

Clothing And Shoes
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
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 145,000.00 CFA 35,000.00300,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 91,666.67 CFA 25,000.00150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 333,333.33 CFA 250,000.00450,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 160,000.00 CFA 80,000.00250,000.00

Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?

Salaries And Financing
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: May 2022
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